The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood edited with a Critical Memoir, William Micheal Rossetti with Illustrations Ward, Lock and Co,

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Discover the lyrical beauty of Thomas Hood's poetic works, skillfully edited with a critical memoir by William Micheal Rossetti. This ornate edition, complete with detailed illustrations, showcases the timeless charm of Hood's prose in an exquisitely crafted volume.

Key Features:

  •  Explore Thomas Hood's vast body of poetic works, enhanced by a critical memoir from William Micheal Rossetti, a literary authority.
  •  Thomas Hood, an eminent English poet, is renowned for his humor, wit, and rich language. His poignant tales and lyrical prowess have remained influential throughout literary history.
  • Adorned with a gold-edged ornate cover, this edition exudes a vintage allure that will surely captivate collectors and poetry enthusiasts.
  • Though the binding has experienced a split, all pages are securely attached, ensuring a complete and uninterrupted reading journey.


  • Title: The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood
  • Editor: William Micheal Rossetti
  • Publisher: Ward, Lock and Co.
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 400
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Gold-edged ornate cover, pages with minor spotting. Binding has a split, but all pages are firmly attached. Inscribed and dated (1937) by a previous owner. Scroll in and view photos.

In this exquisite edition, readers get a chance to immerse themselves in the poetic genius of Thomas Hood, while also appreciating the craftsmanship and history of a vintage book.

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