Boston: Little, Brown & Company, N.D. Averil Burleigh. First Edition thus Illustrated. Decorated & gilt-stamped cloth. Small 8vo 95 1/2" x 7 11/16"), fine decorative light green cloth binding, finely printed, tan pictorial endpapers with a mounted knight and peasants, top edges gilded [t.e.g.], 360 pages. Very Good + / None. Item #4840
John Keats (1795 - 1821) was an English Romantic poet who became one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantics, along with Lord Byron and Shelley, Keats' sonnets are famous and he is considered one of the most beloved of all English poets.
VERY GIFTABLE: 24 lovely period pastel illustrations and attractively printed poems. Clean, tight copy in an attractive floral green binding with top page edges' gilt. Slight age-toning. No date but probably late 19th century.