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Title: Dante Gabriel Rossetti His Friends And Enemies By Helen Rossetti Angeli. Plus two signed autograph letters (From H. Rossetti Angeli to Mr. Carlton Smith) concerning her book on D. G. Rossetti, plus a pencil copy of the letter from Mr. Carlton Smith .
Description: London: Hamish Hamilton Ltd. 1949 (Letters dated 11th July 1949 & 21st July 1949 ) . 0. Scarce Rossetti archive. First edition with dustwrapper plus letters loosely inserted. Soiled dustwrapper with lightly rubbed edges. Now protected by a removable transparent plastic cover. Clean blue boards with bright gilt titles to spine. pp.20/pp.291. Clean throughout with all illustrations as called for. VG/G+ . The letters are handwritten and signed by Helen Rossetti Angeli (Daughter of William Michael Rossetti). Two signed autograph letters dated 1949 (to Mr. Carlton Smith) concerning her book on D.G. Rossetti. Plus a pencil copy of the letter from Mr Carlton Smith . ** Helen Rossetti Angeli, daughter of William Michael Rossetti (1879-1969), and her sister Olivia, began publishing an anarchist journal, The Torch, in the basement of their family home. Despite their youth, this effort became the nucleus of a prominent anarchist salon which included Peter Kropotkin and Sergei Kravchinski, and their publishing coups included the pamphlet Why I Am an Anarchist by George Bernard Shaw. Years later, using the pseudonym "Isabel Meredith", Olivia and Helen published A Girl Among the Anarchists, a somewhat fictionalized memoir of their days as precocious child revolutionaries. These adventures were also chronicled by their cousin Ford Madox Ford in his 1931 memoir Return to Yesterday." - See Wikipedia *** "Mr. Carlton Smith" was Donald Carlton Smith an associate of William Michael Rossetti" - See Library of the University of British Columbia Special Collections.

Keywords: 45964 Helen Rossetti Angeli Dante Gabriel Rossetti Carlton Smith Donald Olivia Ephemera Signed Letter General Biography

Price: GBP 100.00 = appr. US$ 142.80 Seller: Chilton Books
- Book number: 44509

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