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The Percy Anecdotes, Original And Select. By Sholto and Reuben Percy, Brothers of the Benedictine Monastery Mont Benger. Complete 20 Volume Set. by  Joseph Clinton  Thomas; Robertson - Hardcover -  1821 - from Never Too Many Books and Biblio.com

The Percy Anecdotes, Original And Select. By Sholto and Reuben Percy, Brothers of the Benedictine Monastery Mont Benger. Complete 20 Volume Set.

by Byerley, Thomas; Robertson, Joseph Clinton

Condition: Very Good


T. Boys (London). LEATHER_BOUND. (1821-1823; T.Boys) Complete 20 volume set, each book contains 2 anecdotes. 24mo 3-quarter Leather with brown marbled boards. Raised bands at spine with gold lettering.Marbled paste down and end pages. Gold gilt to top page edges. These books are in remarkable condition for their age (closing in on 200). the leather of each volume is supple but showing some patina and fading especially at the spines. