SCARCE FIRST EDITION IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
KEBLE, John ~ The Christian Year: Thoughts in verse for the Sundays and Holydays throughout the year.
London: J. Parker, 1827
2 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. A remarkable set of this scarce first edition, of which only 500 copies were printed, which became the probably the best selling book of verse in the 19th century. Bound in a wonderful Georgian full hard grain morocco with gilt raised bands, ornate gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. With the armorial bookplate and neat ink signature on the first blank of Lord Carlingford.