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Lord Byron / Wordsworth, William / Coleridge, Samuel Taylor / Moore, Thomas / Tennyson, Alfred et al./ Willmott, R.A. (Editor). The Poets of the Nineteenth Century. [Fore-edge Painting]. Selected and Edited by the Rev. Robert Aris Willmott. Illustrated with 130 Engravings, drawn by eminent Artists, and engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. London, Frederick Warne and Co., Not dated [c. 1870s]. 18 x 13 cm. xviii, 620 pages. Illustrated thoughout in B&W. Red morroco with gilt title on spine. Marbled rear end papers! All edges gilt. Faint remnants of a fore-edge painting [Newstead Abbey, Seat of Lord Byron]. Good condition. Binding rubbed and bumped, age darkened and mildly stained. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Fore-edge painting faded (see images). Front and rear hinge cracked. Closed tear to top of front free end paper; repaired by clear tape. Neat gift inscription to front free end paper, dated 1873. Faint damp staining to frontispiece. Internally clean.
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