Gem of the Season, the : With Ten Beautiful Illustrations

By: Clare, John, with T. K. Hervey

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264 pages; 8vo (9.75") 25 cm; Hardcover, brown leather over beveled boards, beautiful gilt decor on spine and covers, 264 pages, all edges gilt, dark brown endpapers, 34 new (1856) literary works. Includes 9 full-page b/w engravings and one stunning full-color presentation page illustrated by Alphonse Bigot, lithographed by Thomas Sinclair, Philadelphia. ; Literary annual for 1856. Several poems by the great John Clare (1793-1864) plus short stories, poems, sketches, etc, by Miss H. F. Gould, Thomas Kibble Hervey, Thomas Moore, Rev. Charles Hughes Terrot, Alaric A. Watts, Wordsworth, anonymous and others. ; Moderate edgewear. Gift note lightly penciled on presentation page and on reverse of same, dated 1878. No other defects. Binding tight. A beautiful book.

Title: Gem of the Season, the : With Ten Beautiful Illustrations

Author Name: Clare, John, with T. K. Hervey

Categories: Literature & Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Leavitt & Allen: 1856

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20219

Keywords: Poetry ; Short Stories ; Literature ; Literary Fiction ; Anthologies ; Leather Bindings ; 1850s ; 19th Century ; Annuals ;,