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6 June 2006
DANIEL PRESS -- Robert Seymour BRIDGES (1844-1930). Poems. Oxford: The Daniel Press, 1884. 4° (222 x 172mm). (Occasional light spotting and browning.) Original vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt (lightly spotted). Loosely inserted is a bifolium 'To the Donors of the Clavicord' with facsimile of Bridges' manuscript and a photogravure portrait by Emery Walker after Ottoline Morrell. Provenance: [--] Hall (manuscript note dated 1884, recording purchase direct from Daniel). NO. 103 OF 150 COPIES. Ransom 'Daniel' Oxford, 10; Tomkinson 'Daniel' Oxford, 10.
John WEBSTER (?1580-?1625). Love's Graduate, edited by Stephen Edward Spring Rice and with a preface by Edmund Gosse. Oxford: The Daniel Press, 1885. 4° (218 x 174mm). (Occasional light spotting or marking.) Original vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt (a little rubbed and marked). Provenance: Henry Bradshaw (presentation inscription 'Henry Bradshaw from Stephen E. Spring Rice June. 7 . 1885') -- R.A. Neil, November 1886 (inscription) -- John Shelly (bookplate) -- Robert R. Martin (bookplate). NO. 8 OF 150 COPIES. INSCRIBED BY RICE, and with a clipped signature of Gosse tipped in. Ranson 'Daniel' Oxford, 11; Tomkinson 'Daniel' Oxford, 11.
R.S. BRIDGES. Now in Wintry Delights. Oxford: The Daniel Press, 1903. 4° (250 x 195mm). Folding facsimile leaf. (Occasional light spotting.) Original printed wrappers, unopened (marked, chipped and torn, neat repair). ONE OF 300 COPIES. Ransom 'Daniel' Oxford, 54; Tomkinson 'Daniel' Oxford, 54. (3)
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