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Portraits of the British Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie. In Two Volumes by Anonymous - First Edition - 1824 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 008239)

Portraits of the British Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie. In Two Volumes

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Portraits of the British Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie. In Two Volumes

by Anonymous

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  • Hardcover
  • First
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London: James Carpenter and Son, 1824. SCARCE "Engraved from the best authorities and illustrated by notes, biographical, critical, and poetical." Text describes 138 portraits, which are interleaved. "Printed by D.S. Maurice, Fenchurch Street"--Vol. 1, page 144." Two folio volumes bound in contemporary pebbled blue morocco over blue moire silk boards, backs with gilt lettering and gilt decorations, tops gilt. Very Good Plus, light to moderate spotting associated with portrait pages, light rubbing at tips. A handsome and well-bound set, and quite uncommon. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
008239
Title
Portraits of the British Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper and Beattie. In Two Volumes
Author
Anonymous
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Carpenter and Son
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1824
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Fine Bindings;
Size
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
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folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,... [More]
pebbled
Pebbled cloth or leather describes the covering of a hardcover book with a decorative texture of repeated small raised bumps,... [More]
gilt
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]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [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... [More]

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