The Works of Charles Lamb, The Temple Edition complete six-volume set

By: Lamb, Charles [Percy Fitzgerald, ed.]

Price: $300.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near fine


12mo (17.5 cm), pp. 1: xxiv, 429; 2: viii, 438; 3: viii, 443; 4: viii, 444; 5: viii, 432; 6: xii, 487. Half leather over marbled boards with gilt spine titling and decorations. Marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Frontispieces and several plates of portrait engravings. Illustrated title pages. Bookplates of Thomas Jefferson Murray on inside front boards. Light fading to spines and minor edge wear, else fine. Lamb, best known for introducting generations of children to Shakespeare through his Tales from Shakespeare, was also a prolific essayist, letter-writer, critic, playwright and poet. Lamb's The Adventures of Ulysses was the version of The Odyssey that inspired Joyce's groundbreaking novel Ulysses.

Title: The Works of Charles Lamb, The Temple Edition complete six-volume set

Author Name: Lamb, Charles [Percy Fitzgerald, ed.]

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Co.: 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near fine

Seller ID: 28565