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Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Fine Binding)

Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Fine Binding)

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Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Fine Binding)

by Browning, Elizabeth Barrett; Selected and Arranged by Robert Browning

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued
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About This Item

New York: Thomas Y Crowell & Co., 1893. A lovely example of late 19th century fine American binding. Bound in half white and half baby blue linen, inticately tooled in gilt front cover and spine, patterned floral end papers, top edge gilt. Illustrated. Very Good Plus, small chips at top edge front end paper, light soiling to linen covers. prior owner name in ink front end page, a few spots of toning to frontis illustration. The two blank front end pages each with full page manuscript in pencil, the firtst dated Dec. 2nd, 1894, the 2nd, Dec. 2nd, 1944. The first speaks of the value of these poems "to stretch to suit a great grief, and shrink to fit a small one", and the 2nd, a poem by an unknown author that clearly relates to a WW II loss. . Later Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

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Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
008392
Title
Poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Fine Binding)
Author
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett; Selected and Arranged by Robert Browning
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
Later Edition
Publisher
Thomas Y Crowell & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1893
Size
16mo - over 5¾" - 6&
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Fine Bindings;

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About the Seller

Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

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Bloomington, Indiana

About Dale Steffey Books, ABAA

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Top Edge Gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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