William Wordsworth: A Biographical Sketch, with Selections from his Writings in Poetry and Prose [Two volumes]

By: Symington, Alfred James [ Wordsworth, William]

Price: NZ$84.00

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A nice set. Joints and hinges in very good condition. ; Two volume set (complete). 256; 256 pages. Green cloth boards with gilt and black lettering and decoration on spines and front boards. Page dimensions: 166 x 107mm. The selections from Wordsworth's poetry and prose are quoted throughout the two volumes of the biography, not in a distinct section. Series title on front boards: "Men of Light & Leading". "Wordsworth's thoughts - pervaded by a thoroughly healthy and elevating tone, because he earnestly desired to make mankind wiser, better, and happier - are expressed in language remarkable for directness, idiomatic strength, grace, and simplicity; in short, they exhibit the English tongue in perfection." - from the Preface. [Provenance: bookplate of J. Inglis Wright on front endpaper of each volume; Hardwicke Knight, but without any owner's markings of Knight.] [Seller Ref: KnightCol]; 16mo

Title: William Wordsworth: A Biographical Sketch, with Selections from his Writings in Poetry and Prose [Two volumes]

Author Name: Symington, Alfred James [ Wordsworth, William]

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 15231

Keywords: English Literature 19th Century