Lot 27 of 455:
Handbound Love Poems by Luis de Camoens  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Love Poems
Author:
Camoens, Luis de
Place:
[n.p.]
Publisher:
Privately Reprinted
Date:
1886
Description:

 [iv], [117], [3, blank] pp. Translated from the Portuguese by Lord Viscount Strangford. Illustrated with ornamentation throughout. (Small quarto) 21.7x16.7 cm (8½x6½"), original stab binding in softcover on Whatman paper. Pictorial gilt cover. no. 57 of 100 copies, 50 of which were printed on Japan paper and 50 on Whatman. 

Beautifully designed, printed, and bound. Signed on the limitation by Blanche Butterworth Haggin. The inscription below seems to imply that she collected these poems and had them printed, although the book seems to have been owned by John T. Doyle, who has signed and dated the flyleaf. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some toning, otherwise fine.
 
Item number:
302303a
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