Roses And Holly, and Pen and Pencil Pictures from the Poets

POETRY ANTHOLOGY -. Roses And Holly, and Pen and Pencil Pictures from the Poets.

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POETRY ANTHOLOGY - Roses And Holly, and Pen and Pencil Pictures from the Poets. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo & Co. 1881.

Small 4to.; publisher's highly elaborate pictorial cloth over bevelled boards, extravagantly blocked in black, white, silver and gilt, to spine and upper cover, all edges gilt, floral endpapers; pp. [v], vi-xii + 152; with a host of engraved illustrations throughout after artists such as Charles A. Doyle, Clark Stanton and John McWhirter, worked by R. Paterson; both externally and internally fine, with neat booklabel of Louis Samuel Mongagu, 2nd Baron Swaythling (1869-1927) to inner upper cover.
First edition of this gift selection of poetry drawn from the works of Milton, Poe, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shakespeare, Swift, Burns, etc.

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