The Jewel and Star.
'C.S.' [Charles Sabine]:

The Jewel and Star.

London: William Yapp 1855. Presumed first edition. 104pp. Poems with celestial aspirations. Publishers' hand-coloured vignette to title page, with another hand-coloured emblem heading the first poem, at p.11. Ruled borders to text. Preface 'to the reader' by 'C.S.'. Contents clean with minimal signs of handling. A very few minor foxing spots. Original brown endpapers. All edges gilt. c.22x17cms, in the original binding of blue pebble cloth over bevelled boards, decorated in blind and in gilt, with a plain spine. Firm and bright, with a couple of minor soil marks. Small scuffs to extremities: spine ends puckered, with small nicks at the head. Scarce. Very good copy. VG+.
[Item ID: 18557120]


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