New York: The Baker and Taylor Company, 1911 First edition. Publisher's decorative pink cloth, with an illustration of Elizabeth Barrett Browning laid on to the front board, decorated in lilac and mauve, lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. About fine, with a hint of faint rubbing to the extremities, former owner's inscription to the front free endpaper, otherwise bright and clean pages. Overall, a tight and very attractive copy. Loves of the Poets is a collection of short essays about the romantic relationships that have developed between various poets from the 19th century through the present day. Specifically, it describes the romances of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning, George Sand and Frédéric Chopin, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and Elizabeth Siddal, among others. In addition to the flower and vine decorative borders that adorn each page, this volume is embellished with mounted illustrations of the poets and their lovers.. 1st Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine. (Inventory #: RGL001)
19th & 20th Century American and English Literature, Modern First Editions, Signed and Presentation Copies
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