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Rogers, Samuel. Poems. London: Pr. for T. Cadell & W. Davies by T. Bensley, 1820. 8vo (17 cm, 6.69"). , 251,  pp.; illus. $165.00
"A new edition": Handsome presentation of selected pieces from the Romantic-era English poet and member of the Dickens circle, best remembered for his "The Pleasures of Memory" — present here, of course, along with "Jacqueline," "The Sailor," "An Italian Song," and "The Voyage of Columbus." Scattered throughout are => charming engraved vignettes, many of cherubs.
Binding: Contemporary calf, covers framed in triple gilt fillets and blind roll with gilt-tooled lyre and leaf corner motifs, surrounding a gilt strapwork cartouche with central blind-tooled motif; spine gilt extra, with gilt-stamped leather title-label. All edges marbled.
Provenance: Front pastedown with armorial bookplate of Byam Martin Davies; front fly-leaf with pencilled inscription of C. Ellis.
Bound as above, a little rubbed; minute chipping to spine label and leather split across joints. Bookplate and inscription as above. Faint to moderate foxing; some leaves with upper outer corners bumped/creased. A bit worn overall, this is still => very elegant. (41515) Please RESHELVE This.
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