Binding for “Excelsior”. W. H. Rogers, designer. 1852. Elaborate gilt blocking on light blue cloth. 7¾ x 5½ inches. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

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Alastor [J. Orton]. Excelsior; or, the Realm of Posie. London: William Pickering, 1852.

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