Jamaica, NY: Minia Press, 1945. (181)pp. Forty-four sonnets composed during the author's twenty-month correspondence with fellow poet Robert Browning that preceded the two writers' marriage. Many of the sonnets reportedly continue themes and sentiments articulated in the poet's courtship letters. Very fine in red cloth boards with gilt lettering and heart designs to spine and gilt illustration to cover depicting a pair of hands raised to the sun as though in supplication. Housed in cardboard slipcase. Slipcase shows some wear, else fine. (Bradbury, p. 150). (2 3/8 by 1 13/4; 60x45mm).
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