Victorian Songs; Lyrics-of-the-Affections and Nature; Collected and Illustrated by Edmund D. Garrett with an Introduction by Edmund Gosse
First trade edition. Front cover and spine heavily decorated with gilt decorations and lettering. Slight fading to spine. Page tops are gilt. Page sides and bottoms are uncut. Slight browning to end papers. Ink notation dedication page. 228 pages. Numerous illustrations. Book contains an Index by author and the works included by that author. Also an Index to the first lines. From the Introduction: "Each youth imagines that spring-tide and love are wonders which he is the first of human beings to appreciate, and he burns to alleviate his emotion in rhyme". "We use the word 'Victorian' in literature to distinguish what was written after the decline of that age of which Walter Scott, Coleridge, and Wordsworth were the survivors". Bookseller Inventory # 2732
Title: Victorian Songs; Lyrics-of-the-Affections ...
Publisher: Little Brown and Company. 1895. Boston.
Publication Date: 1895
Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good
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