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Victorian Period
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1 The Feminine Political Novel in Victorian England (Victorian Literature and Culture Series) Barbara Leah Harman
Charlottesville VA University of Virginia Press 1998 0813917727 / 9780813917726 Hardcover Near Fine Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Argues that there is an additional tradition in Victorian literature, feminine political fiction. This emerged as women authors (Bronte, Gaskell, Gissing, and more) imagined more involvement in the public political sphere during the Industrial Revolution. Book Condition : Near Fine; check marks to bibliography, no other marks; a few small marks to text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear along top edge; some rubbing creasing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 London On Thames In Bygone Days Birch, G.H.
London, England Seeley and Co. 1903 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
History of London from Roman and Saxon times through the Victorian period. Well illustrated, 92 pp. including 4 color and 28 b&w plates. BookCondition : Good; no text marks; pencil note on front free end paper; age toning inside covers; scattered foxing especially near page edges; light spotting to text block; bumping to spine ends and cover corners. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Aurora Leigh Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
New York NY Thomas Y. Crowell & Co. 1883 Hardcover Fair No Dust Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
12th London Edition of Barrett Browning's epic poem in nine books. Hailed as the greatest long poem of the 19th century by Victorian cultural figure John Ruskin, it has received new interest from feminist critics. Blue/green boards, gilt lettering to spine. Book Condition : Fair; no text marks; general age toning, foxing inside covers; spotting to text block; bumping to spine ends and cover corners; scuffing to covers; beginning of spine separation visible inside covers but binding is currently secure and all pages are intact. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning, Volume 5 : Red Cotton Night-Cap Country Browning, Robert
Boston MA Houghton Mifflin 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Volume 5 contains Red Cotton Night-Cap Country (or Turf and Towers); Aristophanes' Apology; The Inn Album; Pacchiarotti, with other poems. Cambridge Press Riverside Edition. Book Condition : Good; wear to spine ends and cover corners, light scuffing to covers; no internal markings. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
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5 The Ring and The Book Browning, Robert
Boston MA Houghton Mifflin 1899 Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Frequently hailed as the best of Browning's works for its psychological and spiritual content, The Ring and The Book is an epic poem telling the story of a 1698 murder trial in Rome. Using various narrators throughout the 12 books of the poem, Browning examines the allegation against a young nobleman from a variety of perspectives. This is a Riverside Press Cambridge Edition in one volume. Book Condition : Good-; foxing - primarily inside front cover, title page and first few pages, similarly to rear inside cover; previous owner inscription on front free end paper; light spotting to text block; wear to spine ends and cover corners; a few spots on left bottom rear cover. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 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 
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; pencil 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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7 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 0791412830 / 9780791412831 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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Elizabeth Barrett Browning: An Annotated Bibliography of the Commentary and Criticism, 1826-1990, Donaldson, Sandra
8 Elizabeth Barrett Browning: An Annotated Bibliography of the Commentary and Criticism, 1826-1990 Donaldson, Sandra
New York, NY G. K. Hall & Co. 1993 0816189102 / 9780816189106 Hardcover Fine No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This is a comprehensive reference work, the annotations to the sources are invaluable for anyone researching Barrett Browning. The format is chronological with special notation in bold given to reviews of the works EBB published that year. This bibliography includes the large amount of commentary written in French and Italian. The introduction frames the evolution in scholarly attention paid to EBB. Book Condition : Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Andromeda in Wimpole Street Dormer Creston
London, England Eyre & Spottiswoode 1950 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"Containing Extracts from the Love Letters of Elizabeth and Robert Browning". Edited selection from their voluminous correspondence details the secret courtship of Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; sunlight fading to spine; light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition : Good; shelf wear along edges w/tearing along bottom; in protective mylar. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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10 Jane Welsh and Jane Carlyle Elizabeth Drew
New York NY Harcourt, Brace & Co. 1928 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1928 possible 1st Edition. Hardcover, 282 pp. w/ 5 b&w illustrations. Narrative biography of the Scottish writer Jane Welsh Carlyle. Book Condition : Good-, Ex-Literary Society Library; no text marks; Discard stamped inside front cover and on text block; filing number on bottom spine; pocket and slip remnants inside rear cover; light wear to spine ends. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 William Morris (Twayne's English authors series ; TEAS 262) Frederick Kirchhoff
