AUTHOR: SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe.
TITLE: Prometheus Unbound A Lyrical Drama In Four Acts With Other Poems.
PUBLISHER: London: C and J Ollier, 1820.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE. 1 vol., 8-1/4" x 5-7/16", with the half-title but lacking the final ads as usual, bound in full green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, covers triple ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, green water silk pastedowns and endpapers, top edge gilt, by Zaehnsdorf.
CONDITION: Internally clean and bright a VERY GOOD copy.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Prometheus Unbound is considered Shelley’s masterpiece, It is concerned with the torments of the Greek mythological figure Prometheus, who defies the gods and gives fire to humanity, for which he is subjected to eternal punishment and suffering at the hands of Zeus.