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Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822) The Cenci. A Tragedy, in Five Acts.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
288
Sold for:
$2,583$2,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822) The Cenci. A Tragedy, in Five Acts. Italy: for C. and J. Ollier, London, 1819.
First edition, large octavo, 250 copies printed, bound in full crushed dark brown morocco by Riviere, the boards nicely tooled in gilt, gilt ruled and lettered spine, a.e.g., olive green watered silk endleaves and pastedowns, in a custom slipcase, some light spotting to contents, 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


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