Title: The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, undated 19th century
Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Publisher: E. Moxon & Co., London
Artist: The Society of Decorative Art
A late 19th century decorative binding of Percy Bysshe Shelly's poetical works, who is commonly regarded of one of the greatest English lyrical poets in history, being a friend to numerous other Romantics poets such as Lord Byron, John Keats, Leigh Hunt, Thomas Love Peacock and his second wife, Mary Shelley herself, author of Frankenstein.
From the Queen Mab, to the Revolt of Islam, Ozymandius, and more, Shelly's lyrical wit is nothing short of astonishing, and the illustrations done by the Society of Decorative Art visually bring his tales to life.
One volume in Octavo, 616 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape. The binding has some wear, especially at the hinges, although it holds strong. There is foxing and staining noted throughout the entire volume.