Ballads and sonnets / by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.

Ballads and sonnets / by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882., Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882, designer., Kinsey, Joseph, Sir, 1852-1936. former owner., Burden, Bessie, 1842-1924. binder., Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901, former owner., Ellis, Herb, former owner., Chiswick Press. printer., C. Whittingham and Co. printer., W. & R. Balston. papermaker., Ellis and White. publisher.

With a half title.

"Chiswick Press:--Charles Whittingham and Co., ..."--T.p. verso.

Dedication to Theodore Watts: p. [iii].

Publisher's advertisement: p. [2] (last set).

Also deluxe limited ed. produced "Twenty-five copies printed on large paper for subscribers only"--Prelim. 24 cm. Deluxe edition on paper watermarked with 'J. Whatman', '1880'.

Rossetti, W.M. Bibliog. Rossetti, 35

Binding of copy 2 Digital image. Wellington, N.Z. : National Library of New Zealand, 2006

Alexander Turnbull Library copy exhibited ; REng ROSS Ball 1881 (342697) copy 2 : Simple to Sumptuous: Bookbindings 1450 to the Present. 5 April - 19 July 2008

Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy 2 (accession number 342697) exhibited: “The Book Beautiful”, National Library of New Zealand, 2 Mar - 22 May 2015. Upper cover. Clio 555529

The Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Copy 1. Binding: blue cloth boards, blocked in gold on upper and lower covers with rectangular mesh patterns and floral overlays, spine gold tooled with blocks of same design; light blue endpapers printed in blue decoration based on cover design, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Designed by Rossetti. Provenance: bookplate of Sir Joseph Kinsey, donated to the Alexander Turnbull Library, 1936. Acc. 70448.

The Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Copy 2. Binding: beige silk cloth embroidered with mesh of gold thread, oversewn with flowers and leaves in imitation of the design of endpapers in the standard copy; spine title embroidered vertically in pink and cream thread; pink and gold silk brocade endpapers with repeating floral design; top edge gilt, untrimmed fore and bottom edges. Spine title: Rossetti's poems. Provenance: accompanied by letter to Rossetti from F.S. Ellis (publisher), dated May 28th, 1893; and letter dated 16.3.15 from the publisher's son Herbert Ellis; inscription on flyleaf: 'Bound by Miss E. Burden'. Deluxe ed. on watermarked paper. Acc. 342697.

Digital image available: Copy 2 binding, Alexander Turnbull Library Rare Book copy. Details on request from Curator, Rare Books and Fine Printing.

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Digital Collection 81268192800002836 Alma Collection

London : Ellis and White, 1881.
[2], xii, 159, [2], [160]- 335, [3] p. (p.[2] (1st set), [iv], [2] (2nd set), [162, 264, 266] and last p. blank) ;20 cm. (8vo)
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