Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. Wordsworth is saddened by the fact that time has stripped away much of nature's glory, depriving him of the wild spontaneity he exhibited as a child. Pages are tight but book will lay open. GradeSaver, 17 November 2007 Web. Edited by Thomas Hutchinson, M. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Major signs of wear and tear.
A near-fine set with a compelling literary association, handsomely bound by Hayday. Neat gift inscription dated 1877. Undated, but with inscription dated 1872. He weaves several ideas throughout his poetic works, including the importance of the natural world, transcendentalism and interconnectedness, religion, morality, mortality, memory and the power of the human mind. Damage to hinges and binding. Neat signature of Emilia Ogden in each volume. All have mild foxing to endpapers, and some very slight foxing elsewhere to text.
Some foxing to titles and more occasionally within text. Instead, Wordsworth wants the child to hold onto the glory of nature that only a person in the flush of youth can appreciate. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Moderate foxing and waterstaining, but all pages present, tightly bound and ledgible. Heavy and export post will be greater than quoted by abe. Foxing to eps, and slight browning to page edges.
From United Kingdom to U. Until now I have taken it in moderation throughout my life. About this Item: Otis, Broaders, And Company, Boston, 1844. Vol 3 - xx, 476 pgs, Vol 4 - xii, 387 pgs, Vol 5 - x, 366 pgs. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket.
William Wordsworth Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 The Online Books Page Online Books by William Wordsworth Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850 are available, as is a. Bumped on corners and top and bottom of spine. Printed by Bradbury and Evans. Ex library with typical stamps and markings; frontispiece in black and white with torn tissue guard; interior is unmarked; pages somewhat toned but unmarked; 313 pages. Merewether, William Wordsworth, Cynthia Morgan St.
Pages lightly tanned throughout with some foxing present, especially towards rear of book. From United Kingdom to U. Hinges intact, interiors clean and unmarked. All volumes have come foxing along edges and into the margins, overall shelfwear, rounded corners and hinges that are beginning to split but this is still a nice attractive, clean, sound set. Edition not stated, assumed first. A little wear to extremeties.
Seven days she lurked in brake and field, Seven nights her course renewed, Sustained by what her scrip might yield, Or berries of the wood; At length, in darkness travelling on, When lowly doors were shut, The haven of her hope she won, Her Foster-mother s hut. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book without typos from the publisher. From United Kingdom to U. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers, checked out only twice. I suggest the same pace for any lover of poetry about to read a mammoth of a collection like Wordsworth's.
Isabella's niece Louisa Fenwick was a close member of Wordsworth's circle as well; Wordsworth stayed in Bath with Isabella and Louisa for six weeks in the spring of 1847, when he inscribed this set to his young hostess. Five raised bands at spine with florid gilt decorations. I must say, I don't know if my affection for this collection comes from the fact I finished it at all or because there were so many treasures inside, though it's probably a bit of both. Copperplate ink inscription to endpaper. Full bound leather with gilt lettering and decoration. He realizes that even though he has lost his awareness of the glory of nature, he had it once, and can still remember it.
Previous owner, prof Victor Lange's, bookplate on front pastedowns of all. Some wear and marking to covers. Dust jacket is absent unless otherwise stated Major signs of wear and tear. I would say the boards are in Good condition, given the age of the book. He is pained to see a child's close proximity to nature being replaced by a foolish acting game in which the child pretends to be an adult before he actually is.