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Passages From Modern English Poets Illustrated By the Junior Etching Club - Forty-Seven Etchings

Published by Day & Son, London, 1862
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Antiquarian Books of Boston (Winthrop, MA, U.S.A.)

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This is the undated First Edition published by Day and Son which was published in 1862. The dates of December, 1861 are at the bottom of many of the etchings. There are 43 full page etchings with another 2 pages having 2 etchings on each page. The etchings include "War And Glory" by John Tenniel; "The Angler" and "A River Scene" by J. Whistler; "Summer Indolence" by J. E. Millais; and a number by Henry Moore, M.J. Lawless, Viscount Bury, Lord Fitzgerald, F. Powell, W. Gale, A.J. Lewis, J.W. Oakes, F. Smallfield, C. Rossiter, J. Clark and single etchings by a number of other artists. The book is very clean, bright and tightly bound with very good, unworn and unbumped edges. Slight rubbing to the edges of the spine. Bound in 3/4 dark blue leather with marbled covers and endpapers. The spine is in 6 compartments with small gilt designs in the corners of each compartment. Bound by Stikeman & Co. There are no ownership bookplates. There is a faint small erasure of an owner's name on a frontpaper. The pages are clean, crisp and tightly bound with a very occasional foxing spot to a page. All 47 etchings are present. The book measures 6-1/2 inches by 9-1/2 inches (168 mm by 238 mm). The actual page size is 160 mm by 235 mm. Bookseller Inventory # 9515

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Title: Passages From Modern English Poets ...

Publisher: Day & Son, London

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Three-Quarter Leather

Illustrator: Junior Etching Club; J. Whistler; J. E. Millais; Henry Moore

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition

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