With a fore-edge painting, first edition of Poems of Eliza Cook, published in 1861 in London.
Octavo, vi, , 408pp. Deluxe green morocco, title in gilt on spine, raised bands with six decorative gilt compartments. All edges gilt, yellow endpapers with gilt dentelle edges. Bound by R & A Suttaby Binders of London. Frontispiece portrait and numerous engraved illustrations. Occasional foxing, most evident on title page and front flyleaf. Fore-edge painting of an English frigate.
Eliza Cook (1818-1889) was an English author and poet, often associated with the women’s suffrage movement in Great Britain.