The Poetical Works of the Ettrick Shepherd. Fine- Chivers. Hogg Binding, James.

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The Poetical Works of the Ettrick Shepherd

London: Blackie & Son, 1840.

Volume 5. Superb, early binding by Cedric Chivers with hand-painted "CC" monogram with strapwork design, in blue, on front vellum doublure. A striking 'fish scale' design on full blue morocco binding on both covers comprising stipple patterned semi-circles with one central large gilt dot on each at center filling the entire covers, surrounded by a stippled rule and two outer gilt rules, spine gilt with similar stipled designs, lettering. Attractive inner dentelles with gilt patterning and two gilt-ruled lines along all edges of boards. AEG. Autobiography and engravings by D. O. Hill. Near fine with foxing to prelim. plates.

Price: $1,850.00   Item #1887