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    Binding Designed by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

    Algernon Charles Swinburne. Songs Before Sunrise. London: F.S. Ellis, 1871. First edition. Octavo. viii, 287 pages. Green cloth with seven gold circular designs by Dante Gabriel Rossetti of the moon, stars, and sun-rise. Gilt title on the spine. Decorative bookplate of "LHB" on front pastedown: "Studies serve for Delight/ for Ornament & for Ability." Ink ownership stamp of "H.D. Barclay" on upper right corner of title page. Boards lightly warped, minor cloth bubbles up from boards; few small holograph pencil corrections to text and notations on endpapers, minor page creases, occasional foxing or minor soiling, otherwise in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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