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    Shelley's Poems in a Cosway-Style Binding by Bayntun-Rivière

    [Cosway-Style Binding]. Percy Bysshe Shelley. Poems. Edinburgh: Otto Schulze, 1903.

    Number 81 of 500 numbered copies. Octavo. 289 pages. Printed on Whatman hand-made paper. Woodcut initials throughout. Index to first lines.

    Cosway binding by Bayntun-Rivière. Scarlet crushed levant over boards. Gilt fillets and ornate borders to boards. Inset cameo hand-painted portrait of Shelley under glass to front board. Raised bands; gilt decorations and lettering to spine. Gilt tooled turn-ins and silk moiré doublures and endpapers. Top edge gilt. Deckle edges. Custom red cloth felt-lined slipcase. Fine.

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