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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, edited by William Michael Rossetti, c. 1890

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SKU LAN9121

The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth (The Only Complete Cheap Edition). Edited by William Michael Rossetti. Illustrated by Henry Dell.

Published by Ward, Lock, & Co., London, New York. Printed in Perth, Scotland. Undated but c. 1890, and with a previous owner's name inscribed with 1891 to first blank free endpaper.

A very good hardback with full red morocco leather with tooled gilt decoration and raised bands to spine. Bumped  and worn to corners and head and tail of spine. Covers are bright and spine slightly dulled. Gilt dentelles to inner covers with marbled endpapers, partially cracked at inner hinges, but still soundly bound. Showthrough to gutter just before last text leaf.

With portrait frontispiece with tissue guard. Text is bright and clean throughout, and printed with decorative red borders. Gilt edges to text block. Plates and illustrations are clean and attractive.

Text in English.

xiv + 568pp + Plates.

Weight approximately 651g (unpacked).

Approx Dimensions:  

189mm high x 130mm wide x 39mm deep.