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[Photography - Robert Browning] 19th C. Vintage Album with 48 Sepia Toned Albumen Prints by Fratelli Alinari et. al. - Depicting Scenes from Browning's "The Ring and the Book"

(Fratelli Alinari - Photos) Unique  19th Century Photo Album measuring 13 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches in gilt decorated beige cloth binding -- with 48 vintage sepia-toned albumen photographs depicting scenes in Rome with manuscript captions relating the interior/exterior views, scenes, plazas, buildings etc. to Robert Browning's long dramatic poem, "The Ring and the Book," published in 1868-69 by Smith, Elder and Co. 

 

  1. The Ring and the Book
  2. Half-Rome
  3. The Other Half-Rome
  4. Tertium Quid
  5. Count Guido Franceschini
  6. Giuseppe Caponsacchi
  7. Pompilia
  8. Dominus Hyacinthus de Archangelis
  9. Juris Doctor Johannes Baptista Bottinius
  10. Pope Innocent XII
  11. Guido
  12. The Book and the Ring

Condition:

Photographs and album are in excellent condition with the images simply inserted into mounting slits -- not pasted-in. Captions are in ink in a neat, small calligraphic style. 

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$923
12/18/2017

 

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