Antique late Victorian era (1880-1890) hardcover book The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. The Lansdowne Poets edition printed, bound, published in London, England by Frederick Warne & Co.
This hardcover book is complete at 613++ pages | NO! dust jacket.
About the book: Contains all of the known poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley (up to about 1890) including the classics of Ozymandias, Political Greatness, Sonnet to Byron, to a Skylark, Mutability (aka The Flower that Smiles Today), Ode to the West Wind, Mont Blanc, to the Moon, Queen Mab, to the Queen of My Heart, Adonais, The Masque of Anarchy and many others.
Condition: In VERY GOOD! antique condition with a strong, sturdy spine and sewn-in bind with NO! pages fully separated. There is stress to the bind towards the center of the book. Pages show MODERATE! foxing (for the age of the book) with all text still clear and legible. Handsomely embossed boards and spine show VERY LITTLE! wear or rub with all wording and decoration bright and vivid. All illustrations, as well as the portrait of Shelley at the frontispiece of the book, are bright and vivid with NO! fading apparent. Spine shows some LIGHT! fraying at the top and bottom. Book shows a few small tears to the corners of the pages, a few dog-eared corners and a few spots of browning from dampness. Covers show a few light blemishes to the fabric. Please review each of the posted photos for a complete visual of the item.
Approximate measurements: hardcover book measures 7" x 4-1/2" | complete at 613++ pages | NO! dust jacket.
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