Book Description

This three volume set of Wordsworth's Prose Works, and being published for the first time, was a limited set printed on superior paper for 112 named subscribers, of which this set was for William Cavendish, seventh Duke of Devonshire.
Dealer Notes
The contents of vol.1 reveals Wordsworth's Political and Ethical considerations, including The Apology for the French Revolution, published from the author's manuscript for the first time. His essay on the Convention of Cintra comments on the conclusion of the Peninsula Wars. Vol. 2 covers Aesthetical and Literary essays and includes much comment on poetry and concludes with A Guide through the District of the Lakes. Vol. 3 entitled Critical and Ethical, includes detailed reflection and comment on his poetry. The final section concerns some of his letters.
Author Wordsworth, W.
Date 1876
Binding Cloth binding
Publisher Moxon
Condition Very good, firm text blocks and hinges, very little marking to boards and spine where the gilt has not been sunned, minor foxing to fore edges,
Pages xxxviii, 360 : 347 : xxii, 516, [2]

Price: £350.00

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