London: Gibbings and Company, Ltd, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. 1/350. Octavo (7 1/2 x 5"). XII, 351, pp (Vol. 1); VII, , 236, pp (Vol. 2). Original 3/4 red morocco over blue cloth, with the arms of the Cambridge University Club in gold on each front cover. Marbled endpapers. Top edges gilt.
This delightful two-volume set includes some of the finest poems of the period, such as:
- George Irving Scott's "Waterloo" (1820)
- Thomas Babington Macaulay's "Evening" (1821)
- Alfred Tennyson's "Timbuctoo" (1829)
- Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson's "Savonarola" (1884)
One of 350 unnumbered sets.
Edward Chatterton-Orpen's armorial bookplate on inside of each front cover.
Bindings partly rubbed and sunned along edges. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Bindings in overall good- to good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #41509