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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE
Written by Algernon C. Swinburne; Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1404092
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Almost very good condition.

As the close of his life approached, Swinburne often expressed his desire to extract from his various volumes those poems addressed to children. He died without doing so. Edmund Gosse has brought together this collection of Swinburne's poems which are concerned with infancy. Rackham's delicate and romantic illustrations are a perfect complement to the text. 8 colour plates plus b/w text decorations. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green/white decorated endpapers. 133pp. cr 4to. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Gilt on the spine is dulled. Light scuffing to rear board. Writing in pencil to top of front pastedown. Rear endpaper has horizontal crease. Foxing throughout otherwise contents generally clean. Plates are bright.

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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE
Written by Algernon C. Swinburne. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1314199
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Almost very good condition.

Limited Deluxe edition of 765 numbered, signed copies. Vellum-style boards and vellum spine. Gilt titles and vignette. Top edge gilt, others uncut. 133 pages. 11.5 x 9.25". 9 tipped-in colour plates mounted on heavy brown paper with captioned tissue-guards. 52 drawings. Pictorial endpapers. Contains extra colour plate not in trade edition. SIGNED by the artist, this is copy no. 76. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some foxing/browning/spotting to covers. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to contents and a couple of light marks to page margins. Two of the plates have corner creases.

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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE
Written by Algernon C. Swinburne; Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1108627
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Very good condition.

As the close of his life approached, Swinburne often expressed his desire to extract from his various volumes those poems addressed to children. He died without doing so. Edmund Gosse has brought together this collection of Swinburne's poems which are concerned with infancy. Rackham's delicate and romantic illustrations are a perfect complement to the text. 8 colour plates plus b/w text decorations. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green/white decorated endpapers. 133pp. cr 4to. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Crossed out inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing; mostly to endpapers. All plates present.

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THE SPRINGTIDE OF LIFE
Written by Algernon C. Swinburne; Edmund Gosse. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1202693
Published by William Heinemann. 1st 1918. Very good condition.

As the close of his life approached, Swinburne often expressed his desire to extract from his various volumes those poems addressed to children. He died without doing so. Edmund Gosse has brought together this collection of Swinburne's poems which are concerned with infancy. Rackham's delicate and romantic illustrations are a perfect complement to the text. 8 colour plates plus b/w text decorations. Dark green cloth with gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green/white decorated endpapers. 133pp. cr 4to. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Covers rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned and foxed. Contents clean.

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