The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood First series

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FIRST EDITION, THUS. FIRST SERIES. NO DATE BUT CIRCA 1880. EDITED BY WILLIAM MICHAEL ROSSETTI. INCLUDES THE PLEA OF THE MIDSUMMER FAIRIES, MISS KILMANSEGG, LYCUS THE CENTAUR, THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS, EUGENE ARAM etc etc. FULL BLACK LEATHER BINDING WITH GILT TO SPINE & FRONT BOARD. GOLD GILT TO ALL EDGES. LEATHER A TOUCH RUBBED AT SPINE AND EDGES. BEAUTIFUL BLACK & GOLD DECORATIVE ENDPAPERS. TINY WEAR TO DECORATIVE FRONT ENDPAPER WHERE IT MEETS SPINE. FACSIMILE PAGE OF HOOD'S HAND-WRITTEN DRAFT OF 'SONG OF THE SHIRT'. ATTRACTIVE 1940s OWNER BOOK PLATE ON FRONT ENDPAPER. BOOK RIBBON. TANNING TO FEPPs BUT OTHERWISE NOT FOXED. A VERY NICE COPY. 400 pp.

Edited By: Rosetti, W M
Published: Ward, Lock & Co London, Edinburgh, Dublin, & New York
Edition: First edition, thus
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good