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    [British Poets]. The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. London: Pickering, 1835-1853.

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    [British Poets]. The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. London: William Pickering, 1835-1853.

    Fifty-two (of an eventual fifty-eight) small octavo volumes, all multi-volume collections of a poet's work collected in this set are complete. Bound in contemporary full tan calf, covers ruled in gilt, spines elaborately tooled in gilt in compartments, burgundy gilt morocco lettering labels, five raised bands, board edges and turn-ins in blind, marbled endleaves, all edges marbled. Some rubbing and moderate wear to bindings. Bookplates. Overall, a very good set. Some of the poets collected in this set are: Matthew Prior, Robert Burns, William Cowper, Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, John Dryden, John Milton, and Jonathan Swift.



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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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