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Lives of the British poets with specimens of their writings
Title: Lives of the British poets with specimens of their writings
Author: William P Nimmo editor
ISBN: NMW 001012
Publisher: William Nimmo
Year Published: 1878
Our Price: £49.50 GBP ($74.75 USD)
Description: William Nimmo, London and Edinburgh 1878: ochre coloured leather hardcover with darker brown spine : front with impressed gilt crest: gilt decorated spine divided into six divisions by raised bands. Title showing on black to second division. 384 red boardered pages : stipple decorated endpapers and page edging. Black and white portraits of poets included. Synopsis: A collection of short biographies of Shakespeare, Milton, Cowper, Pope, Goldsmith, Byron, Wordsworth, Moore, Scott, Burns, Beattie, and Thompson including critical appraisals of their work and samples of their poetry. Condition:some brown line marking to front and back cover: Grocers Company's school prize label dated 1882 to front fixed endpaper: light foxing to preliminary and illustration pages: overall very firm, clean and good .
Condition: Collectable- Very Good
Type: Used Books