1866 Rare Book - The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With Illustrations by John Gilbert.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Title: The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Complete Edition, with Illustrations by John Gilbert. etc. Complete Edition.
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, 1866.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: 610 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Very good original full cloth binding with attractive decorative paneling (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Bound by Bone & Son Binders, 76 Fleet Street, London (with their small stamp on the last endpaper - as shown). All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, gift note of a previous owner on the first endpaper - as shown, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with a nice frontispiece portrait and seven full-page Illustrations by John Gilbert.
The book: An all-encompassing attractive edition of THE POETICAL WORKS OF HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW, filled with the revered poet's evocative and powerful verse. This complete edition from 1866, published by George Routledge and Sons, is beautifully illustrated by John Gilbert, enhancing the depth and breadth of Longfellow's poetic landscape.
The author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) was one of the most popular American poets of the 19th century and is considered as being among the first American writers to create a significant literary output that gained recognition from critics and readers in Europe. He is best known for poems such as 'Paul Revere's Ride,' 'The Song of Hiawatha,' and 'Evangeline.'
The illustrator: Sir John Gilbert RA (21 July 1817 – 5 October 1897) was an English artist, illustrator, and engraver.
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