Set of six volumes in full tan leather with gilt tooling on covers, raised bands on spine with gilt title and contents highlighted in green. Gilt top edges, unopened . Some volumes with sunning to front and back covers, but a very handsome and unworn set. I & II: 'The Letters of Charles Lamb' London: Macmillan, 1888 - 1st edition thus. xxviii, 343; xiv, 377 with index. III: 'Poems Plays and Miscellaneous Essays' London: Macmillan, 1888. xxiii, 408 with notes. IV: 'The Essays of Elia' London: Macmillan, 1889. xviii, 425 with notes. V: 'Charles Lamb' London: Macmillan, 1888. x, 226. VI: 'Mrs. Leicester's School and Other Writings in Prose and Verse. London: Macmillan, 1885. xiii, 411 with notes.Charles Lamb (1775-1834) an English author during the first part of the nineteenth century who with his sister, Mary Ann Lamb (1764-1847), adapted Shakespear for the young in 'Tales from Shakespear' and used autogiographical material for 'Mrs. Leicester's School'. In the 1820s he was a regular contributor to the 'London Magazine' out of which came his 'Essays of Elia'. Bookseller Inventory # 9576
Title: Lamb's Works
Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
Publication Date: 1888
Book Condition: Very Good
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