Lot 34 of 253:
Doves Press edition of Wordsworth's Prelude  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Prelude: An Autobiographical Poem by William Wordsworth
Author:
Wordsworth, William
Place:
Hammersmith
Publisher:
Doves Press
Date:
1915
Description:

301, [1] pp. Printed in red and black. (8vo) 23.5x17.5 cm (9¼x6¾"), original limp vellum, title in gilt on spine, bound at the Doves Bindery. Custom chemise and slipcase. One of 155 copies printed on paper by T.J. Cobden-Sanderson.

Reprinted from the 1850 first edition, which itself appeared some 45 years after Wordsworth's death. Tidcombe 25. This copy last sold at Sotheby's in 1982.

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Condition:
Vellum with a bit of yellowing and typical rippling; near fine.
 
Item number:
283699
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