The Blessèd Damozel.Aiken: Ye Palmetto Press, 1900 Stock Code: 148030
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.
Small quarto, pp. . Original white wrappers, front cover lettered in gilt, untrimmed.
Title page and opening initial hand-illuminated in watercolour.
A fine copy.
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