1924 Rare book bound by Sangosrski & Sutcliffe - Christina Rossetti's POEMS. Including Goblin Market.
Author: Christina Rossetti. (Memoir and Notes by William Michael Rossetti).
Title: The Poetical Works of Christina Georgina Rossetti with Memoir and Notes by William Michael Rossetti.
Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1924.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: lxxiii-507 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good, near fine full leather binding finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. London, England for Marshall Field and Company with a very nice center floral decoration (hinges fine) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, clean and tight, rare foxing - as shown, very nice ex-libris of Alice Ann Anderson on the first endpaper - as shown). All edges gilt
The book: Very nice edition of the Poems of Christina Rossetti. Rare in such a nice binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe!
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.
The binder: Sangorski & Sutcliffe is a firm of bookbinders established in London in 1901. It is considered to be one of the most important bookbinding companies of the 20th century, famous for its luxurious jeweled bindings that used real gold and precious stones in their book covers.
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1924 Rare book bound by Sangosrski & Sutcliffe - Christina Rossetti's POEMS. Including Goblin Market. Price List