ESSEX HOUSE PRESS SHELLEY (PERCY BYSSHE) Prometheus Unbound. A Lyrical Drama
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ESSEX HOUSE PRESS SHELLEY (PERCY BYSSHE) Prometheus Unbound. A Lyrical Drama
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ESSEX HOUSE PRESS
SHELLEY (PERCY BYSSHE) Prometheus Unbound. A Lyrical Drama, LIMITED TO 20 COPIES ON VELLUM, from an overall edition of 200, this copy number 6, printed in red and black, frontispiece by C.R. Ashbee, bookplates of Edith Helen, Marchioness of Londonderry, and Austin Smith, full maroon morocco by Bagguly of Newcastle, the sides inlaid with large panel of red levant morocco, elaborately tooled with with a variety of ornamental devices, spine with six compartments with raised bands, gilt dentelles, t.e.g., preserved in solander box, FINE COPY, 4to, Campden, Essex House Press, 1904

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  • Provenance: Exhibited at the Royal Academy Exhbition of British Art in Industry, 1904 (loosely inserted note).
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