GOLDEN TREASURY. Selected From the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language and Arranged With Notes [With] THE GOLDEN TREASURY... SECOND SERIES
Palgrave, Francis T.
Price: 295.00 USD
(London: Macmillan and Co., 1904, 1905), HANDSOMELY BOUND AND VERY WELL PRESERVED. Palgrave's delightful collections of English lyrical poetry contain many of the most beloved verses from well more than 100 of the best loved English poets from several centuries. Over 500 poems are included. These lovely simple printings are very handsome in their presentation and the London binder Morrell's beautifully styled bindings decorate this impression significantly. Together two volumes. Revised and enlarged editions. Each with a decorated title-page in a delightful "chapbook" style. Volume 1 with an engraved vignette of a nude with panpipes and volume 2 with "The Muse and Her Genius" by Raphael Sanzio engraved in chiar' oscuro. 12mo, in handsome English bindings of three-quarter dark green crushed morocco over marbled boards, the spines with raised bands, each volume lettered in gilt in one compartment, marbled end-leaves, t.e.g. [xii], 387; [x], 279 pp. A handsome and pleasing set, very well preserved.