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by National Book Auctions
December 9, 2012, 12:00 PM EST | Freeville, NY, US    Live Auction

Lot 2220: Percy Bysshe Shelley THE SENSITIVE PLANT 1911 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding Tipped-In Color Plates & Vignettes In Halftone By Charles Robinson (148 views)

Percy Bysshe Shelley THE SENSITIVE PLANT 1911 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding Tipped-In Color Plates & Vignettes In Halftone By Charles Robinson
Estimate: $100 - $250
Description: Title: The Sensitive Plant Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley - Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets and is critically regarded as among the finest lyric poets in the English language. Considered too radical in his poetry and his political and social views to achieve fame during his lifetime, recognition of his significance grew steadily following his death. Percy Shelley was a key member of a close circle of visionary poets and writers that included Lord Byron; Leigh Hunt; Thomas Love Peacock; and his second wife, Mary Shelley, the author of "Frankenstein." Publisher: William Heinemann City: London Year: 1911 Printing Information: First Edition Binding Style: Hardcover Pagination: 127 pages Width: 8.25" Height: 10.75" Book Details: Condition / Notes: Antique volume is bound in blind-stamped green cloth, with black lettering and pictorial designs. Book shows moderate external wear, with instances of discoloration to spine cover. Binding is sound. Volume has b&w pictorial endpapers. Interior is clean and bright. Illustrated with eighteen tipped-in color plates by Charles Robinson as well as many tinted vignettes. For lots which include only books, our shipping charge applies to any address within the fifty United States. For lots which are not books, the stated shipping cost in this listing will apply only to addresses within the continental 48 states. Within those parameters, the shipping cost for this lot will be: $4.50
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Lot 2220: Percy Bysshe Shelley THE SENSITIVE PLANT 1911 First Edition Antique Decorative Binding Tipped-In Color Plates & Vignettes In Halftone By Charles Robinson
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