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THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS! Complete in 52 volumes. Printed in 1877.
THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS!Complete in 52 volumes.Printed in 1877 - 1881. In the original leather bindings from 1881. THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS. Complete in 52 volumes, which is standard for this set.Each subset is complete in itself. Poets include:Burns (three volumes), Thomson (two volumes), Collins, Kirke-White, Cowper (three volumes), Surrey, Wyatt, Beattie, Pope (three volumes), Goldsmith, Milton (three volumes), Shakespeare, Dryden (five volumes), Parnell, Swift (three volumes), Young (two volumes), Akenside, Butler (two volumes), Prior (two volumes), Falconer, Gray, Spenser (five volumes), Churchill (two volumes), and Chaucer (six volumes). Printed in 1877 - 1881. This set is over 130 years old. Bound in quality morocco leather bindings. Raised hubs on the gilded spines. Gilded spines with triple ruled compartments. All edges cased in gilding. Marbled end papers. Printed on quality paper.With wide margins.George Bell & Bell and Daldy.Printed in 1877 - 1881. 6.5 inches tall.48.5 inches of shelf space.In excellent condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. The hinges are all attached. There is some rubbing/abrasion along some of the extremities, One volume starting, but all hinges are strongly attached. Some general rubs/wear. Printed on quality paper that is near free of any trace of foxing. No writing. This is an impressive collection. Priced elsewhere as high as $10,000.00. This is a classic collection on English Poetry. This would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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