Title: The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett ...
Publisher: Smith, Elder, & Co., London
Publication Date: 1898
Book Condition: Very Good
xxi,667 printed pages. Engraved portrait frontispiece and facsimile of the manuscript of the "Sonnet from the Portuguese". Marbled endpapers (front free endpaper very slightly abraded). Engraved bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. All edges gilt. Floral scrolling inner gilt dentelles. Neat inscription dated 1898 on verso of front free endpaper. 14.5 x 19 cm. Contemporary full crushed green morocco. Spine in six compartments with raised bands, inlaid leaf designs, gilt lettering & hand-tooled floral borders. Gilt filletted board edges. Spine and boards slightly faded in parts. Presents beautifully and is in very good condition. Provenance:- formerly owned by Agatha Royds Trevor (died 1933), daughter of Sir Walter Green of Nether Hall. Bookplate by Charles William Sherborn, (1883-1911) depicting abundant acanthus leaves, with books, and portrait of Nether Hall in Suffolk. Crest has linked metal rings within a cross, surrounded by circular crescent shapes-engraved in black & white, dated 1903 and initialled in the plate by artist. Bookseller Inventory # 5038