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[Browning, Elizabeth Barrett.]
AN ESSAY ON MIND, WITH OTHER POEMS. LONDON: JAMES DUNCAN, 1826
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,125 GBP
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[Browning, Elizabeth Barrett.]
AN ESSAY ON MIND, WITH OTHER POEMS. LONDON: JAMES DUNCAN, 1826
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 3,125 GBP
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[Browning, Elizabeth Barrett.]
AN ESSAY ON MIND, WITH OTHER POEMS. LONDON: JAMES DUNCAN, 1826
8vo (194 x 110mm.), FIRST EDITION, first issue (with p.75, line 15 reading "found"), original paper-backed blue boards, brown spine with paper label, 12-page prospectus on yellow paper of "The Modern Traveller" bound in at the end, preserved in fleece-lined folding blue cloth box, some minor browning, small repair to rear endpaper, joints cracked, lower joint starting, slight staining to boards
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Provenance

The Library of David and Lulu Borowitz, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 15 November 1977, lot 30

Literature

 Barnes A2; Wise 3; Hayward 238;

Catalogue Note

First edition of the poet's second (first published) book, preceded only by The Battle of Marathon, which was privately printed by her father in an edition of just 50 copies in 1820. RARE IN BOARDS.

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