Item #005512294 Sonnets and Other Poems. W. L. Bowles, William Lisle.
Sonnets and Other Poems

Sonnets and Other Poems

Bath printed by R. Cruttwell: and sold by C. Dilly Poultry London, 1796. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" / No Jacket. Item #005512294

Bound in full red straight-grained Russian morocco by I. Barratt (stamp of 'I. Barratt Binder' on verso of front free endpaper), spine titled in gilt with gilt rules, covers bordered with a single gilt rule, upper cover features a gilt quote from Boethius' The Consolation of Philosophy at center of panel, 'exiguum mole munus , sed ingens pondere' ('a small size, but a huge weight'), gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. The spine and edges are darkened with minor rubbing, and there is some foxing to text. This volume features a superb aquatint view of the River Tweed by Samael Alken, Senior. Bookplate of the Union Club, Brighton, noting that this book was presented by John H. Whitlock, Esq., November, 1871.Aquatint Frontispiece By Samuel Alken, Sr.

Price: $325.00

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