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The Poetical Works. Complete edition. With illustrations by John Gilbert, etc by  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Hardcover - 1864 - from Paul Haynes Rare Books (SKU: biblio48)

The Poetical Works. Complete edition. With illustrations by John Gilbert, etc

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The Poetical Works. Complete edition. With illustrations by John Gilbert, etc

by Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

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First edition thus. Routledge, Warne and Routledge. London. 1864. Small Octavo. x, 610pp. Engraved frontispiece, and 7 further tissue guarded engraved plates. Full green morocco, spine in five compartments with raised bands and gilt double boxing, dotted rules and foliar embellishment. Gilt rules and embossing to covers, inner gilt curlicues. Corners slightly rubbed.. All edges gilt. Endpapers lightly toned. Charles Thurnam and Sons Carlisle bookseller plate to verso ffep.

Inscribed "Second Music Prize Presented to Miss Browne by H. E. Ford Abbey Street Xmas 1865." [Miss Harriet Emma Ford, of Abbey Street School in Carlisle.] Emma Browne of Tallantire Hall, later Mrs Emma Moorsom, wife of James Marshall Moorsom.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) poet. First published edition in the UK to include Tales of a Wayside Inn and Birds of Passage.


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The Poetical Works. Complete edition. With illustrations by John Gilbert, etc
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Gilbert, John
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Routledge, Warne and Routledge.
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About Paul Haynes Rare Books

Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.


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Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
A common abbreviation for Front Free EndPaper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...[more]
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...[more]

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