The Shelley Papers; Memoir of Percy Bysshe Shelley, T. Medwin, 1833
The Shelley Papers; Memoir of Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Original poems and Papers by Percy Bysshe Shelley. Now First Collected. By T. Medwin, Esq.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. With his signature in pencil to first pastedown. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by Whittaker, Treacher, & Co, London, 1833. First edition of a collection of papers which were first published in The Atheneum (a British literary magazine), the previous year. First edition is uncommon.
A very good hardback, rebound in later purple cloth with title label to spine. Cover is in fine condition. Previous owner's signature to free endpaper, with impression from that inscription being lightly visible on the title page.
Text is very good and soundly bound. There are exposed glue marks at the inner joint before title page, and there is occasional age spotting, but infrequent. Shiny gilt edges to text block. A fairly uncommon book.
Text in English.
viii + 180pp.
Weight approximately 149g unpacked.
Dimensions: Approximately 147mm high x 104mm wide x 10mm deep.