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SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). The Complete Poetical Works, edited by William Michael Rossetti. London: E. Moxon, 1878. 3 volumes, 8°, engraved frontispiece in each volume, one folding. Original green cloth (extremities rubbed, small tears to spine of vol. II). PRESENTATION COPY TO FORD MADOX BROWN, half-title to vol. I inscribed, "Ford Madox Brown with W.M. Rossetti's love 1878"; front free endpaper with ownership signature of Emma Madox Brown.

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SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822). The Complete Poetical Works, edited by William Michael Rossetti. London: E. Moxon, 1878. 3 volumes, 8°, engraved frontispiece in each volume, one folding. Original green cloth (extremities rubbed, small tears to spine of vol. II). PRESENTATION COPY TO FORD MADOX BROWN, half-title to vol. I inscribed, "Ford Madox Brown with W.M. Rossetti's love 1878"; front free endpaper with ownership signature of Emma Madox Brown.

COLERIDGE, S.T. (1772-1834). The Poetical Works, edited by W.M. Rossetti. London: Ward, Lock, [n.d.]. 8°, wood-engraved portrait, additional title and illustrations by Thomas Seccombe (stitching perished, quires loose). Original blue cloth (worn and dampstained, inner hinges split). PRESENTATION COPY TO F.M. HUEFFER, inscribed on front free endpaper, "Ford Hueffer with W.M. Rossetti's love Xmas - 1884".

WELLS, H. G. (1866-1946). New Worlds for Old. London: Archibald Constable, 1908. 8°. Original red cloth (severely burned in fire with loss of text after p. 264 and loss of lower spine, front free endpaper partly torn away). PRESENTATION COPY, half-title inscribed "To Ford Madox Hueffer from H.G.W."; with 21 others, nine bearing the ownership signature of Ford Madox Hueffer. (24)
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Please note this lot also contains a copy of Swinburne's A Century of Roundels, 1883, and a copy of Rossetti's Sing-Song. A Nursery Rhyme Book, 1893. Please also note that it contains 21 items and not 24 as stated in the catalogue.

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