The Poetical Works Of William Wordsworth.

WORDSWORTH, WILLIAM.

£450.00

Publisher

E. Moxon and Co., Dover Street.

Place

London

Date

1870

Synopsis

In six volumes. a new and complete annotated edition. [contents on spine:] i. juvenile. the affections. names. ii. the fancy. the imagination. sonnets. iii. scotland. national. the continent, etc. iv. ecclesiastical. yarrow revisited. sentiment, etc. v. inscriptions. epitaphs etc. the prelude. vi. the excursion. appendix, etc.

Item Description

SIX VOLUMES. 8vo. 6.5 X 4.5 inches. xxiv + 704 pp. Vol. I, xii + 362 pp. + [1] pp. publisher's advertisement.; Vol. II, xii + 377 pp.; Vol. III, xii + 368 pp.; Vol. IV, xvi + 395 pp.; Vol. V, viii + 368 pp.; Vol. VI, vi + [ii] + 454 pp., including indexes to poems and first lines. Bound in contemporary panelled calf; spines in compartments with raised bands, blind stamped decoration and gilt titles. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. A very good set. Armourial bookplates of Charles Lilburn. Illustrated by engraved portrait frontispiece (Vol. I). Decorated by publisher's devices on title pages. Edward Moxon (1801-58) was a personal friend and Wordsworth's publisher from 1835, bringing out a multi-volume edition of the collected works from 1836-37. Wordsworth later added notes to the poems. The Appendix to Volume VI contains his prefaces and dedications, etc. The publishing firm continued until 1871. A handsomely bound set. THIS IS A HEAVY SET WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE, ESPECIALLY OUTSIDE THE UK. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE BEFORE ORDERING.

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