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    Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley- Related Pair of Books. Stopford A. Brooke, editor: Poems of Shelley. (London: Macmillan and Co., 1922), 340 pages with index, full banded leather with gilt lettering on spine and decorative gilt stamping on spine and boards, all edges gilt, 16mo (4" x 6"). This copy is about fine, with foxing to endpapers and the most minor shelf wear as the only flaws. A beautiful work.

    [No author]: Traits of Character; being Twenty-Five Years' Literary and Personal Recollections, by a Contemporary. (London: Hurst and Blackett, Successors to Henry Colburn, 1860), two volumes, Volume I: 346 pages, Volume II: 342 pages, half-leather with marbled boards and textblock edges and gilt lettering and decoration on the spine and edges. There is a biographical piece on "Mrs. Percy Bysshe Shelley" in Volume 1. This set is in very good condition, with some light foxing to the endpapers, minor edge, corner, and spine wear. The binding is tight, and the textblock is clean. A handsome pair of works on the famous Shelleys. From the Betty Bennett Collection.


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