Aurora Leigh. Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Aurora Leigh.

1857. London: Chapman and Hall, 1857.

8vo, vi, 403 pp. Original green cloth lettered in gilt, yellow endpapers, a remarkably good copy with two bookplates, in a quarter red morocco box.

§ First edition, scarce, an interesting association copy inscribed: “Watts Phillips presents this book the work of a great female poet to Caroline Huskisson who lacks but time and perseverance to become one.” Bookplates of John Thompson Fitz Adam, and Edwin Holden (dated 1894), president of the Grolier Club and a major collector of the time. Item #106874

Price: $1,500.00

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