Final Memorials of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Fine Binding

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First edition – Number 3 of only 15 copies (!) reserved for England (of the large paper printing of 300 copies)

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FINE BINDING. – BOGBIND. – LONGFELLOW, Samuel (ed.):

Final Memorials of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – COMPLETE TWO VOLUMES SET in fine binding

London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co. 1887. Large tall 8vo bound in two magnificent red full morocco, richly gilt with untrimmed edges and topedge gilt, gilt borders etc. Raised bands and mirror and gilt decor. vi; 447pp. Engraved frontispiece (with tissue guard) portrait of Longfellow in each volume depicting him at different ages. Engraved plates with tissue guards in each volume. Excellent set

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) American poet and educator, author of “The Song of Hiawatha”, and “Evangeline”. He was the first American to completely translate Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy and was one of the fireside poets from New England

Final Memorials of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in Fine Binding