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POETICAL WORKS by  Thomas: editor)  Percy (HUTCHINSON - Hardcover - Reprint - (1952) - from Charles Agvent and Biblio.com

POETICAL WORKS

by SHELLEY, Percy (HUTCHINSON, Thomas: editor)

Condition: Fine in a lovely binding. Would make a wonderful gift


London: Oxford University Press, (1952). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine in a lovely binding. Would make a wonderful gift. Octavo (5-1/2" x 8-1/2") beautifully bound by Maurin in 3/4 blue morocco leather and blue cloth with a gilt-decorated and lettered spine, three raised bands, top edge gilt; xxiii, 918 pages.
  • Bookseller: Charles Agvent US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015350
  • Title: POETICAL WORKS
  • Author: SHELLEY, Percy (HUTCHINSON, Thomas: editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in a lovely binding. Would make a wonderful gift
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reprint
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Place: London
  • Date published: (1952)
  • Keywords: Percy Shelley; Fine Binding
  • Bookseller catalogs: Poetry; Fine Bindings; Romantic Poetry; Gift Ideas;


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raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created ...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing ei...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne...[more]
reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition....[more]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye.(see also Goatsk...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]

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