1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.

1880 Beautiful Victorian Binding - The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.

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Author: Henry W. Longfellow. Thomas Seccombe, illustrated.
Title:  The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. Edited, With Critical Memoir, by William Michael Rossetti. Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe.
Publisher: London, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, William Collins, Sons, & Co., Limited, no date (circa 1880).
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7" X 5".
Pages: xvi-658 pages
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing mainly on the first and last pages - as shown, gift note of a previous owner on the first blank page offsetting on the half-title page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the 8 full-page illustrations and the title vignettes by Thomas Seccombe.

The book: A Magnificent Edition of The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow, showcasing the esteemed poet’s comprehensive collection. This edition, edited by William Michael Rossetti, provides a critical memoir alongside the beautifully rendered illustrations by Thomas Seccombe, offering readers a visually stunning and scholarly approach to Longfellow's poetry. The volume is notable for its attractive Victorian binding, adding to its desirability as a collector's item.

The author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (27 February 1807 – 24 March 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", "The Song of Hiawatha", and "Evangeline". He was one of the five Fireside Poets and was the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy. Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine, and became a professor at Harvard.

The illustrator: Thomas Seccombe was an artist known for his detailed and expressive illustrations that have graced various literary works, enhancing readers' experience with visual interpretations of the text. His work in this edition of Longfellow’s Poetical Works contributes significantly to its aesthetic and collectible value.



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