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    Thomas Gray. Poems and Letters. London: Chiswick Press, 1863. First Chiswick Press edition. Quarto. xvi, 415, [1] pages. Contemporary full brown calf by Riviere. Inscription from noted California bibliographer Robert E. Cowan to Zamorano Club founder Arthur E. Ellis on front flyleaf. Overall a very good copy.

    More Information: Thomas Gray. Poems and Letters. London: Chiswick Press, 1863. First Chiswick Press edition. Quarto. xvi, 415, [1] pp. With portrait frontispiece and two mounted oval albumen photographs (three total). Contemporary full brown calf by Riviere (stamp signed on front free endpaper verso), triple fillet borders rolled in gilt, spine lettered and elaborately tooled in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Gift inscription from noted California bibliographer Robert E. Cowan to Zamorano Club founder Arthur E. Ellis on front flyleaf, dated July 25, 1930. Spine and extremities slightly rubbed. Some light marginal foxing to photographic leaves and title; second print with small black stain. Overall a very good copy.

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