Item #294 Specimens of the Early English Poets. George Ellis.
Specimens of the Early English Poets

Specimens of the Early English Poets

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1811. Fourth edition. Hardcover. 8vo (19 x x 12cm). xxviii, 424, 452, 458pp. Three volumes in tree calf bindings with five gilt bands, maroon and brown labels with gilt date (1811), tooling to spines and gilt border of covers. Headbands and corners worn, upper cover of Vol. II detached. Foxing to endpapers, text blocks unmarked in all volumes. Bookplate of Sir Thomas Baring (Probitate Et Labore -By honesty and toil) son of the founder of Baring's Bank in all volumes with a very interesting "conclusion" about the English language by Ellis at the end of volume three. Very Good. Item #294

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