1833 Republic Of Letters Poetry Prose Anthology Leather For Sale
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The Republic of Letters
A selection in Poetry and Prose,
From the works of the most eminent writers with many original pieces
By A. Whitelaw
In Four Volumes
With Twenty Engravings
Volumes I and II only (Bound in One)
1833 - Glasgow - Blackie and Son
7" by 4" - 420, 420pp
Full red leather binding with gilt detail to spine. With engraved frontispiece and further plates throughout! Please note that this is volume I and II only of a four volume set.
Nice anthology of poetry and prose. Contributors include; Shelley; Thomas Brydson; Mrs Hemans; Mrs S C Hall; Cooper; Thomas Stoddart; Dugald Moore; Keats; Lamb and lots more!
The binding is generally firm and both covers are attached. Both inner hinges are strained however and the boards are holding by the cords only. The rear outer hinge is starting to crack but holding firm. There is some minor wear to the extremities including fading to the spine and bumping to the corners. Internally the book is generally clean and bright apart from some spotting in places and the odd handling mark. sometimes affecting the plates. There is a closed tear to the bottom of page 420 of volume I.
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