Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St Agnes, and Other Poems

KEATS, John

KEATS, John Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St Agnes, and Other Poems

Taylor and Hessey, 1820.

First edition. 12mo. Bound in later drab blue boards with linen spine and title label to match the original binding. Pages uncut and pressed, with single advert leaf before the contents page and terminal four leaf catalogue of adverts. A superb fine copy, fresh throughout with just a little superficial wear to the joints. Housed in a chemise and elaborate tree calf box.

The Newton copy Keats's third and final book, his greatest single volume, containing the magnificent series of odes on which his reputation rests.

PROVENANCE: A. Edward Newton (Famous book collector, sold in his sale, Sothebys NY, May 1941); David and Lulu Borowitz (Noted collectors of literature, bookplate to chemise sold at their sale Sothebys NY, 1977).

Hayward 233; MacGillivray 3; Tinker 1420.

Stock ID: 44930

£12,500.00

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