The earlier poems of William Wordsworth (Book, 1857) []
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The earlier poems of William Wordsworth

The earlier poems of William Wordsworth

Author: William WordsworthWilliam JohnstonEdward MoxonFrederick Locker-LampsonMark L ReedAll authors
Publisher: London : Edward Moxon, Dover Street, London : Bradbury and Evans, printers, Whitefriars 1857.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Wordsworth; William Johnston; Edward Moxon; Frederick Locker-Lampson; Mark L Reed; R Norman Colbeck; Bradbury & Evans,
OCLC Number: 4695822
Notes: "London: Bradbury and Evans, Printers, Whitefriars"--Title page verso.
Dedication to the Rev. John Miller, M.A., dated London, December, 1856.
RBC c. 1: Binding: brownish purple fine wave grain cloth; decorated in blind; lettered in gilt. Armorial bookplate of Frederick Locker on front pastedown (jester sleeping beneath tree, coat-of-arms hanging from branch). Ink note beneath bookplate: "Transferred to / Miss Adeane / FL / May. 1880."; critical comments and marginalia throughout.
RBC c. 2: Half-title wanting. Binding: leather; decorated in blind and gilt; marbled endpapers; red leather spine label; spine title: Wordsworth's earlier poems. Presentation inscription on flyleaf: "Henry C. Hastings / Decr. 20th 1859. / from his son Alfred. / His 8th prize."
RBC c. 3: Binding: brownish purple fine wave grain cloth; decorated in blind; lettered in gilt. Publisher's catalog dated Sept. 1856 (8 p.) tipped in at front; presentation inscription on p. [1] of catalog: "For Mark from Paul [F. Betts?]. Bookseller's label on front pastedown: "Maurice Dodd / ... / Wordsworth House / Cockermouth". Note of former owner (Reed) on rear free endpaper. Gift of Mark L. Reed.
RBC c. 4: Binding: brown morocco; black-tooled border; gold-tooled decoration on turnins; gilt fillet board edges; marbled endpapers; spine title: Wordsworth's poems. Illustrated bookplate on front pastedown: "Ex Libris Millicent Wedmore"; signed " A.S". On verso of half-title: small portrait of Wordsworth affixed to page within an ink border. Note of former owner (Reed) on rear free endpaper: "Colbeck ..." Gift of Mark L. Reed.
Description: xxxvi, 435 pages ; 18 cm
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: corrected as in the latest editions, with preface, and notes showing the text as it stood in 1815 by William Johnston.


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