Title: A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry, 19th Century
Author: Charles Mackay
Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons
A finely bound 19th century edition of Mackay’s Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry, containing a bevy of poems by various authors, from Burns, to Shakespeare, Jonson, Chaucer, and much more. This work contains full page illustrations by Millais, Gilbert, Tenniel, and others.
This volume has been extravagantly bound, with tooling to the boards, and ornate inner dentelles.
One finely bound volume in octavo, IV+538
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, and the joints starting from the top. There is minor foxing throughout.