The Growth of Love, Robert Bridges, 1894, 1st Am Ed, 207/450, VG w/DJ & Slipcase

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Bridges, Robert, and Lionel Johnson. _The Growth of Love_ (Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher, 1894).
English, First American Edition, No. 207 of 450 copies, a Very Good book in a Very Good dust jacket with a Good slipcase, Very Good overall, HC, 8vo, book: 8 1/4" x 5 1/4," slipcase: 8 1/2" x 5 1/2," 37 pp. (introduction) + 79 pp. (poems).
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Printed in a Small Edition. No. 207 of 450 copies. Beige paper-covered boards in a plain beige paper dust jacket. Original brown paper-covered slipcase included. Slipcase has black lettering on beige spine label. No lettering on dust jacket. Covers have slight wear to extremities and slight age toning, else clean and intact. Dust jacket has been browned on the exterior and has slight offsetting, else clean and intact. Slipcase has moderate browning, a split along the entire length of one edge at top, slight edge wear, and a few small stains, else clean and mostly intact. Pages clean and intact overall, but front and back free endpapers have slight offsetting, and there is light age toning throughout, the small occasional mark, and a former owner's black-and-white bookplate tipped in on front free endpaper. Front colophon: "Only Four Hundred copies of this Small Paper Edition (Post 8vo.) have been printed. Each copy numbered, and the type distributed. No. 207." A collection of sonnets by Robert Bridges (1844-1930), a British poet. He was Poet Laureate from 1913-1930. Introductory commentary by Lionel Johnson. Bridges's poetry follows Johnson's introduction with one poem per page. Printed by H. Daniel of Oxford for Thomas B. Mosher. This is the third book Mosher published.