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Victorian Period:Pre-Raphaelites

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1 Artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Circle: The First Generation Bennett, Mary
London, England Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd. 1988 0853315396 / 9780853315391 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"Catalogue of Works in the Walker Art Gallery, Lady Lever Art Gallery and Sudley Art Gallery; National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside." Artists include several luminaries of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and movement : William Holman Hunt, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Ford Maddox Brown and some lesser known artists such as John Brett, Frederick Sandys, and Arthur Hughes. Richly illustrated in both color and b&w. Book Condition : Fine; clean unmarked copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 The Pre-Raphaelite Body: Fear and Desire in Painting, Poetry, and Criticism Bullen, J. B.
New York, NY Oxford University Press (Clarendon Press) 1998 0198182570 / 9780198182573 Probable First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Author J.B. Bullen advances the thesis that criticism of the Pre-Raphaelites in the Victorian period was driven by cultural psychological issues, specifically anxiety about the distorted, maimed, or erotic human body. Book Condition : Fine; binding tight; no internal markings. Dust jacket Condition : Very Good; creasing at bottom right front cover; shelf wear at top edge; light rubbing. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century Campbell, Oscar James and Pyre, J.F.A.
New York, NY F.S. Crofts & Co. 1929 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is an anthology of 19th Century English poetry, primarily Romantic and Victorian. Poets include : Coleridge, Worsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, (Robert) Browning, Arnold, D.G. Rossetti, Swinburne, and Meredith. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; some pencil written notes on front free end paper and inside rear cover; binding starting to loosen at rear cover but secure and not torn; library pocket removed; cataloging labels on spine and rear cover; some wear to spine ends. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Angels in Art Clement, Clara Erskine
Boston MA L.C. Page & Co. 1898 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Survey of Angels in the visual arts including archangels, guardian angels, choristers, adoring angels, and more. . Features 34 b&w plates from a range of Renaissance and Victorian artists including Raphael, Del Sarto, Botticelli, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne Jones, and more. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; early stages of binding separation visible but all pages intact; bumping to spine ends; curling to cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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5 The Complete Poems of Christina Rossetti, A Variorum Edition (3 Volume Set) Crump. R.W. (editor)
Baton Rouge LA Louisiana State University Press 1991 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is the complete 3 volumes of the LSU Press-issued Variorum edition, 1991 printing, of Christina Rossetti's poetry. Invaluable to those studying Victoruian and/or Pre-Raphaelite Poetry. Edited with textual notes. Volume 3 is a first printing, Volumes 1 & 2 are second printings. Volume 1 covers 1862 - 1875, featuring Goblin Market, The Prince's Progress, and Other Poems. Volume 2 covers 1872-1893, featuring Sing-Song : A Nursery Rhyme Book, A Pageant and Other Poems, and Verses. This volume includes the bulk of her religious poetry. Volume 3 focuses on privately printed and unpublished poems. It also contains appendices with corrections and additions to the prior volumes. PLEASE NOTE : Extra postage will likely be required due to weight of volumes. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 Virginal Sexuality and Textuality in Victorian Literature (Suny Series, the Body in Culture, History, and Religion) Davis, Lloyd (editor)
Albany NY State University of New York Press 1993 0791412849 / 9780791412848 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work examines the symbol of the virgin in a variety of Victorian literary works : Frankenstein, The Woman in White, Dracula, Tess of the Durbervilles. It also examines virginity in the poetry of Coventry Patmore, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Christina Rossetti. Additionally commentary is provided on the social and sexual background of the Victorian period and links gender, discourse, the body, and language. Book Condition : Very Good; press stamp of former owner on title page; no other interior markings; very slight corner cover and edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Victorian Art Reproductions in Modern Sources: A Bibliography (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities) Garrigan, Kristine O.
New York NY Garland 1991 0824033353 / 9780824033354 Probable First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Inscribed by Author(s)
This volume is organized alphabetically by Victorian artist, and references the repository for each particular work listed, and the book(s) in which the work is reproduced. Inscribed by author on front free end paper : "To RDA, who is so well represented in this volume - With fond good wishes, Kris. February 1, 1991". Inscription was to Richard D. Altick, Ohio State University professor and the author's mentor. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Re-framing the Pre-Raphaelites: Historical and Theoretical Essays, Harding, Ellen (editor)
8 Re-framing the Pre-Raphaelites: Historical and Theoretical Essays Harding, Ellen (editor)
Hants, England Scolar Press 1996 1859283144 / 9781859283141 Probable First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This collection of 14 essays, some of which were part of a 1994 Pre-Raphaelite seminar, covers a gamut of subjects related to individual artists, symbolism, techniques, and cultural cross-currents. The essays include : Death and the Maiden : The Lady of Shalott and the Pre-Raphaelites; Millais' "Knight Errant" and the formation of the English Nude; and Sermons in Stone : John Brett's "The Stonebreaker" Reconsidered. Book Condition : Fine; binding tight; no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; light rubbing; crease near top front right. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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9 Christina Rossetti In Context Harrison, Antony H.
Chapel Hill NC University of North Carolina Press 1988 0807842117 / 9780807842119 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This reexamination of Christina Rossetti's poetry argues that she was an important transitional figure between Victorian sentimentality and modern poetry. Her extensive rewriting and willingness to explore places her solidly in the Pre-Raphaelite movement, influenced by John Ruskin's artistic theories. Book Condition : Near Fine; very slight corner cover wear; no internal markings. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Victorian Women Poets: Writing Against the Heart (Victorian Literature and Culture Series) Leighton, Angela
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1992 0813914264 / 9780813914268 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work examines eight female Victorian poets : Felicia Hemens, L.E.L., Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Augusta Webster, Michael Ford (nom de plume of Katherine Bradley and Edith Cooper), Alice Meynell, and Charlotte Mew. Each poet has subchapters on various aspects of their life and work. First American Edition. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; slight scuffing and rubbing to covers; bump to left top rear corner. No dust jacket. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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11 Lost Saints: Silence, Gender, and Victorian Literary Canonization (Victorian Literature and Culture Series) Lootens, Tricia A.
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1996 0813916526 / 9780813916521 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work examines how Victorian female writers, especially poets like Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Christina Rossetti, recived literary canonization. Lootens argues that this process, which she paralles with religious canonization, secured their reputation at the expense of serious critical study and consideration of their work. Book condition : Fine, no internal markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; slight shelf wear to top edge of front cover. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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12 Collecting The Pre-Raphaelites : The Anglo-American Enchantment Watson, Margetta Frederick (editor)
Brookfield VT Ashgate Publishing Company 1997 1859283993 / 9781859283998 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This work is a collection of 15 essays originally prepared for a Pre-Raphaelite Symposium held at the Delaware Art Museum in 1995 in conjunction with their major exhibition of works from the Birmingham England City Museums and Art Gallery. The authors examine how the collecting of Samuel Bancroft in Wilmington Delaware led to the creation of the Delaware Art Museum and similarly how the civic minded of Brimingham established a major collection there. Essays include : The Englishness of Pre-Raphaelite Painting : A Critical Review; Epitaph in Avalon : Edward Burne-Jones's last picture; and Crossing The Big Pond : The Anglo-American Appeal of Pre-Raphaelitism. Book Condition : Fine; no interior markings. Dust Jacket Condition : Near Fine; slight shelf wear to top edge; price sticker on bottom right rear. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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