Exquisitely bound copy of Browning's Sonnets from the Portuguese.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning (English).
- Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1945.
- Bound in a fine Cosway-style binding by Bayntun in full brown morocco with the upper cover set with a hand-painted portrait of Browning under glass, bordered in gilt, with both the front and back covers are bordered in intricate floral gilt detailing, raised bands gilt with panels displaying ornate gilt floral detailing and label lettering in gilt, all of the edges are gilt with morocco and gilt turn-ins as well as watered silk doublures and endpapers.
Height: 7.5 inches / 19.05 cm
Width: 5.5 inches / 13.97 cm
Depth: 0.75 inches / 1.91 cm
Fine bindings, Poetry