Item #6075 [Browning, Robert] The Ring and the Book. Robert Browning.

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[Browning, Robert] The Ring and the Book

London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1868-1869.

First Edition. Publisher's dark green cloth over beveled boards gilt and stamped in black (spines darkened, some light wear vol. IV with some light chipping to spine ends); slipcase holding all four books. FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, with vol. I and III lettered in roman numerals and 2 and 4 in Arabic numerals on the spines. 4 volumes, 8vo. 1p. publisher's advertisements at the end of vol. I. (A few minor spots.) Containing 21,000 lines of blank verse, The Ring and the Book is Browning's psychological epic, is the most extensive use of the dramatic monologue. Scarce thus.

Price: $1,500.00   Item #6075

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