1868 The Seasons by James Thomson Antiquarian Scottish Poetry Book Illustrated

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1868 The Seasons by James Thomson Antiquarian Scottish Poetry Book Illustrated

The Seasons
By James Thomson
With A Life Of The Author by Patrick Murdoch
Elegantly Illustrated by Schmolze
Published by E.H. Butler & Co: Philadelphia 1868

"James Thomson (c. 11 September 1700 - 27 August 1748) was a Scottish poet and playwright, known for his poems The Seasons and The Castle of Indolence, and for the lyrics of "Rule, Britannia!"

Heavy fading and rub through to leather covers and spine. Leather has now been conditioned to restore its resilient qualities. Includes all 9 illustration plates + frontis + vignette. Some foxing to front prelims with the rest of the book being clean with a pleasant aged patina. Book is very solid with no loose pages and excellent binding. Gilt edging in good order. Contemporary inscription present on a "shaped" blank endpaper at the front of the book as shown. Good condition overall. Please study photos to understand condition. Happy to provide more photos on request.

Size 22cm x 16cm x 4cm - 332 Pages

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Condition: Good
Binding: Leather
Special Attributes: ["Gilt Edged", "Illustrated", "Leather & Gilt Binding"]
Region: Europe
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Original/Facsimile: Original
Seller Notes: Heavy fading and rub through to leather covers and spine. Leather has now been conditioned to restore its resilient qualities. Includes all 9 illustration plates + frontis + vignette. Some foxing to front prelims with the rest of the book being clean with a pleasant aged patina. Book is very solid with no loose pages and excellent binding. Gilt edging in good order. Contemporary inscription present on a "shaped" blank endpaper at the front of the book as shown. Good condition overall. Please study photos to understand condition. Happy to provide more photos on request.
Language: English
Author: James Thomson
Publisher: E.H. Butler & Co: Philadelphia
Year Printed: 1868
Sub-subject: Scottish Poetry