BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT (1806-1861, poet)
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BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT (1806-1861, poet)
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BROWNING, ELIZABETH BARRETT (1806-1861, poet)
AUTOGRAPH REVISIONS ON PAGE-PROOFS OF TWO SONNETS: 'CONSOLATION' AND 'BEREAVEMENT', the first beginning 'All are not taken! there are left behind...' with 33 words in her hand including rewriting of three lines; the second beginning 'When some Beloved, 'neath whose eyelid lay...' with 31 words in her hand including rewriting of three lines, and with instructions to the printer (e.g. 'common [not italic] type' for the last word of 'Consolation' and 'Go on to To Mary R. Mitford'), 2 pages of proof, octavo, evidence of printer's finger print on first page, no date

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  • The revisions take the poems to their final state, as printed for instance in The Poems, Warne and Co, 1895.
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