London, South Kensington
7 June 2005
ROSSETTI, Christina (1830-94). Poems chosen by Walter de la Mare. Newtown: The Gregynog Press, 1930. 8° (231 x 150mm). Portrait of Christina Rossetti after Dante Gabriel Rossetti, printed in black and red on india vellum paper. Finely-bound in contemporary scarlet morocco by R. Ashwin Maynard and George Fisher at The Gregynog Press Bindery, the covers with a stylised foliate design ruled in gilt and black and with a pattern of gold dots, top edges gilt, publisher's cardboard box. NUMBER 12 OF AN UNSPECIFIED NUMBER SPECIALLY-BOUND OUT OF A TOTAL LIMITATION OF 300.
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