Eton College 1st Edition Poetry (1907)

Gray

Poems of Thomas Gray

Published: 1907

Date: 1907

Poems of Thomas Gray published by Spottiswoode, London for Eton College 1907. A prize binding in full leather, size 27 by 18 cm. 164 pages. Illustrated with a portrait of Gray and an engraving of a country churchyard by Radclyffe and with a series of decorative motifs to the beginning and end of each poem. All edges gilt. The school crest is gold-stamped to the front and back boards and the spine has gilt decoration and raised bands. This appears to be intended for a prize but has no bookplate or indication that it was ever awarded. Front board has a minor scratch mark 3 cm. long, otherwise Good to VG condition.

Illustrated
Engravings

Condition
Good to VG

Binding
Full leather

£35

Offered by Arthur Hook