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INSCRIBED BY SAMUEL ROGERS TO THE ILLUSTRATOR, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND BY MACKENZIE, LORD ASHBURTON’S SPLENDID EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION SET

ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London, 1834. Four volumes.

First editions, inscribed by the author to the illustrator, in a beautiful signed binding by J. Mackenzie, bookbinder to the King. $2200.

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“THE HEART, THEY SAY, IS WISER THAN THE SCHOOLS”

ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. WITH: Italy: A Poem. London, 1839. Two volumes.

Large-paper edition, presentation copy inscribed by Rogers to his sister on the title page: “To Sarah Rogers, from her affectionate brother, the Author,” with a 15-line poem, “Reflections III,” entirely in Rogers’ hand, signed and dated 1838 by him tipped in. With numerous full-page illustrations on proof sheets by J. M. W. Turner and Stothard, beautifully bound in full morocco-gilt by Hayday. $2200.

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“A PLACE AMONG THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE MOST BRILLIANT AGE OF ENGLISH POETRY”

ROGERS, Samuel. Poems. London, 1834. Two volumes.

Early editions of Rogers’ collected poetry— including Italy, “the freshest and finest of all [his] compositions”— illustrated with numerous steel-engraved vignettes after paintings by Stothard and Turner, handsomely bound. $800.

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