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POEMS OF PASSION by  Ella Wheeler Wilcox - Hardcover - 1900 - from Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB and


by Wilcox, Ella Wheeler

Condition: Fine

London: Gay and Bird, 1900. Pp. xii, 175. Full green morocco binding, gilt stamped turn-ins, all edges gilt, handsomely bound by Bumpus. Bookplate of C.W. Christie-Miller to front pastedown, and the bookplate of Canadian literary giant, Robertson Davies on front free endpaper. Tanning around margins first and last three pages due to the turn-ins, very light spots to a few pages only, otherwise, clean and bright. Spinestrip faded to a tan colour. Overall, a fine copy.. Hard Cover. Fine. Octavo.


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