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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Her Copy of Drummond's Poems, Signed.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Her Copy of Drummond's Poems, Signed.
The Poems of William Drummond, of Hawthornden, London: for J. Jeffery, 1790, octavo, untrimmed, in boards, with Browning's signature in top right corner of title, and a quote from Michael Drayton in her hand, "And my dear Drummond to whom much I owe/ For his much love, and proud I was to know,/ His poesy, for which two worthy men,/ I Menstry still shall love, and Hawthorn-den- Drayton to Reynolds"; front board detached, housed in custom chemise and slipcase, 6 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

William Drummond, Elizabeth Barrett, London, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Michael Drayton

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