THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM KING WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR Complete in Two Volumes

By: William King

Price: $80.96

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


POETRY; Poets, English; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; John Bell"s famous edition of The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to Churchill. . Leather full tan calf bound hard cover edition with silk marker ribbon (sometimes missing) , six compartment spine, blank creme colored end papers, covers bordered in gilt, gilding on spine is quite readable. There were about 60 of these published over the approximate years of 1776 to 1888. They averaged about 200 pages in length. This is NOT the Elibron Classics reprint but the original leather bound 18th century issue. They had an engraved frontis and some had other plates as well . Clean throughout with no writing. Although rarely described, in all of these Apollo volumes, the glue used in binding has darkened the edges of the covers and offset somewhat to the outer edges of the first blank endpaper. Normal wear to covers but sound and complete copies in nice condition. PUBLISHED 1781

Title: THE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM KING WITH THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR Complete in Two Volumes

Author Name: William King

Illustrator: Illustrated by Thomas Stothard

Categories: 18th Century,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edinburg, Apollo Press, John Bell: 1781

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 21340