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ENGLISH POETS - Twelve Essays

ENGLISH POETS - Twelve Essays

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ENGLISH POETS - Twelve Essays

by Gostwick, Joseph

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New York: Stroefer and Kirchner. Good. 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. 229 pages; Decorative cloth binding is extremely worn at spine and extremeties; spine roughly repaired; contents are quite nice - clean and complete; all edges gilt. With all Twelve Portraits of the Poets: Shakespeare, Milton, Addison, Pope, Goldsmith, Burns, Wordsworth, Scott, Byron, Shelley, Longfellow, Tennyson. OCLC 2548960 The handsome portraits are produced photographically and onlayed to the pages within printed borders (albumen type). Walt Whitman drew from Joseph Gostwick's book German Literature for his ideas on Hegel and Niebuhr. .

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Bookseller
Antiquarian Book Shop US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
44705
Title
ENGLISH POETS - Twelve Essays
Author
Gostwick, Joseph
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Stroefer and Kirchner
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1875
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
19th Century Photographs, Albumen print photographs, Portraits of Famous Poets, English Poetry
Bookseller catalogs
19th Century; Photography;

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