Lot 447
  • 447

BROWNING. A COLLECTION OF WORKS, 1837-1936, INCLUDING TWO WISE FORGERIES (15 VOL.)

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800 - 1,000 GBP
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  • Robert Browning
  • 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 rubbed; ii) 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 spines; v) Principal Shorter Poems. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1890, half stained calf, upper joint tender; vi) New Poems. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1915, two portraits, 4pp. publisher's adverts at end, original cloth, spine browned; vii) The Poems of Robert Browning. Oxford University Press, 1936, reprint, original cloth, boards soiled; all 8vo (15)
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