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

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

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   N. Y. : Leavitt & Allen; 1856

Seller ID   20219

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.

Price = 72.00 USD

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