Item #65937 The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings]. Robert BROWNING.
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].
The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].

The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. With Portraits [Two Fore-Edge Paintings].

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1897. [Poetry] FORE-EDGE PAINTING. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.xvi; 748, pp.viii; 786. Two volumes bound as one. With an engraved portrait of the poet as frontispiece to each volume. Attractively bound in the 'West End' style, in full red crushed morocco, gilt dentelle to turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. With two decorative fore-edge paintings, divided at p.748, being watercolours of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Some foxing to plates else contents clean, spine sunned, upper joint repaired (as often found with fore-edge paintings). Very good. Fore-edge paintings are hidden/obscured by the gilt applied to the page edges and are only revealed when fanned as shown. Item #65937

Price: £550.00

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