Boston MA Twayne Publishers 1979 0805767231 / 9780805767230 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Printing. 182 pp. Critical literary biography of William Morris, a seminal figure in the Arts & Crafts and Pre-Raphaelite movements in Victorian England. Morris" poetry and writings (including translations and work with Scandinavian myths) are discussed. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; spotting to text block (and some on the rear cover). No Dust Jacket Condition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 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)
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. 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. Book Condition : Near Fine; no internal markings; binding tight. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Jewelry - Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin (Volume 83, Number 353 Fall 1986) Grace, Priscilla and Judy Rudoe
Philadelphia PA Philadelphia Museum of Art 1986 Softcover (Side-stapled) Very Good Journal 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This well illustrated Philadelphia Museum of Art Bulletin, focused on jewelry, contains two articles : A Celebrated Miniature of the Comtesse d'Olonne, and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and the Taste for Archaelogical-Style Jewelry. The latter includes the role of jewelry in Robert Browning's The Ring and The Book. Book Condition : Very Good; crease at bottom center front cover; wear to cover corners; some spotting to rear cover; no internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Re-framing the Pre-Raphaelites: Historical and Theoretical Essays, Harding, Ellen (editor)
14 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: 150.00 USD
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15 An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry Hiram Corson
Boston MA D.C. Heath & Co. 1889 Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
3rd Edition, Undated, 1889 date derived from bibliographical entries. Following an introduction to Browning, and prior English poets, c. 70 individual poems by Browning are examined. Letter from Browning to the author is reproduced at the beginning of the text. Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks, inscription on front free end paper and Introduction page; a very few scattered spots of foxing; some rubbing/fingerprint smudges to dark blue covers. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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16 Matthew Arnold Hugh Kingsmill
London, England and New York NY Lincoln MacVeagh/The Dial Press 1928 Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1928 possible 1st Edition. Hardcover, 317 pp. w/ 10 b&w illustrations. Seeks to illuminate 5 years of Arnold's life, in his youth, that hadn't been fully explored by previous biographers. Kingsmill argues that Arnold's experiences with romance and travel in that period had a great effect on his poetry. Book Condition : Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; rubber stamp inside front cover and on title page; catalog labels on bottom spine and top right rear cover; light toning to end papers. Dust Jacket removed and parts glued onto inside front cover and free end papers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 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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18 Unquiet Soul: Biography of Charlotte Bronte Margot Peters
NewYork NY Doubleday 1975 0385066228 / 9780385066228 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Minus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition hardcover. Full length biography of Charlotte Bronte presents her as an unofficial feminist in the early Victorian period. Includes excerpts from over 100 letters. Book Condition : Good; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends; noticeable spotting to top text block. Dust Jacket Condition : Good-; intact but significant chipping and small tearing to edges, corners, and spine ends; some light discoloration to white sections; price unclipped. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Victoriana : An Exhibition of the Victorian Era in America Marvin D. Schwartz (Foreword)
Brooklyn NY The Brooklyn Museum Press 1960 Probable First Edition Softcover (Side-stapled) Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Spring 1960 catalog for the exhibition of the same title featuring painting, sculpture, furniture, glass, and household objects of the Victorian period in the United States. Richly illustrated in black and white. Book Condition : Good+; some staining/marking to covers, especially at bottom rear; one note about an object in pen, no other internal markings. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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20 Excursions in Victorian Bibliography Michael Sadleir
London, England Chaundy & Cox 1922 Probable First Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Presumed 1st Edition, hardcover, 240 lbs. Designed for scholars and collectors. A short essay is accompanied by a bibliography for each of 8 notable Victorians - Trollope, Marryat, Disraeli, Wilkie Collins, Reade, Whyte-Melville, Gaskell, and Melville. Book Condition : Good, Ex-College Library; no text marks, bookplate inside front cover; catalog label on bottom spine; label, slip, and pocket inside rear cover; some bumping to spine ends and cover corners; light toning to free end papers. No Dust jacket as issued. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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