ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel.

The Blessèd Damozel.

Aiken: Ye Palmetto Press, 1900 Stock Code: 148030
£375.00
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First edition thus, number 25 of 500 copies printed on Whatman paper, one of 100 only illuminated in water-colours. This copy has a lithographic illustration, after the author and printed on Japanese vellum, loosely inserted. A very attractive printing of Rossetti's Blessed Damozel, the most famous of his poems, first published in 1850.

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Description

Small quarto, pp. [15]. Original white wrappers, front cover lettered in gilt, untrimmed.

Illustrations

Title page and opening initial hand-illuminated in watercolour.

Condition

A fine copy.

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