The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett 1845-1846
BROWNING, Robert, Elizabeth Barrett, BARRETT
HANDSOME SET IN SIGNED BUMPUS BINDING
Published: Smith Elder & Co., 1899
Stock code: 33287
2 vols., 8vo., First Edition thus, with 2 portrait frontispieces in photogravure and 2 folding facsimiles on japon, free endpapers and preliminaries lightly spotted; handsomely bound in blue crushed half morocco BY BUMPUS, blue buckram sides, backs with five raised bands, second and third compartments lettered and numbered in gilt, all other compartments tooled in gilt with a floral motif, gilt tops, laid endpapers, a most attractive set ideal as a gift or for presentation.
The binding is signed on front free endpaper versos. It was commissioned by Helen Gordon Clark and carries her name inlaid in gilt on front paste-downs. NCBEL III, 437.