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Selections from The Poetical Works of Robert Browning by Robert Browning - Hardcover - 1884 - from Rooke Books and Biblio.com

Selections from The Poetical Works of Robert Browning

by Robert Browning

Condition: Very Good


ont> Smith, Elder & Co : London, 1884 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractively bound selection of poetry by Robert Browning Two volumes bound as one. With the bookplate of J H Burton, possibly Scottish historian and economist John HIll Burton and author of the Life and Correspondence of David Hume. The bookplate was designed by Harold E H Nelson, artist illustrator and designer of bookplates and postage stamps. Nelson specialised in Pre-Raphelite, Arts and Crafts and Art Nouveau style, often with elaborate ornamental borders. Robert Bronwing was an English poet and playwright, known as one of the foremost Victorian poets. Condition: In a full calf binding with gilt detailing. Externally, in excellent condition with just some light marks to the boards. Bookplate of J H Burton designed by Harold Nelson to front pastedown. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean with the odd spot. Overall Condition: Fine.
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