Author:Swinburne, Algernon Charles

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A SONG OF ITALY

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, John Camden Hotten: 1867

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40535

Condition: Very Good


66 & ads pages; Publisher's bright blue smooth cloth, with date "1867" in gilt letters at the foot of the spine, black endpapers. The first edition was 3000 copies and apparantly exceeded the original demand to the extent that various remainder bindings and new combinations of advertisements are found in copies. This copy is bright and fresh, apart from minor rubbing and loss of binding color at the spine ends and tips of the corners. The blue cloth is smooth, rather than ribbed; the serif of the letter "F" in the word "OF" in the title on the spine has the longer, s... View more info

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ERECHTHEUS - A TRAGEDY

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles

Price: $29.94

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39041

Condition: Very Good


Clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, gilt ruled border to front board and border in blind to rear board, corners rounded. Armorial bookplate of George Bishop with the motto "Labor Omnia Vincit." Early issue with list of books at rear dated October 1875. A very nice example of this Swinburne first edition. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Song of the Springtides

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles ; [Thomas Hornsby Ferril 's copy]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, R. Worthington: 1885

Seller ID: 41918

Condition: Very Good


Inscription on first blank after endpapers, otherwise clean and secure in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and decorative stamping in blank. Inscription to Thomas Hornsby Ferril from Will C Ferril / Denver, Colorado." Poet Thomas Hornsby Ferril (1896–1988) was educated at Colorado College and a lifelong resident of Denver. With his wife, Helen Ferril, he published the Rocky Mountain Herald from 1939 to 1972. He also served as publicity director for Great Western Sugar for more than 40 years and was appointed Colorado poet laureate in 1979. This Swinburne volume... View more info