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[Binding, Fine- Riviere] Dramatic Romances and Lyrics

London: Hacon & Ricketts, The Vale Press, 1899.

First English language edition. Superbly bound by Riviere & Son in full dark green morocco with a beautiful arts & crafts motif to the front cover, built up of twenty-four alternating compartments of leaves and flowers surrounding the title and author with stunning detail and contour in the gilt stamping. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Printed on Arnold handmade paper, with a wood-engraved border of intertwined leaves and twigs, as well as several large initial letters in the text, all designed by Charles Ricketts. Hinges, spine, and corners restored with Japanese tissue by Joseph Adams of Eidolon House. Some spotting to covers and light browning to pages.

Price: $1,850.00 Item #4377
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[Binding, Fine- Riviere] Dramatic Romances and Lyrics. Robert Browning.