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    Frederic Mansel Reynolds (Editor): The Keepsake Ten Volume Set (London: Hurst, Chance, and Co., 1829-1935). The Keepsake (1829), 360 pages, banded half-leather with brown boards, 12mo (5" x 7.25"). Includes Percy B. Shelley's discussion "On Love", his poem "Fragments", Mary Shelley's stories "The Sisters of Albano", "Ferdinando Eboli", and Theodore Hook's story "The Old Gentleman". The copy is good, with spine, edges, and corners rubbed.

    The Keepsake (1831), 320 pages, red moiré taffeta boards, all edges gilt, 8vo (6" x 9.5"). Includes Mary Shelley's stories "Transformation, a Tale", "The Swiss Peasant, a Tale", "Dirge", and her poem "Absence". Spine detached , boards soiled and stained, edges rubbed, front free endpaper heavily foxed. Textblock lightly foxed, otherwise in very good condition.

    The Keepsake, six matching volumes, red moiré taffeta covered boards with gilt lettering on spine, 12mo (5" x 7.5"). 1830: two copies, 352 pages each, including Mary Shelley's story "An Evil Eye, a Tale". Each volume displays rubbed edges and spine, and lightly soiled boards. 1831: 320 pages, includes Mary Shelley's story "The Swiss Peasant, a Tale". Spine heavily soiled and rubbed. 1833: 308 pages, including Mary Shelley's story "The Brother and Sister, an Italian Story". Rubbed edges and spine, and lightly soiled boards. 1834: 312 pages, including the first publication of Mary Shelley's story "The Mortal Immortal, a Tale". Rubbed edges and spine, and lightly soiled boards. 1835: 296 pages, including Mary Shelley's story "The Trial of Love". Rubbed edges and spine, and lightly soiled boards.

    The Keepsake (1832), 320 pages, half-leather with marbled boards, including Mary Shelley's story "The Dream". Missing title page and table of contents, spine and boards badly chipped, and the textblock is heavily soiled.

    The Keepsake (1834), 312 pages, banded half-leather with brown boards, 12mo (5" x 7.5"). Includes the first publication of Mary Shelley's story "The Mortal Immortal, a Tale". Very good condition. The edges of the spine are rubbed, with foxing largely confined to the plates. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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