The Cabinet of Gems and the Literary Bouquet, Gathered from Celebrated …

POETRY ANTHOLOGY -. The Cabinet of Gems and the Literary Bouquet, Gathered from Celebrated Authors.

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POETRY ANTHOLOGY - The Cabinet of Gems and the Literary Bouquet, Gathered from Celebrated Authors. Edinburgh; William P. Nimmo & Co. 1881.

Small 4to.; publisher's highly elaborate tawny pictorial cloth over bevelled boards, extravagantly blocked in black, white, silver and gilt, to spine and upper cover, all edges gilt, floral endpapers; pp. [vii], 8-160; with a host of engraved illustrations throughout after eminent artists; both externally and internally fine, with neat booklabel of Louis Samuel Montagu, 2nd Baron Swaythling (1869-1927) to inner upper cover.
First edition of this gift selection of poetry drawn from the works of Coleridge, Keats, Lord Byron, George Eliot, Isaac Walton, Shakespeare, etc.

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