Collected Sonnets

BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John. KEATS, John. Collected Sonnets.

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BUCKLAND WRIGHT, John. KEATS, John. Collected Sonnets. Maastricht. The Halcyon Press A.A.M. Stols. 1930.

8vo., original blue cloth lettered in gilt to spine with gilt block after Buckland Wright to upper board; outer edges untrimmed; pp. [iv], lxiv, [viii]; illustrated with portrait frontis of the author, and a further 10 wood-engravings by John Buckland Wright; a lovely copy, many pages entirely unopened; endpapers very lightly offset, very slight darkening to extremities of cloth; a superior example of this scarce edition.
Limited edition of 376 numbered copies, this one of 325 copies on Dutch Pannekoek laid paper, with the water-mark of the Halcyon Press. Printed in Maastricht, Holland, the typeface is designed by J. van Krimpen, in the office of Messrs Joh. Enschede en Zonen, Haarlem.
John Buckland Wright's first published work. The self-taught artist here beautifully illustrates the sonnets of John Keats, including those dedicated to Spenser, Chatterton and Byron.