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Author Name:    Coppe, Henry

Title:   A Gallery of Distinguished English and American Female Poets

Binding:   Full Leather

Book Condition:   Very Good

Jacket Condition:   No Jacket

Type:   Book

Publisher:   Philadelphia E.H. Butler & Co. 1860

Seller ID:   2011

400pp. Bound in crushed morocco full leather with five raised bands, compartments stamped in blind and gilt. Beautiful arts and crafts style border stamped in blind around the edges of the boards, reminiscent of a Dard Hunter William Morris style, long before arts and crafts took off. Ornate gilt and blind stamping on the boards, gilt dentelles bordering the inside edge of the verso of the same. All edges gilt. Silk endpapers. Illustrated with fine steel engravings in text, including many portraits of the poets represented in this book. The poets are Hannah More, Helen Maria Williams, Anna Letitia Barbauld, Joanna Baillie, Lucy Aikin, Amelia Opie, Ann Radcliffe, Mary Russell Mitford, Mary Howitt, Mrs. Southey, Felicia Hemans, Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna, Caroline E. S. Norton, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Sarah Ellis, Mrs. Abdy, Sara Coleridge, Miss Eliza Cook, Frances Anne Kemble, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Catherine Winkworth, Lydia H. Sigourney, Maria Brooks, Elizabeth Oakes Smith, Sarah Hall, Hannah F. Gould, Jane L. Gray, Lydia Jane Pierson, Frances Sargent Osgood, Lucy Hooper, Frances H. Green, Emma C. Embury, Caroline Gilman, Elizabeth F. Ellet, Mary E. Lee, Catherine H. Esling, Mary E. Hewitt, Emily C. Judson, Sarah J. Hale, Margaret Fuller, Juliet H. L. Campbell, Amelia B. Welby, Anne C. Lynch, "Edith May", Ann S. Stevens, Alice Cary, Phoebe Cary, Sarah Anna Lewis, Margaret Junkin, Alice B. Neal, Sara J. Lippincott, Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie, Elizabeth S. Swift, Caroline Lee Hentz, Clara Moore, and Julia McMasters. Corners bumped. Joints rubbed. Gift inscription on one of the blanks in the end matter. Front hinge starting. Large number 100 inscribed on the front free endpaper. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Price = 300.00 USD
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