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    Photographic Reproductions of an Illuminated Manuscript

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Phoebe Anna Traquair, illustrator. LIMITED. The House of Life: Sonnets and Songs of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Edinburgh: William J. Hay, 1904. "The following pages are plain photographic reproductions of an illuminated manuscript made on vellum for my brother, Mr. William Richardson Ross. They are here reproduced with his kind permission, and from negatives made by him. For sanction to use the text I have to thank Mr. William Rossetti and Messrs. Ellis and Elvey. One hundred and fifty copies have been reproduced. P. A. Traquair". Quarto. xiii, [68] leaves. Black and white photographic reproductions by Phoebe Anna Traquair printed one side of each leaf. White cloth over boards, yapp edge, upper edge gilt, gilt titles and designs on spine. Binding rubbed, scratched, and soiled, corners bumped, small tear to head of spine and front yapp edge; light foxing and minor edge wear; else a very good book in a worn binding. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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