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The Ballad of Beau Brocade inscribed to Eleanor Roosevelt  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$108
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
The Ballad of Beau Brocade and other Poems of the XVIIIth Century - presentation copy to Eleanor Roosevelt
Author:
Dobson, Austin
Place:
London
Publisher:
Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner
Date:
1892
Description:

[xvi], 89pp. Frontispiece and 25 plates, with headpieces and other illustrations in text throughout by Hugh Thomson. (8vo), maroon cloth with decoration and titles in gilt on top board and spine, beveled edges, top edge gilt. First Edition.

This copy is inscribed by the author to Eleanor Roosevelt, with the poem "To Time, the Tyrant" copied in the author's hand on the front free endpaper and inscribed beneath: "Copied 2: iii: '20, for Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt - Austin Dobson." Mrs. Roosevelt's morocco and gilt bookplate is present on the front pastedown. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing to extremities; frontispiece starting to detach, toning to endpapers; else very good or better.
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Item number:
303743b
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