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“Golden words are painted [here] on purple pages, The Thunderer’s shining kingdoms of the starry heavens, Revealed in rose-red blood, disclose the joys of heaven, And the eloquence of God glittering with fitting brilliance Promises the splendid rewards of martyrdom to be gained.” GODESCALC EVANGELISTARY Darmstadt: Primus, 2011 Facsimile. The Godescalc Evangelistary...

“The smooth black stream that makes thy whiteness fair, — Sweet fluttering sheet…” – from “The Love-Letter” POEMS Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) London: F. S. Ellis, 1870 First edition, first issue binding PS5240 A1 1870 University of Utah copy presentation copy inscribed to John Skelton and dated April of 1870. Skelton was a...