The Poetical Works of Thomas Chatterton with a Memoir.
Two Volumes in One.
Place of Publication
Boston / Cambridge
Houghton, Osgood and Company / The Riverside Press
TWO VOLUMES IN ONE. RARE introduction to the life and work of the English poet Thomas Chatterton (1752-1770) with the biographical text "Life of Chatterton" and includes the works of the youthfully deceased poet, a selection from Chatterton`s letters, his will as well as few other miscellanies. Also included is a frontispiece of Chatterton. 200x133mm. [CXXXII+338] + [XXIII+388] pages. Brown cloth Hardcover with gilt emblem on front and gilt lettering on spine. Brown dyed endpapers. Pages upper edges dyed gold. Cover slightly stained. Cover corners peeling, edges worn. Spine and rear cover detached from binding (but still partly attached to one another and to front cover). Spine upper part and bottom edge missing. Spine slightly stained. Spine hinges partly cracked on bottom. Front endpaper partly detached. Ex-library copy with stamp on front inner cover and page 8 (on heading). Previous owner`s name written on first whitepage upper corner (which is slightly chipped). Pages mildly yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This rear edition of Chatterton`s poems has unfortunately sustained some damage (mainly to cover), but is still in good reading condition.