The Poetical Works of THOMAS MOORE (circa 1870)
THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS MOORE. (Moxon's Popular Poets Series) Edited, with a Critical Memoir by William Michael Rossetti, Illustrated by Thomas Seccombe, Ward, Lock, & Co., London.
Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy" and "The Last Rose of Summer". As Lord Byron's named literary executor, along with John Murray, Moore was responsible for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death.
Dark blue with black floral embellishments and gilt additions and all edges gilt. Secure binding with clean, red-bordered pages. Mild cover wear with small wear mark at the front cover edge. 7-1/2 x 5 with 595 pages. Illustrated.