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ANTIQUARIAN BOOK

Poems and Pictures.

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Poems and Pictures: A Collection of Ballads, Songs, and other Poems, Illustrated by English Artists.

Woodcut frontispiece, title and text within woodcut border and with woodcut illustrations throughout by Linton, Thompson, Gray, Clarke, Blanchard, Armstrong, Dalziel, Green, Mason, Bastin and Nicholls.

Second Edition. Small 4to. [235 x 172 x 35 mm]. [6]ff, 241, [2] pp. Bound in contemporary green hard-grain goatskin, the covers with a wide gilt border composed of a triple fillet and repeated use of two long floral tools, with a spiked ornament in the corners. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second panel and at the foot, the other panels filled with a variety of small tools, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt double fillet, the turn-ins with a gilt roll, marbled endleaves, gilt edges.
London: [by Levey, Robson, and Franklyn for] James Burns, 1846.

Occasional spotting or foxing, but the binding is a fine piece of work and in fine condition. It really does deserve a signature.

Stock no. ebc2530

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Price: £450

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