IMPORTANT: Please read my PAYMENT & SHIPPING TERMS sections at bottom of auction page BEFORE placing your bid.

ITEM DESCRIPTION: Hardcover book, with superb gilt decorated & recessed cover, Unstated Edition, published circa 1881 by Gall & Inglis (England): THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS MOORE WITH LIFE, 490 pages, book size 5 ½" x 7 3/4"

An exceptional 1881 antique poetry books, The Works of Thomas Moore, with a biographical memoir of his life. Awesome gilt decorated, fully tooled, recessed cover with image of angel holding lyre. Outer page edging all bright gold gilt. Every interior page with decorative illustrated border, and the book is illustrated with 6 full page Steel Engravings. Just a lovely example of Victorian publishing. Thomas Moore (1779-1852) was an Irish poet born in Dublin. He was exceedingly popular in his own day and his poetry possesses an element of inspired originality in its musical flow and the beauty of his language. Moore was extremely successful with satire and epigram. .

CONDITION: VERY GOOD overall condition with light partial cracks to inside cover hinges, prior owner ink signed name on front blank endpage. No Smoke or other unpleasant odor. (6402)

Packed Weight of this item is: 1 lb 8 oz U.S. Bidders

PAYMENT TERMS IMPORTANT READ CAREFULLY: Seller accepts PAYPAL ONLY, no other forms of payment whatsoever accepted. AUCTION CURRENCY IS U.S. FUNDS ONLY. No Canadian funds or any International currency. Canada Bidders: WAIT for invoice before paying, GST must be charged on combined winning bid + corrected shipping cost. Payment due no later than 7 days after auction end.
SHIPPING COSTS IMPORTANT READ CAREFULLY: You will be charged EXACT SHIPPING COST only, I do not charge handling or packaging fees. For U.S. & Canada bidders, shipping cost INCLUDES delivery confirmation tracking, which I require for all shipments. Selected auctions offer FREE SHIPPING for U.S. bidders, note that Canada & International bidders will receive a discount equal to the value of U.S. free shipping, please wait for invoice as discount can not be automatically calculated. CANADA BIDDERS SHIPPING NOTE: Shipping charges shown on auction page are INCORRECT, they are U.S. only, the eBay U.S. site does not calculate Canada Post shipping. You will be invoiced with correct Canada Post shipping cost at auction end. For most auctions, especially book Lots, shipping will be lower; for lighter single items shipping may be higher (sorry, but that’s how Canada Post works). Please WAIT for invoice before paying. If you want a shipping quote, provide your postal code. CANADA BIDDERS & GST TAX: I am required to charge & collect GST (5%) or HST (13% for NB, NS, NL) depending on your location. GST/HST applies to total of purchase (bid amount + shipping cost). Do not pay until invoiced with correct Canada Post shipping cost + applicable GST. COMBINED ITEMS SHIPPING DISCOUNT: Multiple auction wins may be combined for shipping discount, only available if all items are paid for & shipped together. All combined items must be for auctions ending within the same 7 day period. INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS: The shipping costs shown on the auction page may be incorrect, I am only able to select 1 shipping option when listing auctions. If you want a shipping quote, contact me through the auction page. MY SHIPPING SCHEDULE: Your item will be mailed anyw from the day following auction to 2 or 3 days maximum. Sorry, I cannot guarantee next day shipping. Delivery confirmation tracking number will be provided once item is mailed. SPECIAL SHIPPING REQUESTS: If you have purchased an item for a gift or other time sensitive date, Priority or Expedited shipping is available at additional cost. ADDITIONAL ...

... read more