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    [Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris, contributions]. The Oxford and Cambridge Magazine for 1856. Conducted by Members of the Two Universities. London: Bell and Daldy, 1856. Octavo. iv, 776 pages. Inhabited head-pieces and decorated initials. Includes unattributed poems by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, such as "The Burden of Nineveh" and "The Blessed Damozel", and William Morris, "The Chapel in Lyoness" and "Winter Weather". There are small holograph pencil initials on the table of contents identifying the authors. Also included are essays on Philip Sidney, Alfred Tennyson, Shakespeare, Carlyle, Ruskin, and Robert Herrick. Full blue morocco, gilt ruled borders on covers, re-backed using original spine with gilt title and decorations, all edges gilt, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers; housed in a lined, cloth covered slip case with leather title label on its spine. Boards very lightly rubbed; hinges repaired, off-set on free endpapers from leather turn-ins, some pages lightly toned, occasional foxing or minor soiling; slip case rubbed, leather label scratched; overall a very nice presentation. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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