Robert Southey. Wat Tyler. 1817. First edition.

Wat Tyler

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Robert Southey. Wat Tyler. A Dramatic Poem. London: W. Hone, 1817. New edition. [Bound with:] The Poet's Pilgrimage to Waterloo. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816. Second edition. Two volumes in one. Octavo (6.125 x 3.875 inches; 155 x 95 mm.). [8], 232; xxiii, [1], 70 pages. Frontispiece and seven engraved plates inserted throughout Poet's Pilgrimage. Contemporary marbled calf, gilt-stamped spine with a red gilt-lettered label, boards tooled in gilt; all edges of the text block sprinkled brown; marbled endpapers, flyleaves. Front board detached; covers worn with most of the backstrip scuffed and a small scab on the front board. Top edge of the text block a little dusty; plates and adjacent leaves, as well as a few others, a little foxed, but the text is generally bright; page edges lightly foxed with a small bruise on the fore-edge; bookplate. A very good text in a good binding. NCBEL Volume III, p. 256. (#10341).