HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF LOWELL’S WORKS
LOWELL, James Russell. Works. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1892-93. Eleven volumes. Small octavo, contemporary three-quarter brown pebbled morocco gilt, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt. $1500.
Riverside Edition of Lowell’s works, with two supplemental volumes, beautifully bound, with five engraved frontispiece portraits.
“No understanding of the cultural life of America in the 19th century can be complete without recognition of Lowell’s centrality and versatility” (ANB). "His most pleasing traits are his robustness…and the freshness of his phrasing" (Kunitz, 488). Owner stamp.
A fine set, handsomely bound.