KEATS, John. The Sonnets of John Keats. Decorated borders and initials by Christopher Dean.
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London: Published by George Bell and Sons and Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1898. Small square octavo. pp. [vi], 54. Bound in crushed green morocco, floral gilt decorations to covers with floral onlays in red and brown morocco; spine divided into six panels by five raised bands, hearts in gilt at centre; turn-ins ruled in gilt with heart in gilt at corners and name ‘Edouard Dreyfous, 99 Mount Street, London’ on lower turn-in; splash marbled endpapers; red and gold endbands. Top edge gilt. Browning to binding. A very attractive item.
Edouard Henry Dreyfous was a retailer of antique furniture and objets d’art in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Although French by birth, Dreyfous predominantly resided in London where he traded from various premises in the Mayfair area. Aside from his main shop in London, Dreyfous also owned establishments in both Paris and New York. Queen Alexandra of England and Queen Mary of England were both frequent customers of Dreyfous, purchasing a range of works.
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