1890 Scarce Book bound by Ramage - The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Illustrated by Symington.
Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. (Illustrator, James Ayton Symington).
Title: The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow with Etchings by Symington.
Publisher: London, Ramage & Co., no date (circa 1890). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7.5 " X 5.5 "
Pages: x-630 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good full leather gilt decorated binding finely bound and signed by Ramage bindery in London (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown)) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean). All edges gilt.
Illustrations: Beautifully illustrated by full-page plates by James Ayton Symington.
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of the Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow including Evangeline - A Tale of Acadie and Song of Hiawatha in a beautiful Ramage binding.
The Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was also the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, and was one of the five Fireside Poets from New England.
The Illustrator: James Ayton Symington (c. 1856 – 2 February 1939) was an English book and magazine illustrator from Leeds. He worked closely with the Leeds publisher Richard Jackson but moved to London after his marriage in 1889.
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