1890 The Collected Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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Leather Binding, Pleasing Copy, Rebound, Signed Binding
Collected works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, famous English poet of the nineteenth century, founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was also an illustrator and painter, part of the Rossetti family; an early inspiration to both William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones.
His art and poetry was characterised by its sensuality and medieval revivalism.
Complete in two volumes, bound in uniform Hatchards morocco with decorative gilt tooling to spine. Some beautiful copies. Complete with half titles.
With a preface and notes by William M. Rossetti.
Bookplate to front pastedowns from Mary Withers Bonham-Carter, wife to John Bonham-Carter III of Buriton.
Rebound in uniform half crushed morocco over marbled boards, renewed marbled endpapers, five raised bands, intricate gilt tooling to spine. Externally lovely with minor shelf wear only, light minor spotting to boards. Internally, firmly bound. Light spotting to fore edge, affecting first and last few leaves only.
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