• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 133

    SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909). Poems and Ballads. London: Edward Moxon, 1866.

    Price Realised  

    SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles (1837-1909). Poems and Ballads. London: Edward Moxon, 1866.

    12o. 8-page publisher's advertisements at front. Original green cloth, blind-stamped on front cover, gilt-lettered on spine, uncut; cloth folding case. Provenance: Oliver Brett (bookplate).

    THE RARE FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION, with the original uncancelled state of each signature and the 24 errors uncorrected, with the earliest issue of the 8-pp. of Moxon advertisements inserted at front, and with the Moxon imprint on spine. Tinker 2011; Wise Swinburne 25.


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