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BRIDGES (ROBERT) The Growth of Love. A Poem in Twenty-Four Sonnets, 1884; and 8 others by Bridges, many inscribed (9)
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BRIDGES (ROBERT)
The Growth of Love. A Poem in Twenty-Four Sonnets, publisher's wrappers, slight loss to spine, preserved in gate-fold slipcase, Edward Bumpus, 1876; Prometheus the Firegiver, AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT translation of the first 11 lines of Aeschylus' "Prometheus Bound" signed and dated "yattendon Oct. 25, 1901. Robert Bridges" pasted in on front free endpaper, George Bell, 1884; The Shorter Poems, NUMBER ONE OF 110 LARGE PAPER COPIES, Lionel Muirhead's copy, with his address from an envelope in Bridges' hand tipped-in, George Bell, 1890; Demeter. A Mask, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed (partly in Bridges' own phonetic alphabet) "With R.B.'s compliments no [acknowledgement desired" on slip of paper pasted onto front free endpaper, publisher's wrappers, preserved in gate-fold slipcase, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1905; The Poetical Works, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed to his cousin Mary Rudd, dust-jacket, Oxford University Press, 1912; The Testament of Beauty, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY inscribed on the day of publication "Henry Newbolt from his old friend RB. Oct. 24, dust-jacket, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1929; Verses Written for Mrs. Daniel, Laurence Binyon's copy inscribed to him from M. Monica Bridges, publisher's cloth-backed boards, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1932, FIRST EDITIONS, bookplate of Simon Nowell-Smith, unless mentioned publisher's cloth, 8vo; and 2 others by Bridges (9)
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