The Works of Mrs. Hemans; with a Memoir of Her Life, by Her Sister

HEMANS, Felicia Dorothea

Published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh, 1841
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6-volume set (out of 7). 16mo. Full burgundy calf with compartments, gilt lettering and edges. 352pp; ii, 356pp; ii, 390pp; iv, 343pp; iii, 326pp; vi, 326pp. Frontispieces (Volumes I-II only), engraved title pages, marbled endpaper and page edges, sewn-in blue silk page markers. Very good. Faint edgewear, with spine sunned to golden, else tight and internally near fine. Though lacking the concluding seventh volume, this is a tight and quite handsome near-complete set. Early English bookseller's note pencilled at rear of first volume notes, "Best edition. With portrait and the Series of beautiful vignette engravings." From the library of Senator Adlai E. Stevenson III (b. 1930) and in turn that of his father, Illinois governor and two-time presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson II (1900-65). Bookseller Inventory # 39089

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Title: The Works of Mrs. Hemans; with a Memoir of ...

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 1841

Binding: Hardcover

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