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    [OFFICINA BODONI]. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Sonnets from the Portuguese. [Montagnola: 1925]. 225 copies on Fabriano handmade paper. Original vellum.

    More Information: [OFFICINA BODONI]. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Sonnets from the Portuguese. [Montagnola: Officina Bodoni, 1925]. One of 225 copies on Fabriano handmade paper, out of a total edition of 230 copies. Small quarto. 54, [2] pages. Original vellum over boards. Front cover stamped in gilt with device of the Officina Bodoni. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge rough trimmed, others uncut.  Slipcase lightly worn around edges, and starting to split in places. Minimal wear to extremities. Some natural browning to the vellum, light spotting to endpapers, two bookplates to front pastedown endpaper, otherwise a fine copy of this scarce, elegant edition.  Mardersteig 12. From the collection of California bibliophile Melba Berry Bennett.

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