1923 Beautiful Riviere & Son Binding - Christina Rossetti's POEMS, Including Goblin Market.
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Author: Christina Rossetti. (Chosen end Edited by William M. Rossetti).
Title: POEMS of Christina Rossetti Chosen end Edited by William M. Rossetti.
Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited,1923.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 6 " X 4 ".
Pages: xxxvi-332 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine full morocco leather binding finely bound by Riviere & Son (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, clean and tight, light toning to pages - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful frontispiece portrait of Christina Rossetti.
The book: Very nice edition of the Poems of Christina Rossetti in an exquisite binding by Riviere & Son including the Goblin Market, a captivating narrative poem exploring themes of sisterhood, temptation, and redemption. The verse chronicles Laura and Lizzie's encounter with goblin merchants peddling tantalizing, forbidden fruits. Utilizing vivid imagery, evocative language, and enchanting rhythms, Rossetti masterfully weaves a tale that underscores the power of love and sacrifice in overcoming life's darkest temptations.
The author: Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English poet who wrote romantic, devotional, and children's poems. "Goblin Market" and "Remember" remain famous. She also wrote the words of two Christmas carols well known in the UK: "In the Bleak Midwinter", later set by Gustav Holst and by Harold Darke, and "Love Came Down at Christmas", also set by Darke and by other composers. She was a sister of the artist and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti and features in several of his paintings.
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