William Wordsworth - Poetical Works - 1886

William Wordsworth - Poetical Works - 1886
Littérature, Œuvre d'art originale, Poésie - Quantité : 1 - Armes nobles du duché d'Édimbourg - Livre

The poetical works of William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth’s poetic works (1886)

Brown leather hardcover in excellent condition. With a portrait of Wordsworth on the frontispiece. Golden titles. Noble coats of arms of the Duchy of Edinburgh on both plates, with the motto "NISI DOMINUS FRUSTRA MUSIS RESPUBLICA FLORET", Edinburgh castle and the gold reproduction of the coat of arms that was formally granted by the King to Lord Lyon in 1732 and registered in the register of weapons and noble shields of Scotland.

Firm and solid binding, gold title on the spine on a black manchette and golden floral decorations, intact pages, crisp and clear paper. 6 blank pages + portrait; XXIV; 548; 4 Notes.

William Wordsworth (Cockermouth, April 7, 1770 – Rydal Mount, April 23, 1850) was an English poet.

Together with Coleridge he is considered the founder of Romanticism and especially of English Naturalism, thanks to the publication in 1798 of the Lyrical Ballads, the first true manifesto of the movement in England.

Although Wordsworth's posthumous poem The Prelude is considered his masterpiece, it is in fact the lyrical ballads that have decisively influenced the nineteenth-century literary landscape.

The decidedly innovative character of his poetry, set in the evocative setting of the Lake District in the north of Cumberland, lies in the choice of the protagonists, characters of humble origins drawn from everyday life, with a simple language that closely follows their speech.

Informations du lot
Nombre de livres
Littérature, Œuvre d'art originale, Poésie
Auteur/ Illustrateur
William Wordsworth
Titre du livre
Poetical Works
Année de publication de l’ouvrage le plus ancien
Langue originale
W.P. Nimmo, Hay & Mitchell, Edimburgh
Armes nobles du duché d'Édimbourg
18×13 cm
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