The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed. With a Memoir by the Rev. Derwent Coleridge. Second Edition. Binding, Winthrop Mackworth Praed.

The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed. With a Memoir by the Rev. Derwent Coleridge. Second Edition.

London: Edward Moxon & Co., 1864. Stated second edition of this Coleridge edition, published the same year as the first. 2 vols, green full morocco, gilt spines, gilt decorated turn-downs, a.e.g., lxvii, [1], 390, [8]; viii, 439 pages. Frontis portrait in vol. 1. Spines sunned to a not unpleasant mellow brown (gilt still bright); some mild discoloration to the boards; some foxing; a very good set. Item #17736

The authorized and standard edition of the poet’s works in a handsome binding. Praed (1802-1839) was by all contemporary accounts handsome and brilliant, and his early death only secured his status as something of a legend of unrealized promise (see the DNB). Armorial bookplate of R. C. Burdick in each volume.

Price: $250.00

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