The Poetical Works of James Thomson

Thomson, James
Publication Date 1881
Publisher William P. Nimmo & Co
Binding Hardback
Condition Good+, sound copy
SKU 19124
Notes Leather is slightly worn to spine ends and hinges, and lightly bumped to one corner and significantly bumped to one corner of the rear board. A little foxing to prelims. Clean and sound.


Hardback. xliii, 498pp. The Seasons; The Castle of Indolence; Liberty; Amanda; Songs in the Masque of Alfred (including Rule, Britannia! and variations); Misc poems, etc. Extensive introductory material includes a Life of James Thomson. Half bound in maroon leather with raised bands and gilt titles to the spine, and gilt lines bordering the textured maroon cloth to the boards. Marbled endpapers with previous owner’s label Henry James Prytherch, (who received the MBE in 1918). Engraved frontispiece, illustrated title page, vignette title page and 11 further plates. Text handsomely presented within red-line borders throughout.
Price: £32.00
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