Poems Written in Early Youth, Poems from 'Modern Love' and Scattered Poems.
London: Constable and Company, 1909. Full morocco, 7 3/4 inches tall. A very neat binding by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, framed gilt panels and ornate gilt tooling to the boards within a series of gilt fillet panels. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Before establishing himself as a very successful novelist Meredith's first emphasis was as a romantic poet, Oscar Wilde described his poetry as "chaos illumined by brilliant flashes of lightning".