1839 · London
Four of five volumes present, lacking vol. III only. From the series: "The Aldine edition of the British poets (vols. 39–43)." With a Life of Spenser, by John Mitford. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of the author in vol. I.
NSTC 2M31627 & 2S33988; Kelly, Checklist of Books Published by William Pickering, 1838.8; Keynes, William Pickering (rev. ed.), 48. 19th-century half sheep over marbled paper boards, spine with gilt-stamped titles and volume numbers within compartments; leather rubbed over joints, with corners and head and foot of spines also a bit rubbed. Spines a little sunned. Pages clean. Ex-library, with bookplate on front pastedowns, library pocket and slip on rear endpapers. (Inventory #: 14798)