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ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA. Americanized Edition. Leather Set. Illustrated. Complete in 15 volumes

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ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA. Americanized Edition. Leather Set. Illustrated. Complete in 15 volumes

by [ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [De Puy, William (Editor); A Corps of Eminent Writers.]

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Chicago: The Riverside Publishing Company, 1899. New Americanized Encyclopaedia Britannica. Latest edition, revised to date (1899). Fully illustrated with over 100 colored maps. Introduction calls this the 'Perfected Edition'. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. The top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Fully illustrated. Columned text. Also includes in text illustrations. These are large books measuring 9 3/8 inches tall. 27 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Some general shelf wear. No writing. Near free of any trace of foxing. A chip on volume two. The hinges are fully attached. This is an exceptional set. The Encyclopedia Britannica was originally being published in London through the Eleventh Edition of 1910 - 1911. This is therefore the Americanized Encyclopedia, and is the 'Perfected Edition' designed for Americans, at a time when the Encyclopedia was being issued in London. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms described on our site, with notification of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.

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Bookseller
Merchants Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
2198
Title
ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA. Americanized Edition. Leather Set. Illustrated. Complete in 15 volumes
Author
[ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [De Puy, William (Editor); A Corps of Eminent Writers.]
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
The Riverside Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Chicago
Date published
1899
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Merchants Rare Books, established in 2003, buys and sells rare and antiquarian books, with an emphasis on first editions and fine antiquarian sets from the 17th - 19th centuries.

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