Published by The Folio Society, London, 1962. The book is in excellent condition, with the publisher's embroidered silk in a floral design over boards. Pale green end-papers. A fine copy in the original gold card slipcase, which is includes its original paper label. Introduction by Dorothy Hewlett. Decorations by Reynolds Stone. Written in circa. 1845-1846 and first published in 1850, the book is a collection of 44 love sonnets written by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1881). The poems largely chronicle the period leading up to her 1846 marriage to Robert Browning. The collection was acclaimed and popular in the poet's lifetime and it remains equally so today.
Sonnets from the Portuguese by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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