Finely Bound example of Longfellow's poetical works
The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth.$300.00
Item Number: 95257
London: Henry Frowde, 1910.
Finely bound example of Longfellow’s poetical works. Octavo, bound in three quarters morocco, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece portrait of Longfellow. In near fine condition.
American poet and educator Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's best-known works include Paul Revere's Ride, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. Born in Portland Maine, Longfellow studied at Bowdoin College and his poetry became renowned for its musicality and mythological content. He became the most popular American poet of his time and also had success in Europe where he completed several tours and professorships.