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SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Works.
London : 1834An early pirated collection of Shelley's works; the "most interesting" and "the most fully corrected of all the pirated texts" (Taylor, pp. 26-28). Mary Shelley was able to use the existence of such pirated editions to persuade Sir Timothy, Shelley's father, to allow her to publish her own authoritative edition.
The annotation to the front of... Learn More£250.00
Stock Code: 146153
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Complete Works.
London and Boston : 1904-06The Olympic limited edition, number 6 of 50 sets only. Copy number 1 was presented to the Keats-Shelley House in Rome. The effort to purchase and restore the apartment in which Keats spent his final days began in 1903, at the instigation of American poet Robert Underwood Johnson. In April 1909 it was opened under the aegis of the newly formed Keats-Shelley... Learn More£1,875.00
Stock Code: 138177
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Cenci.
[Livorno,] Italy : 1819First edition, one of 250 copies only, of Shelley's verse tragedy which proved an unexpected publishing sensation, despite its action being far too lurid for the London stage. It is scarce in commerce - the second London edition (the only second edition of his own Shelley lived to see) is the one more usually met with.
Shelley had been fascinated... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 144510
SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Banquet.
London : 1909 First edition thus, first impression, of one of the great texts on love in world literature and translated by one of its most enthusiastic exponents, in a fine press edition by the London County Council Central School of Arts & Crafts, under the direction of J. H. Mason who worked for the Doves Press.
Scarce: WorldCat locates only one copy (University... Learn More£900.00
Stock Code: 143848