POEMS & BALLADS: First Series.: Swinburne, Algernon Charles.

POEMS & BALLADS: First Series.

Swinburne, Algernon Charles.

Published by Thomas B. Mosher,, Portland, Maine:, 1904
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First of this limited edition. One of 450 copies on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Originally published in 1866, this critically-acclaimed poetry was considered lustful and scandalous at the time. Tissue-protected frontispiece portait from the original by his friend D. G. Rosetti. Green silk-ribbon bookmark has lightly offset at p.185, front inner hinge just starting, slight crease and darkening at heel of spine, otherwise bright and near fine in somewhat darkened dust jacket, which is split at spine but still holding, with loss at head of spine not affecting lettering, and at top corners of the unprinted front and rear panels. Housed in original, light-blue slipcase which is tanned, with the edges a bit rough, but paper label still bright. Scarce in jacket and slipcase. Bookseller Inventory # 48829

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Title: POEMS & BALLADS: First Series.

Publisher: Thomas B. Mosher,, Portland, Maine:

Publication Date: 1904

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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