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Vernon Lee, Violet Paget dite (Boulogne-sur-Mer 1856–1935 Florence)
Vernon Lee, Violet Paget dite (Boulogne-sur-Mer 1856–1935 Florence)

Belcaro: Being Essays on Sundry Aesthetical Questions. London : W. Satchell, 1881.

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Vernon Lee, Violet Paget dite (Boulogne-sur-Mer 1856–1935 Florence)
Belcaro: Being Essays on Sundry Aesthetical Questions. London : W. Satchell, 1881.
In-12 (189 x 126 mm). Edition originale. Envoi autographe signé à Mary Robinson, daté « Dec. 16. 81 ». Correction autographe à la page 15. Reliure de l’éditeur en percaline verte (coiffes frottées, minimes déchirures sur la première page de garde).


First edition inscribed to her lover, Mary Robinson.

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Mary Robinson (envoi)

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Edition originale, avec envoi à son amante, la femme de lettres Mary Robinson. “A recollection of the afternoon at Belcaro Dec. 15. 80 [to A. Mary F. Robinson] with the love & respect of her Vernon”. Elles entretiennent une relation amoureuse qui durera 8 ans, et deviendra une amitié après le mariage de Mary Robinson avec James Darmesteter.

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