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Days of the Dandies 12 Volumes : Leather, Illustrated

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Condition: Good+


Days of the Dandies 12 Volumes (Leather Limited Edition De Luxe Illustrated)

Circa 1900. MISSING THREE VOLUMES. Stated Number 664 of 1,000 copies for England and America of Edition De Luxe. Printed by The Grolier Society (London). No printed copyright or date(s) of publication. Bookset centralizes on the biographies of 18th Century Englishmen and Women. Color frontispieces and black and white illustrations within the volumes.

Three quarter deep red leather hardcovers with gilt edging are worn and/or worn-through at the corners and spine heads and tails. Volumes also show minor wear at the hinges and faint smudges on the front and back covers. Textblocks have gilt-top edges, which are faded and spotted. Red bookmarkers are creased, frayed, and/or broken at the ends. Bookmarkers have also left tanning marks or stains on the pages. There are some pages that have tanned the adjacent page, particularly the frontispiece onto the tissue paper. No writing or markings. The set is incomplete and missing three volumes, which are Colley Cibber I, Horace Walpole, and Fanny Burney. Overall, it is in Good Plus (G+) condition and includes the following twelve titles:

1. Beau Nash & Goldsmith - Oliver Goldsmith

2. Charles James Fox - B. C. Walpole

3. Mary Wortley Montagu - Written by Herself

4. Mrs. Jordan I - James Boaden

5. Mrs. Jordan II - James Boaden

6. Captain Gronow I - Written by Himself

7. Captain Gronow II - Written by Himself

8. Laurence Sterne I - Percy Fitzgerald

9. Laurence Sterne II - Percy Fitzgerald

10. Peg Woffington I - J. Fitzgerald Molloy

11. Peg Woffington II - J. Fitzgerald Molloy

12. Colley Cibber II - Written by Himself


Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: Bronze Anthology LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 127
  • Title: Days of the Dandies 12 Volumes
  • Author: Various
  • Format/binding:3/4 Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited De Luxe
  • Place: London
  • Keywords: Days of the Dandies, Leather, Bookset, Illustrated, Edition De Luxe, Limited Edition, Leather Books, Beau Nash, Oliver Goldsmith, Charles James Fox, Walpole, Mary Wortley Montagu, Mrs. Jordan, James Boaden, Captain Gronow, Laurence Sterne, Percy Fitzgeral
  • Bookseller catalogs: Booksets; Leather;


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