1863 Rare Book - The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. With Illustrations by Keeley Halswelle.
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Author: William Wordsworth. Keeley Halswelle, illustrator.
Title: The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth. With Illustrations by Keeley Halswelle.
Publisher: Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo, 1863
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7" X 5".
Pages: xxiv-574 + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Good to very good content (bright, tight and clean, name of a previous owner on the second blank page - as shown, light foxing, toning and staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the portrait, illustrated title page and eight full-page plates by Keeley Halswelle.
The book: This 1863 edition of "The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth" is a cherished compilation of the beloved English Romantic poet's most renowned works. Emphasized by the beautiful illustrations of Keeley Halswelle, the volume is a testament to the poetic genius of Wordsworth and his love for nature, beauty, and the human soul. Encased in an ornate gilt-decorated binding, this rare collectible book offers readers and collectors an intimate experience of Wordsworth's poetic brilliance, further enhanced by the vivid illustrations that accompany it.
The author: William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was an English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
The illustrator: Keeley Halswelle (1831–1891), born John Keeley Haswell, was an English artist.
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