A SELECTION FROM THE POETRY OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING. FIRST SERIES. Robert BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett BROWNING.

A SELECTION FROM THE POETRY OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING. FIRST SERIES

London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1884. New Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, bound in original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Robert Browning on the front blank: "Miss Alma Lehmann,/with the affectionate regards/of Robert Browning./Jan. 22. '85." A fine association copy as Alma Lehmann was the daughter of the painter Rudolf Lehmann who created three portraits of Robert Browning. Lehmann's brother, the wealthy ironmaster Frederick Lehmann, was also the purchaser in 1876 of a painting by Browning's son, Pen Browning, titled "The French Abbe Reading, " which was the artist's first major sale. Recently and neatly rebacked retaining the original spine with some retouching to spotting on the boards. Very Good to Near Fine. Item #012395

Price: $4,500.00