The Cenci. A Tragedy in Five Acts. Shelley, sshe.
The Cenci. A Tragedy in Five Acts.
The Cenci. A Tragedy in Five Acts.
The Cenci. A Tragedy in Five Acts.
(Shelley, Percy Bysshe)

The Cenci. A Tragedy in Five Acts.

Club Bindery (illus.)

(Livorno): C. & J. Ollier, 1819. Octavo. xiv, 104pp. First edition. One of 250 copies. This dark drama of a besieged daughter's retribution against her tyrannical father was the only one of Shelley's works to reach an authorized second edition in his lifetime. This copy has been bound in full brown morocco by the Club Bindery, with elaborate gilt scroll borders to the covers. Initial and terminal blank leaves are present. Spine in five compartments with gilt titling and fleurons. Thin gilt rules on edges and turn-ins. T.e.g. With the bookplate of Edwin B. Holden, one of the driving forces behind the Club Bindery. Item #17171

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