Robert Browning (1812-1889) represents the intellectual and argumentative strand in English poetry in contrast to the more ornate style of Spenser ...Show synopsisRobert Browning (1812-1889) represents the intellectual and argumentative strand in English poetry in contrast to the more ornate style of Spenser and Tennyson. His poetry demonstrates how a poet must be a sharp perceptive observer of the complexity of the human condition. Perhaps his most moving poetry was written to express his feelings for his wife, the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning, in which he deals in a very 'modern' way with the uncomfortable fact that we can never quite bridge the gap between ourselves and the people we love.Hide synopsis
Description:Poor. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Dark red leather with...Poor. No Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Dark red leather with still bright gilt lettering. Front and back are detatched, leather has detatched from cardstock, but is present. Faint old dampstain in gutter throughout. Frontispiece with tissue present. Pages are clean with no markings in text. Edges of leather are chipped, but book is restorable.
Description:Good + No DJ. 12mo = 7-9" 512pp. From the author's revised text...Good + No DJ. 12mo = 7-9" 512pp. From the author's revised text of 1889. His own selections with additions from his later works. Edited by Charlotte Porter & Helen A. Clarke. Cloth covers are faded on spine, slightly soiled. Previous owner's name in ink on front endpaper, back hinge is slightly cracked, cover is shaken.
Description:VG- in na jacket. Some rubbing & edgewear; yellowing; tear along...VG- in na jacket. Some rubbing & edgewear; yellowing; tear along pastedown inside back cover; previous owner's info inside; text overall clean & tight. 512 pages.
Description:Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Burgundy cloth boards...Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Burgundy cloth boards are lightly rubbed on edges. Pages are clean, text has no markings, binding is sound.
Description:Good + Good + hardcover with no dustjacket. Previous owner's...Good + Good + hardcover with no dustjacket. Previous owner's writing on ffe page. May be some rubbing, bumping and shelfwear to edges, corners and spine of book. Overall a good tight copy.
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1897. 512 pages. No dust jacket. Maroon...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1897. 512 pages. No dust jacket. Maroon board hardcover, with gilt titling on spine. Rebound. Generally clean pages and firm binding, very slight spotting on end papers, with fair tanning on fore-edge. Boards are good to fair, light rub markings on front and back, slight bumping on corners and spine ends, with slight fading on spine. This is the final reduction for this book-get it at this price whilst you still can!
Description:N/A. Full leatherbound First Edition published by THE THOMAS Y...N/A. Full leatherbound First Edition published by THE THOMAS Y. CROWELL COMPANY (New York) in 1896. 512 pages of bright, clean text. The interior is unblemished and appears unread. The frontispiece of Browning with a protective tissue in place is unblemished. Very light foxing to end papers is noted. Inside, the covers and the end papers are mottled brown in color. The covers and the spine are flexible leather, burgundy in color. Minor rubbing to the cover points and the spine ends. Upper spine end has a 1/4" split. The Title is embossed into the front cover and the spine. The Title is surrounded by a floral vine, also in gilt. Gilt decorations are also present on the spine. The binding is tight with no latent flaws. The publication is rated Very Good.
Description:Reddick, Peter. Very good. xvii, 299 p. illus. 27 cm. Includes...Reddick, Peter. Very good. xvii, 299 p. illus. 27 cm. Includes Illustrations. Book comes in slipcase (fair-good condition) with The Heritage Club Sandglass insert.
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