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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley (three volumes)


Percy Bysshe Shelley; Mary Shelley


Edward Moxon 1847

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Shelley's complete works, edited by his second wife, Mary Shelley with her preface and notes on most significant pieces. Contains His poems, translations and lyric dramas including Prometheus Unbound. Full leather. Rebacked with new spines but retaining original tree calf covers. With engraved frontispiece. Marbled endpapers with matching marbling to page edges. small 12mo. (170x110mm) [xvi]376+[viii]386+[viii]432 pp. Volume one has a pressed flower/leaf (apparently taken from Shelley's grave in 1856) to reverse of ffep with a pencil inscription opposite. Previous owner's bookplates. Some mild marking to original boards. Some tearing to front blank. Foxing and offsetting to front matter. But otherwise contents clean and prim. Binding tight. Good condition.

£110 + FREE shipping