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The Collector's New Sunnyside Edition of the Writings of Washington Irving [Limited to 250 copies, signed by the publisher] in 40 volumes complete

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The Collector's New Sunnyside Edition of the Writings of Washington Irving [Limited to 250 copies, signed by the publisher] in 40 volumes complete

by Irving, Washington

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New York, NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First of this edition. Hardcover. Good. Illustrated edition . Signed by Other. Putnam's (circa 1900). The New Sunnyside edition, limited to 250 numbered copies and signed by the publisher. This is set #122. Black and white illustrations from multiple illustrators with tissue guards. 40 volumes complete. 3/4 green morocco, sunned to brown on the spine (as usual). Light wear at head heel and corners, but not chipping. Blue green linen boards and marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. A few boards weak, but attached. Else a good+ set of a most collectible edition. Irving was one of the first American writers to earn acclaim in Europe, and he encouraged other American authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Herman Melville and Edgar Allan Poe. The set is named for Irving's "Sunnyside" homestead on the Hudson River in Tarrytown, NY. Not available for priority/expedited shipping. Due to the size/weight of this book extra charges may apply for international shipping.

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Bookseller
The Book House in Dinkytown US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
275122
Title
The Collector's New Sunnyside Edition of the Writings of Washington Irving [Limited to 250 copies, signed by the publisher] in 40 volumes complete
Author
Irving, Washington
Illustrator
Illustrated edition
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First of this edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date Published
1900
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chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]
morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
G
Good describes the average used and worn book that has all pages or leaves present. Any defects must be noted. (as defined by AB... [More]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages... [More]
heel
The lower most portion of the spine when the book is standing vertically.
sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight... [More]
good+
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