4th December 2019 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Ephemera

 
Lot 91A
 

91A

Shelley, Percy Bysshe The Complete Poetical Works. Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1892. 8vo (8...

Shelley, Percy Bysshe
The Complete Poetical Works. Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1892. 8vo (8 vols). Finely bound in full red crushed morocco, boards with gilt roll-tooled borders around double gilt-ruled fillet borders, enclosing gilt panel with four floral and pointillé corner-pieces with central on-laid black morocco discs, spines gilt in compartments, lettered directly in two and at foot in gilt, others with elaborate floral panels, five raised bands with decorative central rule, gilt-ruled board edges, doublures of black crushed morocco with two double gilt-ruled fillet borders enclosing floral corner-pieces depicting roses surrounded by wreaths of leafed branches with two additional branches either side, within red crushed morocco turn-ins with gilt roll-tooled borders around triple gilt-ruled fillets enclosing gilt fillet border with small gilt disc corner-pieces, white watered-silk endpapers, top edges gilt, white silk markers; frontis. in I. Limited edition, no. 127 of 250. [8]

Sold for £420
Estimated at £800 - £1,000


 

Auction: Books, Maps & Ephemera, 4th December 2019

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