POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY SHELLEY - 1st 1839 - 4 Vols LEATHER, MARY SHELLEY
THE POETICAL WORKS OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
Book Details + Condition: Edward Moxon (London). First Collected Edition, 1839. Edited by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (who also wrote the Preface). Four small octavo volumes, with a frontis portrait in Volume I. Beautiful blue polished calf, with double gilt-rule border on covers. Spines ornately gilt in compartments, with two brown morocco lettering labels; marbled endpapers; top edge gilt. 380 pages (Vol I, others similar in length). In very good condition, with firm bindings; the lightest of fading to spines; clean interiors. Because of restrictions placed upon her by the Shelley family, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley included copious notes. These notes contribute significantly to the text, and provide meaningful biographical detail. Please contact us with any questions.