Author:[Fore-Edge Painting] HOOD, Thomas

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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood. Memoir, Explanatory Notes, &c. With original illustrations and steel portrait.

By: [Fore-Edge Painting] HOOD, Thomas.

Price: $650.00

Publisher: London:, Frederick Warne and co., [no date].:

Seller ID: FF142


At head of title: The Chandos Poets. Small 8vo. xxiii, 414 pp. Engraved frontispiece of the author, plates. Original full dark green morocco, gilt stamped covers with "Hood's Works" on the upper cover, gilt spine, a.e.g. Rubber stamp of Sampson York. Fine. With a double fore-edge painting of London from Delford [?] and Cranmore [?]. One side shows an lighter-than-air craft (hot-air balloon) aloft. Painted circa 1947-1956, probably by S.E. Stevens. The first poem in the book is "Ode to Mr. Graham, the Aeronaut" from which the fore-edge painting is taken. View more info