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Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Poems, a New Edition.

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3176B
Lot:
94
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Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861) Poems, a New Edition. London: Chapman & Hall, 1850. Second edition, with major additions, two octavo volumes, volume two contains the first appearance of Browning's "Sonnets from the Portuguese," bound in uniform crushed half green morocco and buckram boards, gilt tooled spines with red onlays, joints dry, top of spine chipped (volume two), spines sunned, joints dry, 6 3/4 x 4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

Elizabeth Barrett, Book arts, Bookbinding, Buckram, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Literature, Poetry, Sonnets from the Portuguese, Visual arts, London

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