486
486
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
THE CENCI. A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS. ITALY [LIVORNO]: PRINTED FOR C. AND J. OLLIER, 1819
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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486
Shelley, Percy Bysshe
THE CENCI. A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS. ITALY [LIVORNO]: PRINTED FOR C. AND J. OLLIER, 1819
LOT SOLD. 2,750 GBP
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Shelley, Percy Bysshe
THE CENCI. A TRAGEDY, IN FIVE ACTS. ITALY [LIVORNO]: PRINTED FOR C. AND J. OLLIER, 1819
8vo, FIRST EDITION, with preliminary blank, full brown morocco by Riviere & Son, spine gilt in compartments, gilt dentelles, top edge gilt
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Provenance

Edward George Hibbert, book label; John Whipple Frothingham, bookplate

Literature

Ashley Library V p.69; Granniss 50; Wise, A Shelley Library p.51 

Catalogue Note

According to Granniss, only 250 copies of The Cenci were printed in Italy and then sent to the Olliers in London for sale. This was the only one of Shelley's works (excluding the unauthorised editions of Queen Mab) to be issued in a second edition during his lifetime.

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