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The Poems of Matthew Arnold 1840-1867; AND The Poems of William Wordsworth [2 Separate Volumes Uniformly Bound]

Price: 92.00 GBP

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Author: Arnold, Matthew (with an introduction by Sir A. T. Quiller-Couch) ; Wordsworth, William (with introductions and notes edited by Thomas Hutchinson)

Binding: Half Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Type Book

Size 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall

Publisher Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press [1913 and 1916] 1913

Inventory No. 306180

These separate volumes are uniformly bound in a handsome red morocco with red cloth boards, six gilt ruled spine compartments, five raised bands. Top edges are gilt. Minor rubs. An attractive and sturdy pair. The pair belonged to Hermione Lady Cobbold (nee Bulwer-Lytton) and were given to her by her mother on the occasion of her 15th birthday. The inscription inside each volume reads 'August 31st 1920, Hermione Lytton, from Mother'. Both volumes have some darkening to the edges of the endpapers. Both have a frontis. portrait with tissue guard. The Matthew Arnold volume has a very pale stain to the bottom edge of the front pastedown, endpaper and following free page. Other occasional light marks to pages but overall in very good, clean condition. Bindings firm. Matthew Arnold: pp. xxvii, 460. Wordsworth: pp. xxxii, 986. 19.5cm. A HEAVY pair - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as these volumes cost more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Surcharge may apply for posting to UK highlands and islands; significant surcharge for delivery overseas - all destinations; NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland.

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