Inkwell Press — Sonnets Written in Youth Dante Gabriel Rossetti
(Inkwell Press) Sonnets Written in Youth. By Dante Gabriel Rossetti. New York. 1992. 17p. 13.25” x 11”. Printed in black with green title and woodblock decorative floral design at the bottom of each page, bordered with a red design. Printed on cream Stonehenge paper with Garamond types. Red cloth spine with title in black on front and spine, floral design paper boards. One in an edition of 45 copies, signed and numbered by Vincent Torre. Fine.
“These sonnets written in youth were not included in his collected works by Dante Gabriel Rossetti in his lifetime. They were published for the first time in 1931 by Duke University Press, Durham, North Carolina, in Rossetti Manuscripts: Unpublished Verse and Prose by P.F. Baum. To our knowledge, they are printed here for only the second time.” – Colophon.