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    William Michael Rossetti, editor. Four Volumes of Poetry in Decorative Bindings. London: E. Moxon, Son, & Company [and] Ward, Lock, & Co., [1870s]. Four octavos from "Moxon's Popular Poets" series, each edited and with a critical memoir by William Michael Rossetti. Red and green bindings. Publisher's cloth over boards with beveled edges, elaborately embossed in black and gold with oval harpist design in black and gold for the red volumes and in full color on white background for the green volumes; gilt titles on front cover and on spine, all edges gilt. Included are the works of James Russell Lowell, Samuel T. Coleridge with engravings by Thomas Seccombe, Robert Burns with engravings by John Moyr Smith, and Thomas Hood with engravings by Gustave Dore. Bindings rubbed, edge wear and small corner bumps, spines lightly sunned, small tears and chips at head and foot of spine, inscriptions, occasional holograph annotations, few over-opened and pages, light foxing; otherwise in very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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