Brown cloth covers. Elaborate gilt on front and spine. No tears in cloth nor any cloth missing. Edges and corners frayed. No tears in cloth over external hinges. Pages have gilt edges. Each book is about 3" thick. Orig. brown EPs are clean, paper over internal hinges split, but hinge is intact. Frontis of Longfellow in vols. 1 & 3. Eleven pages of illustrations listed in vol. 1 & 2, 5 pages of illustrations listed in vol. 3. All text blocks tight. No loose pages. No writing or stains found. Paper is heavy stock. Vol 1 & 2 poetry. Vol 3 Prose work and later poems. Pages: 488,928,1407. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Poetical and Prose Works of Henry ...
Editorial: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co.
Año de publicación: 1879
Ilustrador: Ipsen, Smillie, Merrill, Darley, Abbey, et al...
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: 5th or later Edition
Descripción Houghton Mifflin Company, 1880. Full-Leather. Estado de conservación: Very Good. No Jacket. Lightly rubbed. 1407 pp. 13 x 10. Three hardcover volumes. Five raised spine bands, gilt titles and harp decoration, embossed borders, gilt page ridges, gilt tooling bordering marbled inner boards, marbled endpapers, steel engravings by various artists, biographical sketch by Octavius B. Frothingham. An attractive set of the works of the prolific American poet.Keywords: AMERICAN POETRY WORLD LITERATURE CLASSICS POETRY. Nº de ref. de la librería 1515942
Descripción Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., 1879. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Used: Good. Illustrated. 3 volume set. Fine bindings. A handsome set from an important Baltimore merchant family. Folios. Bound in contemporary 3/4 green leather binding over blue cloth boards. Gilt ruled. 5 raised spine bands. All edges gilt. Minor shelf wear scuffs to covers. Volume III has a small scuff on the spine. The rear cover of volume I is somewhat discolored. Solid bindings and covers. Illustrated edition. Engravings throughout. Large format. Clean, unmarked pages. Volume 3 dated 1883. Provenance: Gift inscription from Charles Morton Stewart to Josephine Lurman Stewart, 1880 (1847-1929, Baltimore, MD). Later Christmas inscription to Josephine Lurman Stewart Jr. from her grandmother. Stewart owned a fleet of coffee ships which traded with Brazil. He was a trustee of Johns Hopkins University and Director of the National Bank of Baltimore. This is an oversized or heavy book that requires additional postage for international delivery outside of Canada and the US. Nº de ref. de la librería 1502100063