1904 The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
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Fine Binding, Leather Binding, Limited Edition, Signed Binding
Limited edition in this large paper format, number 46 of 110 as stated. In Bumpus Ltd half morocco bindings with gilt stamping to the spines. With the bookplate of one H Harvey Frost to the front pastedown. A lovely set, in a beautiful binding. Algernon Charles Swinburne was an English poet, playwright, novelist and critic. He wrote several poetry collections and was also a contributor to the Eleventh Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Swinburne was known for his controversial writings on topics which were taboo at the time of writing such as lesbianism, sado-masochism and anti-theism. He also wrote on cannibalism.
In a half crushed morocco binding with cloth covered boards. Externally, lovely with minor shelfwear. Spines have faded as expected with this colour. Prior owner's bookplate to front pastedown of volume I, H Harvey Frost. Rubbing to the head of front joint to volume I and a small crack to the head. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean throughout.
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