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Rossetti's Blessed Damozel 1/450  

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The Blessed Damozel. Reprinted from the Germ.
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel
[Portland, Me.]
[T.B. Mosher]

[xvi], 32, [2] pp. With frontispiece. Print in black and red. 14.5x13.5 cm (5¾x5"), period red morocco decorated in gilt, raised spine bands. One of 450 copies printed on Kelmscott hand-made paper. Second Edition.

"A faithful reprint of the poem ... as it originally appeared in the Germ for February MDCCCL, together with the textual variants taken from the Oxford and Cambridge magazine MDCCCLVI, the Poems of MDCCCLXX, and the final version in the collected works of MDCCCLXXXVL." A scarce and handsome presentation from Thomas B. Mosher.

Lot Amendments
Some rubbing to joints and extremities; offsetting to endpaper edges; near fine.
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