Or Annual Of Literature And The Arts..
Bound in original maroon half morocco, gilt over decorated boards. All edges gilt. A little wear to extremities and occasional light foxing but otherwise a very good clean copy. Early gift inscriptions on recto of frontispiece and at head of title.
William Pickering, Chancery Lane.,
8vo. 4.25 x 6.75 inches. xiv + 319 pp. +  +  pp. publisher's advertisements. The half title has been discarded by the binder.
Illustrated by 11 engraved plates, including frontispiece end engraved title with vignette, by Sir Thomas Lawrence and others and by headpiece vignettes. Decorated by printer's colophon at end.
Three annual issues of The Bijou periodical, published by William Pickering (1796-1854), 1828-30. Among the pieces included in this volume are five poems by Coleridge, a letter from Sir Walter Scott, a Scots pastoral poem, by James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd and a short story and poem by Mary Russell Mitford (1787-1855), author of Our Village.
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