Lives of the English Poets. Samuel Johnson.

Lives of the English Poets. With an Introduction by Arthur Waugh.

London: Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press, 1906. 16mo. 2 vols, set. First impressions in this series. Original 'half-circuit' parchment, gilt. Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Both spines a bit dulled. Volume 1 has an ink stain to the top of the front cover and volume 2 has a short split to the back hinge. Both lack the flyleaf and have a bookplate for S. Swithun's School Winchester on the front pastedown. Good +. Item #5257

#83 & #84 in The World's Classics. This binding variant sold for 2s 6d per volume. Uncommon.

Price: £48.00

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