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MEN, WOMEN, AND BOOKS; A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and Critical Memoirs, From His Uncollected Prose Writings

Hunt Leigh

Published by London Smith, Elder and Co. 1847, 1847
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2 volumes. First Edition. With an engraved frontispiece portrait of the author including the original tissue guard. 8vo, bound in very handsome antique full calf by Sangorski and Sutcliff, the spines finely tooled and gilt extra between stippled raised bands, two compartments with contrasting morocco labels gilt ruled and lettered, the boards with double-lined ruled borders with small floral corner pieces, double-line gilt ruled board edges, gilt tooled turn-ins, t.e.g. xi, 324; ix, 358, 1 page ad. A very handsome set, internally fine and fresh, the antique bindings with just a hint of age to the edges and extremities but very lovely and still very solid. A VERY HANDSOME SET OF THIS UNCOMMON WORK BOUND BY SANGORSKI AND SUTCLIFF. This is a wonderful selection of prose works by one the great literary insiders of his generation. The literary circle Hunt had gathered around him included not only Keats, Shelley and Byron but also William Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, Bryan Procter, Benjamin Haydon, Charles Cowden Clarke, C.W. Dilke, Walter Coulson and John Hamilton Reynolds. Bookseller Inventory # 24184

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Title: MEN, WOMEN, AND BOOKS; A Selection of ...

Publisher: London Smith, Elder and Co. 1847

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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