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    W.M. Rossetti and Edmund Gosse Present:
    Whitman, Longfellow, Keats, and Swinburne

    William Michael Rossetti, editor. Walt Whitman. Poems. London: John Camden Hotten, 1868. Octavo. xii, 403 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Whitman. Blue diagonal patterned cloth blind stamped ruled borders on covers and gilt tile on spine. [together with:] William Michael Rossetti, editor. The Poetical Works of Henry W. Longfellow. London: E. Moxon, Son, & Co., 1870. Octavo. xvi, 600 pages. Illustrated by Wilfred Lawson. Publisher's green cloth with blind stamped ruled borders and small gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, upper edge gilt. Front hinge cracked. [and:] William Michael Rossetti. Life of John Keats. London: Walter Scott, 1887. Octavo. 217, xi pages with ten paged catalog at the end. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt title on spine, upper edge gilt. [and:] Edmund Gosse. LIMITED. Swinburne. An Essay Written in 1875 and Now First Printed. Edinburgh: Riverside Press, Printed for Private Circulation, 1925. Limited edition of one hundred and twenty-five copies, of which this is copy number "94". Octavo. vii, 81 pages. Unopened pages. Quarter cloth over marbled paper covered boards, gilt title on spine, upper edge gilt. Boards rubbed and lightly soiled, edge and corner bumps; endpapers lightly browned, holograph annotations or markings, few over-opened pages and margin tears, occasional foxing or smudging; otherwise in overall very good condition. From the William E. Fredeman Collection.

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