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SELECTIONS FROM THE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BROWNING : SECOND SERIES

by Browning, Robert

Condition: VG/No DW


GB: Smith Elder, 1893. Later owner's inscription and also armorial bookplate 0f Henry Harben on front pastedown. Green full leather (by John Bumpus) with five raised bands to spine, spine lettered and decorated in gold. Marbled pastedowns/end papers. All edges gold. Very clean tight text. Slight cover wear. . New Edition. Hardback. VG/No DW.

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