The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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 Published by Henry Frowde Oxford University Press 1912.  Notable for its exquisite “Tree Calf” binding. This copy is Near Fine condition and appears unread.  Tree Calf motif to the front and rear boards. Five raised bands with gilt titles over red in the 2nd compartment. Extensive gilt stamped devices to the rest of the spine.  Dentilled (gilt blindstamping) boards. Fine gilt stamping to the edges of the boards all the way round, moderately worn to the bottom edge. Marbled (text block) edges all the way round. Marbled paste downs with blindstamped devices to the squares. Interior is clean and unmarked excepting very neat gift inscription in fountain pen to the ffep dated 1915. Small bookseller tag to the verso of the front board. 886 pps.