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THE COLLECTED WORKS. Edited with a preface by William M. Rossetti. In two volumes. ---- Volume 1. Poems, Prose tales and literary papers.; Volume 2. Translations and prose notices of fine art by ROSSETTI. DANTE GABRIEL - Hardcover - from Paul Foster Books and Biblio.com

THE COLLECTED WORKS. Edited with a preface by William M. Rossetti. In two volumes. ---- Volume 1. Poems, Prose tales and literary papers.; Volume 2. Translations and prose notices of fine art

by ROSSETTI. DANTE GABRIEL

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Ellis and Elvey. London. 1890. Reprint of the original 1886 edition, published by Ellis and Scruton. Two volumes. 8vo. (7.3 x 5.1 inches). Finely bound, by J. M. Dent & Co of London, in late nineteenth century full dark green morocco. Spines with four raised bands, ruled in gilt. The compartments ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt. Elaborate floral design around lettering to both front boards, the rear boards with a simple single gilt ruled border and decorative corner pieces, all in gilt. Inner boards with leather border decorated in gilt with two ruled and one wavy lines and corner devices. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Both spines and the top of the front board of volume one have darkened to a very attractive brown colour. A lovely set in beautiful early fine leather bindings.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Paul Foster Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10103
  • Title: THE COLLECTED WORKS. Edited with a preface by William M. Rossetti. In two volumes. ---- Volume 1. Poems, Prose tales and literary papers.; Volume 2. Translations and prose notices of fine art
  • Author: ROSSETTI. DANTE GABRIEL
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Ellis and Elvey. London. 1890
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine bindings;


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