137
137
Patmore, Coventry
THE ANGEL IN THE HOUSE. BOOK I: THE BETROTHAL. BOOK II: THE ESPOUSALS. JOHN W. PARKER, 1858
Estimate
7001,000
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137
Patmore, Coventry
THE ANGEL IN THE HOUSE. BOOK I: THE BETROTHAL. BOOK II: THE ESPOUSALS. JOHN W. PARKER, 1858
Estimate
7001,000
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Patmore, Coventry
THE ANGEL IN THE HOUSE. BOOK I: THE BETROTHAL. BOOK II: THE ESPOUSALS. JOHN W. PARKER, 1858
8vo, 2 volumes in 1, second (first combined) edition, substantially revised, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED ON THE TITLE PAGE ("H.W. Acland from the author"),  AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY PATMORE TO ACLAND affixed to upper paste-down (presenting this copy, British Museum, 12 January 1858), publisher's advertisements, original brown cloth, spine gilt, cloth slightly rubbed and torn on spine
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Patmore had recently visited the Union Room at Oxford which had been painted by Rossetti, William Morris and others, a project encouraged by Sir Henry Acland, physician, promoter of education in the arts, and friend of Ruskin.

English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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