1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.
1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.

1862 Rare Victorian Book - The Poetical Works of Longfellow Illustrated by Sir John Gilbert.

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Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Sir John Gilbert, illustrator.

Title: The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Complete Edition. With illustrations by John Gilbert.
Publisher: London, Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1862.
Language: Text in English
Size: 6.5" X 4.5".
Pages: viii-669 pages
Binding: Attractive and very good gilt decorated red full morocco leather binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, gift note of a previous owner on a preliminary blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the eight lovely full-page illustrations by Sir John Gilbert.


The book: A rare Victorian 1862 edition of "The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow," beautifully illustrated by Sir John Gilbert. Including Voices of the Night, The Spanish Student, Evangeline, Hiawatha, and many other poems. 

The author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807–1882) was an American poet and educator, one of the most renowned figures in 19th-century American literature. Known for his lyric poetry which often presented American history and mythology in a romantic light, Longfellow's works, including "The Song of Hiawatha" and "Paul Revere's Ride," have become staples of American literature. Sir John Gilbert (1817–1897), the illustrator, was an English artist, well known for his works in illustration and painting, contributing greatly to the visual representation of Victorian literature.

The illustrator: Sir John Gilbert RA (21 July 1817 – 5 October 1897) was an English artist, illustrator and engraver.


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