Willmott, Rev. Robert Aris (Ed), The Poets of the Nineteenth Century, Dalziel Brothers, George Routledge, London, 1857, First Edition, Good. Full Morocco, 8vo, 400pp, full-morocco, bevelled boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, title in gilt to second panel and upper cover, a.e.g. comb and curl marbled endpapers.
Spine very slightly faded, slightly rubbed to extremities. Title lightly browned and foxed, some light sporadic foxing, but generally quite bright and clean.
Engravings by Dalziel Brothers of illustrations by Birket Foster, Tenniel and others. Bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to front pastedown, from the library of Eric Quayle.
Includes one of Ford Madox Brown’s few book illustrations for Byron’s Prisoner of Chillon (Goldman – Victorian Illustrated Books 1850-1870 – Pg 82)