The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley. SHELLEY, sshe, Roger INGPEN, Ezra Ripley THAYER, association.

The Letters of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

London: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, 1909. [Letters] FINELY BOUND, First Thus. Two volumes. Octavo (21 x 14cm), pp.[4] lviii; 479; [5]; pp.[4]; xvi; 481-1020; [4]. With 44 photogravure and facsimile plates, including a frontispiece to each volume. Also with a gift-note from the notable Harvard Law Professor, Ezra Ripley Thayer, to his wife, written in blue ink on a calling card, in an envelope addressed to her via Paris. In contemporary blue half crushed morocco by ZAEHNSDORF for Bartlett and Co., Boston. Raised bands, gilt titles to spines, and marbled paper over boards. Marbled endpapers; top edges gilt. A few page corners folded over. Binding lightly handled. Very good. A comprehensive collection of Shelley's correspondence featuring 'about 480 letters... more than three times as many as have appeared in any one previous collection. Of these, thirty-eight letters, so far as I am aware, have not been printed before, and upwards of fifty contain hitherto unpublished matter.'. Item #52876

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