H.W. Longfellow Poetical Works complete 1892 Fine leather set 6 vols. w/ portraitsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with Bibliographical and Critical Notes - Riverside Edition.
Published 1892, Boston by Houghton, Mifflin and Company.
6 volumes, each c. 330 pages. Text in English. Frontis engraved portrait protected by original tissue guards, three other volumes with frontis engravings as well.
Period 1/2 leather bindings, raised bands, gilt title lettering and decorations at spine base, marbled covers and end papers, top edge gilt.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Small scuffing along joints, a couple small nicks or surface dings to spine leather near bottom in unobtrusive manner, overall still handsome and stately on the shelf.
Interior contents remain clean and bright, largely free of any age spotting. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 8" H X 5 1/2" W.