Oxford, 1929, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Later
JOHN KEATS. Poetical Works, London: Oxford University Press, 1929. Octavo, pp. lxxxii, 495, 1 (note), unsigned fine binding of polished red and maroon panels with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, five raised bands, double gilt fillets and gilt ornamentation to front and back, all edges gilt, bookplate on free front endpaper, ownership signature on a front blank. Edited by E. Buxton Forman. Includes all Keats' known works in verse, with variorum readings, in an attractive collectible presentation. Condition of this book: Finish worn away in small area at top of front panel, not affecting fillets. Extremities and joints show wear, but the binding remains very sound and appealing. Gilt lettering and spine decoration is fading. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Poetry; Britain/UK; 1920s; Antiques & Collectibles. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54349.