(Literature) 1 Vol. (Hollyer, Samuel, etcher.) Poets and Authors of England and America - binding title. No place, no date [ca. 1890]. 4to, original full gilt-lettered red morocco, inner dentelles gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; joints and corners rubbed. 43 etched portraits, each signed in pencil by Hollyer. Including portraits of Mathew Arnold, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning, Charles Darwin, Charles Dickens, R. W. Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Washington Irving, Rudyard Kipling, Edgar A. Poe, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Ruskin, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Walt Whitman. Internally clean. Ex-library, ink control numbers on front and back binder's blanks.
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