1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.
1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.

1919 Exquisite Bayntun Mocco Binding - The Poetical Works of Robert Browning.

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Author: Robert Browning

Title: The Poetical Works of Robert Browning. In Two Volumes, with Portraits. Volume I & II.
Publisher: London, John Murray, 1919.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8" X 5".
Pages: xvi-748, vii-786 pages.
Binding: Attractive, exquisite, and near fine full morocco leather binding finely bound by Bayntun of Bath for Charles E. Lauriat Company in Boston. The spines feature raised bands, gilt titles, and intricate gilt tooling. The covers are adorned with a striking geometric gilt design, framed within a double gilt fillet border. The inner dentelles are elaborately gilt, with moiré silk endpapers and all edges gilt. The binding is signed by the binder. (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges are gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, first free moiré silk endpaper outer edges slightly worn - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the two frontispiece portraits.

The book: This exquisite edition of Robert Browning's poetical works, published by John Murray in 1919, is a prime example of early 20th-century fine bookbinding. Bound by the renowned Bayntun bindery, the luxurious Morocco leather and elegant gilt work highlight the craftsmanship of the period. Browning's works, celebrated for their dramatic monologues and exploration of human psychology, are presented here in a form befitting their literary significance.

The author: Robert Browning (1812-1889) was a leading Victorian poet known for his mastery of dramatic verse and psychological insight. His works include "The Ring and the Book," "Dramatis Personae," and "Men and Women." Browning's poetry is characterized by its intellectual depth, innovative use of language, and exploration of complex themes.



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