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    Extra-Illustrated Life of Rossetti with Three ALS

    [Dante Gabriel Rossetti]. Joseph Knight. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED. Life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. London: Walter Scott, 1887. Extra-illustrated edition with signed autograph letters from Christina Rossetti, "Dear Mr. Macmillan" undated, two sides; William Rossetti, "Dear Sir" dated "12 Feby/5", two sides; and W. Holman Hunt, "My dear Tom" dated "July 26, 1802 [?]", one side, loose. Lacking latter from Dante Gabriel Rossetti, as suggested in holograph pencil note on verso of rear free endpaper. Multiple additional plates with mounted illustrations.
    Octavo. 186 pages with 19 page "Bibliography, and Catalog of Pictures by John P. Anderson". Frontispiece portrait of Rossetti. Light blue cloth with gilt rules and Rossetti's name in decorative print, gilt titles on spine, upper edge gilt, reading ribbon. Binding lightly rubbed and soiled, boards bowed; few holograph pencil annotations, some over-opened pages, fold and edge wear to autograph letters, foxing; otherwise in very good condition with a very nice presentation. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.


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