London, South Kensington
7 June 2005
ROSSETTI, Maria Francesca (1827-76). A Shadow of Dante. London: Rivingtons, 1889. 8°, 5 plates. Original pictorial red cloth gilt (discoloured), "Powell's Booklovers' Library" dust-jacket. ASSSOCIATION COPY, front blank inscribed, "Ford H. Madox Hueffer from his old friend Christina G. Rossetti September 25 1891".
Fifth edition, inscribed by an established to an aspiring poet. Hueffer's regard for his aunt was such that he named his eldest daughter after her.
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