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2005_047_1191 copy.pdf
The book is bound in black cloth with gilt decorations. It contains a collection of poems published posthumously by the author's brother, William M. Rossetti. A portrait of the author is included as a frontispiece; water damage is evident in the…

Translated into the English by William Bradshaw, while still including Latin text and commentary from Bradshaw. This is a collection of ten of Seneca's plays, which were influenced by Greek mythology and, in turn, influenced Elizabethan Era dramas.

2005_047_1282 copy.pdf
Eleventh edition. Dent's pocket edition. Cover's corners have worn through the cloth binding. Cover has the golden image of a bird with a scepter above a crest with an arrow. Includes the photograph of G. F. Watt's Love Triumphs. Many sonnets, lines,…

2005_047_1281 copy.pdf
Edited by William J. Rolfe. Contains engravings. Includes two of EW's bookplates. Signed and dated, 'Edith Jones Oct. 1878'. Passages marked on pages 69 and 96. 

2005_047_1280_1 copy.pdf
The first of seven volumes. Includes a portrait of Shakespeare that is dated to 1783. Many passages are ticked, with one annotation on Vol. VI, p.472. Quarter red morocco gilt. In Ramsden's Edith Wharton's Library, he notes the anecdote:On one of her…
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