Coleridge Shelley & Keats Poetical works 1839 collected poems nice leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Book Bindings, Poetry, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Shelley, John Keats).
The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats, Complete in One Volume, stereotyped by J. Howe.
Published 1839, Philadelphia, by Thomas, Cowperthwait, & Co.
225, 275, 75 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece protected by original tissue guard.
Period full leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering, marbled edges and end papers.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, leather supple, spine uniformly age darkened, early owners name written in ink at top of front cover.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina, light scattered age spotting throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 5 7/8" W.