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    First Collected Edition of Rossetti

    William M. Rossetti, editor. The Collected Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. London: Ellis and Scrutton, 1886.

    First collected edition. Four octavo volumes. xlii, 227; 229-528; xl-230; 233-521 pages.

    Contemporary half leather over marbled boards. Titles and decoration stamped in gilt in six compartments between five raised bands. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Pages untrimmed. Light shelf wear to boards, mainly at the edges and corners. Former owner's bookplate on the front free endpaper of each volume. A handsome set in very good condition.

    These volumes contain Rossetti's poems, prose tales, literary papers, and prose-notices of fine arts.


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