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    [Wilfrid Scawen Blunt]. The Love Sonnets of Proteus. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1881. First edition. Octavo. 120 pages. Frontispiece by the author. Decorated cream cloth over boards with beveled edges, gilt titles on front cover and spine, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers. Bookplate from "Nubia House, West Cowes" on front pastedown, small binder's label on rear pastedown. Boards and spine foxed and darkened, small holograph pencil book dealer's notes on verso of front free endpaper and last blank page, pages over-opened between 32 and 33, occasional foxing or minor stains; else a very nice copy. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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