1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of  Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

1901 Rare Book in an Art Nouveau vellum binding - The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Title: The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Publisher: London, Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1901. The Complete Copyright Edition.
Language: Text in English
Size: 7.5" X 5.5".
Pages : viii-878 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good half vellum leather binding with Art Nouveau gilt and colored decorations (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, light toning to pages - as shown)

Estimate : (Scarce with no or few other copies in this beautiful Art Nouveau binding for sale worldwide).

The book: This attractive copy of The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, published in 1901, is a rare and remarkable edition notable for its exquisite Art Nouveau vellum binding. This comprehensive collection of Longfellow's poetry including Voices o the Night, Evangeline, and The Song of Hiawatha, presented by the Oxford University Press, is a testament to the enduring popularity and significance of his work. The binding, with its gilt and colored decorations typical of the Art Nouveau style, adds a unique aesthetic value to the book, making it a sought-after item for collectors of rare books and admirers of Longfellow's poetry.

The author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) was one of America's most famous and best-loved poets of the 19th century. Known for his lyric poetry which often presented American history and culture, his works include "The Song of Hiawatha," "Paul Revere's Ride," and "Evangeline." Longfellow's poetry is celebrated for its rhythm, narrative quality, and romanticized views of the past, making him a central figure in American literature.


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