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Lot 264
PATMORE (COVENTRY) The Angel in the House, 1854; The Espousals, 1854; and 17 others, by Dobell, Rossetti, O'Shaughnessy, Calverley and others (18)
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PATMORE (COVENTRY)
The Angel in the House, 1854; The Espousals, bookplate of Henry Randolph Trafford, 1856, J.W. Parker; The Unknown Eros, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed "Richard Garnett [1835-1906, librarian and author] from Coventry Patmore, November 20, 1878" on front free endpaper, publisher's cloth-backed boards, George Bell, 1878--ROSSETTI (DANTE GABRIEL) Dante and His Circle... New Edition, FINE COPY, Ellis & White, 1874--ROSSETTI (CHRISTINA) Poems, first American edition, frontispiece and title vignette after the author, Boston, Robert Brothers, 1866--[DOBELL (SYDNEY)] The Roman. A Dramatic Poem... by Sydney Yendys, second edition, Richard Bentley, 1852; Balder, 1854; England in a Time of War, 1856, Smith, Elder; Poems, Boston, Ticknor and Fields, 1860--[CALVERLEY (CHARLES STUART)] Verses and Translations, 4-line manuscript verse by Calverley (not in his hand) pasted inside upper cover, 1862; Theocritus, 1869; Fly Leaves, 1872, Cambridge, Deighton Bell--O'SHAUGHNESSY (ARTHUR) Epic of Women, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY OF HIS FIRST BOOK inscribed "J. Winter Jones Esq. [principal librarian at the British Museum] with the author's best respects Novr. 14th 1870" on front free endpaper, slight loss to head of spine, J.C. Camden, 1870, unless otherwise stated FIRST EDITIONS, most with bookplate of Simon Nowell-Smith, publisher's cloth, slight rubbing, 8vo; and 5 others, by Geoffrey Taylor (a box comprising several works), Gordon Bottomley, Sidney Keyes, Henry Lushington, and John Newman (18)
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