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MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE by EDMUND GOSSE - Hardcover - New and Revised Edition - 1905 - from Murder In Print and Biblio.co.uk

MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE

by EDMUND GOSSE

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Heinemann, London, 1905. New and Revised Edition. Hardcover (Full Leather). Near Fine Condition. Illustrator: Portraits. Finely bound. Tiny label of John Galt & Co. Manchester Prize binding. Gilt school crest for Hebden Bridge United District Secondary School on front cover. Gilt decorations on spine and gilt borders on cover. Marbled end papers matching the page edges. 72 illustrations, portraits of the some of the authors mentioned. Contents: The Age of Chaucer (1350-1400). The Close of the Middle Ages (1400-1560). The Age of Elizabeth (1560-1620). The Decline (1620-1660). The Age of Dryden (1660-1700). The Age of Anne (1700-1740). The Age of Johnson (1740-1780). The Age of Wordsworth (1780-1815). The Age of Byron (1815-1840). The Early Victorian Age (1840-1870). The Age of Tennyson. Epilogie. Bibliographical List. Bibliographical Note. Index. Size: 8 1/4" x 5 3/4". 420 pp. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tissue guards on illustrations are foxed. . Presentation bookplate on inside front cover. Marbled edges - bright, rich condition. Embossed, decorative leather covers. Very light scratches to covers . Spine has five raised bands. Illustrator: Portraits. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Fine Leather Binding; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003429. . This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.


  • Bookseller: Murder In Print US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 003429
  • Title: MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE
  • Author: EDMUND GOSSE
  • Illustrator:Portraits
  • Format/binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine Condition
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: New and Revised Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1905
  • Keywords: BZDB311 Antiquarian & Rare; Fine Leather Binding; MODERN ENGLISH LITERATURE
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine Leather Binding; Antiquarian & Rare;

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