(Fine Bindings) 31 Volumes. (British Poets): Browning, Elizabeth Barrett. The Poetical Works. London: Smith, Elder, 1890. 6 volumes, small 8vo, contemporary three-quarters burgundy morocco and marbled boards, gilt, gilt spine compartments, top edges gilt, raised bands; bottoms of a few spines a little scuffed - sewn bands intact, other minor wear, by Tout. Engraved frontispieces. Internally clean. * Burns, Robert. The Works. London: James Cochrane, 1834. With His Life by Allan Cunningham. 8 volumes, small 8vo, late 19th century triple gilt filet paneled polished blue calf, richly gilt spine compartments, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, inner dentelles gilt, raised bands; very slightly scuffed, just a little dusty, several spine ends a little rubbed - sewn bands intact. With engraved frontispieces, additional engraved vignette titles, facsimile. Scattered light internal spotting. * Byron, Lord. The Works. London: John Murray, 1848. With His Letters and Journals, and His Life by Thomas Moore. 17 volumes, small 8vo, contemporary or slightly later triple gilt filet paneled full polished red polished calf, gilt spine compartments, all edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, morocco spine labels; moderately scuffed, joints and spine ends often rubbed - sewn bands intact. With engraved frontispieces, additional engraved vignette titles. Scattered, mostly light, foxing.
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