Order Nr. 72662 SELECTED POEMS. Robert Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Earl, Owen Meredith.


  • London: Longmans, Green, 1894.
  • 12mo.
  • Later full morocco, raised bands, gilt-tooled turn-ins, gilt-stamped lettering on spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, slipcase
  • xxix+(i), 426 pages

Price: $65.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 72662

A selection of poetry by the first Earl of Lytton (1831-1891), who wrote under the pseudonym Owen Meredith, here arranged chronologically from 1855-1887, and including unpublished works as well. Introduction by Betty Balfour, the author's daughter. Bulwer-Lytton also had a distinguished career as a diplomat, appointed Viceroy of India by Disraeli in 1875. Binding by Magnier Freres, with their stamp on the first preliminary blank page. Bookplate of previous owner, Paul Banks, loosely inserted. Some wear to slipcase corners.