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    Four Books By or About Mary Shelley. Includes the following:
    Maud Rollston: Talks with Lady Shelley. (London: George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd, 1925), 138 pages, brown leather with gilt lettering on spine and decorative stamping on the spine and front boards, 24mo (4" x 5.5"). The book is in very good condition, with a slight bow to the front board. The textblock is clean and bright.
    Mrs. Julian Marshall: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. (London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1889), first edition, two volumes, Volume I: 369 pages, Volume II: 235 pages, 8vo (6" x 9"). Photogravure frontispiece by Annan Swan, beige cloth with brown and beige embossed design affixed to boards. The books are in good condition, with slight rubbing to the boards, and bumping to the head and tail of spine. Each hinge just starting.
    Original Compositions in Prose and Verse, Illustrated with Lithographic Drawings to Which is Added Some Vocal and Instrumental Music. (London: Edmund Lloyd, Harley St., 1833), 143 pages, I-xxviii, green cloth with blue and gilt title plate affixed to the front board, oblong 4to (11.25" x 9.25"). Includes a 27-page story by Mary Shelley titled "The Smuggler and His Family". All works in this volume were donated by the authors and composers as this book's publication was to benefit a family in "reduced circumstances". This book is good, with general wear to the boards. The textblock shows mild foxing throughout. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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