The Poetical Works of George Herbert

Herbert, George
Publication Date 1863
Publisher Bickers and Bush
Binding Hardback
Condition Good+, sound copy
SKU 20217
Notes Leather is a little surface worn to edges but binding is clean and sound and gilt remains bright. Ex libris and previous owner’s names all date from the nineteenth century.

Description

Hardback Full leather. Brown leather with raised bands with gilt flowers between. Red leather label to spine with gilt titles. Additional blind impressed banding to spine and deep decorative borders impressed to the leather of the front and back bevelled boards. Marbled endpapers. A glossy red to all edges. xxxv, 311pp. Introduction includes a ‘Life’. Also includes The Synagogue by C. Harvey, a poem in imitation of Herbert. Attractively produced text includes much black and white decoration to margins and between poems. Introduction by John Nicol. Text edited by Charles Cowden Clarke.
Price: £65.00
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