447
447
Browning, Robert
A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1837-1936, COMPRISING:
Estimate
8001,000
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447
Browning, Robert
A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1837-1936, COMPRISING:
Estimate
8001,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Browning, Robert
A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1837-1936, COMPRISING:
i) Strafford: An Historical Tragedy. Longman, Rees, Orme [&c.], 1837, FIRST EDITION, 2pp. publisher's adverts at end, original wrappers, collector's chemise and slipcase, lower corner of upper wrapper rubbedii) The Statue and the Bust. Edward Moxon, 1855 [but Richard Clay and Sons, c.1890], WISE FORGERY, full olive morocco by Tout; iii) Cleon. Edward Moxon, 1855 [but Richard Clay and Sons, c.1890], WISE FORGERY, full brown morocco by Riviere & Son; iv) The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. Smith, Elder and Co., 1887-1889, 9 (of 10) volumes, half calf, bindings worn and fragile with some loss to spinesv) Principal Shorter Poems. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1890, half stained calf, upper joint tendervi) New Poems. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915, two portraits, 4pp. publisher's adverts at end, original cloth, spine brownedvii) The Poems of Robert Browning. Oxford University Press, 1936, reprint, original cloth, boards soiled; all 8vo (15)
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Provenance

i) and ii) Harry Buxton Forman (1842-1917); his sale, Anderson Galleries, New York, 15 March 1920, lots 116 and 121; iii) Edwin N. Lapham; his sale, Anderson Auction Company, New York, 1 December 1908, lot 143; Walter Thomas Wallace, bookplate; his sale, American Art Association, New York, 22 March 1920, lot 118

Many with bookplate of John Whipple Frothingham

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