Lot 399KEATS, JOHN
Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of Saint Agnes and Other Poems. London: Taylor and Hessey, 1820. First edition. 19th century green morocco by Bedford, covers with three gilt rules, spine richly gilt in six compartments, elaborate dentelles, vellum doublures and endsheets, top-edge gilt. 7 x 4 inches (18 x 10 cm); half-title (with the "printed by Thomas Davison, Whitefriars" note on the verso), [vi], 197, , [6-ads] pp. [the latest date in the ads is June, 1820). Some wear to head of front joint, minor scuffing to covers, in all a sound copy, internally fresh, fore- and lower edges uncut.
This was John Keats's third and final publication, issued in July 1820 before his final visit to Rome, where he died on February 23rd, 1821. The present work contains three of his greatest odes (To a Nightingale, On a Grecian Urn, and To Psyche), as well as Hyperion, To Autumn, etc. Sterling 523.
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