Poets of The English Language 5 Volumes Heron Books [1970]


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Poets of The English Language Complete Five Volume Set

Within these pages dwell some of the most sublime words penned in the English language.

5 Volumes matched set of out-of-print hardbacks in leather-look beige Skivertex, lavish gilt scrolling, silken bookmark, decorated endpapers, with Intros, General Principles, & Calendar of British & American poetry, text emendations, notes & glosses by E Talbot Donaldson; Edited by W.H.Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson.

Complete set of 5 volumes of Poets of the English Language which combined, span the period from Langland (C14th) to Yeats (early C20th), as follows;

  • Volume 1. Langland to Spenser.
  • Volume II. Marlome to Marvell
  • Volume III. Milton to Goldsmith
  • Volume IV. Blake to Poe
  • Volume V. Tennyson to Yeats


  • Publisher Heron Books, London; [1970]
  • Beige Faux Leather Hardback with Gilt Decoration, 619pp, 556pp, 622pp, 535pp, 624pp
  • Size 185 x 115mm, 2.8 kg

Condition: Good – No Inscriptions, Rubbing To Edges, Slight Foxing To Page Edges, Good Set

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Weight 2.8 kg


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