Florilegium Amantis

Coventry PATMORE   |   Richard GARNETT

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INSCRIBED BY COVENTRY PATMORE

PATMORE, Coventry. Florilegium Amantis. London: George Bell & Sons, circa 1890. 12mo, contemporary full green crushed morocco, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. $900.

Early edition, presentation copy, of this anthology of Patmore’s poems, inscribed by him: “Susie Fullerton—from Coventry Patmore.” Handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf.

First published in 1879. On the rear free endpapers a previous owner has affixed an engraved portrait of the author, along with a typed tribute to him, above which is written: “In memoriam Thursday, December 26th, 1896.” Early gift inscription (1891) and owner signature.

Interior generally clean, binding handsome.

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