British Poetry & Poets Anthology 1851 beautiful leather gilt book fine bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[English Poetry, Shakespeare, Chaucer, Milton, Burns, Cowper].
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The Book of British Poesy, Ancient and Modern, Being Select Extracts from our best Poets, Arranged in Chronological Order. With an Essay on British Poetry by the Rev. George Gilfillan, A.M.
Published by 1851, London by William Tegg & Co.
Period full red leather binding, raised bands, gilt decorated compartments and lettering. Cover stamped and gilt decorations. All edges gilt. tinted lithographed frontis portrait.
Lovely antiquarian book. Joints scuffed, leather supple, gilt bright, pleasing visual appearance and age patina.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 5" W.