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Poor and Good/No Jackets. TWO volumes. No Copyright Date. This publisher, Merrill and Baker, stopped publishing in 1897. Green boards and green lettering on white label. Crack starting in volume II at front fly leaf. Gold upper page edges - rubbed. Wear and fading to spine. Soil to bottom board edges. Shelf wear to spine tips and corner tips and edges. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Light, soft, pencil markings here and there. Boards are straight, spine is square. Fascinating pair of very old books. Two volumes of John Keats verse. John Keats was born in London in 1795 and died in Rome in 1821. Contains is juvenile verses were published in 1817; his second volume, The Endymion, in 1818; and his third, containing Lamia, Isabella, Hyperion, Eve of St. Agnes, indeed, the greater part of his work 1820. Volume I 180 pages, Volume II, 187.