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    [Elizabeth Siddal]. Violet Hunt. The Wife of Rossetti: Her Life and Death. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1932. First edition. Octavo. 339 pages. Thirty illustrations. Publisher's cloth with gilt titles on spine. Boards rubbed and soiled, spine leaning forward, pages and plates lightly toned, occasional foxing. Holograph ink notes throughout. Holograph pencil note on front free endpaper: "The notes in this volume were copied from HRA's [Helen Rossetti Angeli's] annotated copy by Jane Fredeman in 1971." [together with:] Jan Marsh. The Legend of Elizabeth Siddal. London and New York: Quartet Books, 1989. First edition. Octavo. 244 pages. Sixteen pages of black and white illustrations. Publisher's cloth with gilt titles on spine in dust jacket with artwork of Siddal by Dante Gabriel Rossetti on front panel and Siddal's self-portrait on back panel. Minor shelf wear, occasional smudges to pages. Holograph pencil notes on the endpapers and throughout the text. Two books used for research, both in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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