Papers on Literature and Art.

S. Margaret Fuller [Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli]
Publication details: 
Two volumes. London: Wiley & Putnam, 6, Waterloo Place. 1846.
SKU: 7060

8vo: [viii] + 164 pp; [iv] + 183 pp. Bound together in contemporary half calf binding, gilt, marbled boards and endpapers. A tight copy, printed on aged, spotted paper, with occasional light damp-spotting, in worn binding. Bookplate of Aemiliani Reich, on spotted, aged paper, by Gordon Browne, on front pastedown. The first volume has a four-page preface by 'S.M.F.', dated 'New York, July, 1846.' Both volumes contain eight essays. Those in the first volume include 'The Two Herberts', 'The Prose Works of Milton', 'The Life of Sir James Mackintosh' and 'Dialogue, containing sundry glosses on poetic texts'. Those in the second volume include 'Miss Barrett's Poems', 'Browning's Poems', 'A record of impressions produced by the exhibition of Mr. Allston's pictures, in the summer of 1839', 'Swedenborgianism'. The second volume also features an appendix: 'The Tragedy of Witchcraft'. Eleven-line clipping from the London Illustrated News, 10 November 1933, headed 'Monument to Margaret Fuller', tipped in at front.