Book Description

Wordsworth, William (1770-1850). The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. A New Edition. In Six [= Eight] Volumes. Complete with the volumes 7 and 8, all uniformly bound in handsome straight grained blue oasis by Rivière & Son. London, Edward Moxon, 1836 (vols.1-2)/ 1837 (vols.3-6), 1842 (vol.7)/ 1851 (vol.8),, first edition, 8 vols., frontispiece engraved portrait of Wordsworth, handsomely bound 19th cent. in full dark blue straight-grain oasis beautifully decorated on the spines with gilt tooling in compartments and on raised bands, two giltlettered brown leather title-shields in two compartments and dated in gilt at the foot of each volume, double gilt fillet and blindtooled ornamented border on the covers, elaborately gilt inside dentelles with marbled endpapers, cover-edges gilt, top edges gilt, 17,4 x 11,7 cm.
Dealer Notes
= Beautifully bound set by Rivière & Son. A splendid set with only minor rubbed spots along joints and at corners.
Author Wordsworth, William (1770-1850)
Date 1836-1851
Binding full dark blue straight-grain oasis by Riviere & Son
Publisher Edward Moxon
Condition Fine

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