Sonnets and Lyrical Poems. Together with Ballads and Poems
by Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
London/Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, 1894. Two octavo volumes. (xii) 197; (iv) 227pp. Each volume is one of 310 copies. Designed and printed by William Morris at the Kelmscott Press in Hammersmith. This set has been bound in full blue levant morocco by Rivière. The bindings were executed in the Doves style, featuring double-ruled panels forming small square cornerpieces, each containing small concentric circle devices. Spines richly gilt with triple heart leaf ornaments and central flower devices in five of six compartments. Triple-ruled turn-ins with repeated flower, heart leaf, and circlet devices. T.e.g. Housed in titled chemises and within a morocco-backed double slipcase. This is the Saks copy, with his booklabel on front paste-downs. A handsome set. (Peterson A20, A20a).
(Inventory #: 26631)
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