Moore, Thomas, edited by Lord John Russell, MP
Title Memoirs, Journal, and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, Complete in 8 Volumes
Book Condition Poor with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans; 1853
Seller ID 5221
8vo (8") 21 cm; COMPLETE EIGHT VOLUME SET. 1st edition. Published 1853-1856. Vol-8 pg 292 caption reads 'Moore's Tomp' (tomb). Tan calf leather over spines and tips. Beautifully marbled boards, edges and endpapers. Index. 2-3 engravings and about 350 pgs per vol. ; National poet of Ireland, Roman Catholic with universalist beliefs, lived 1779-1852; much in London, Bermuda, Europe; author of Harp That Once Through Tara's Halls and other beloved songs and poems; held some political appointments; lived high; rubbed shoulders with literati and nobility; narrowly escaped debtor's prison. Frontispiece portraits: Vol-1 Moore. Vol-2 Lord Moira. Vol-3 Sir John Stevenson, MD. Vol-4 Samuel Rogers. Vol-5 Lord John Russell. Vol-6 James Corry. Vol-7 Henry Marquis of Lansdowne. Vol-8 Moore age 58. ; Reading copy only. All hinges cracked, all backstrips gone, all boards loose but present. Minor foxing, mainly to front and rear few leaves. Textblocks intact. No missing pages. Scarce.