3 December 2010
[RICCARDI PRESS]. -- BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (1806-1861). Sonnets from the Portuguese. London: The Riccardi Press for the Medici Society, 1914.
8o (220 x 142 mm). Woodcut border on title page. Green morocco, covers with double gilt fillet surrounding decorative floral gilt borders, UPPER COVER SET WITH A LARGE OVAL PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING (81 x 62 mm) surrounded by a floral gilt border, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt-lettered in 2 compartments, a repeated decorative floral gilt pattern in the rest, board edges and turn-ins gilt, creamy watered-silk linings, edges gilt, by Bayntun-Riviere; modern cloth slipcase.
LIMITED EDITION, number 505 of 1,000 copies. Ransom, Private Presses, p.397; Tomkinson, Select Bibliography of Modern Presses, p.153.
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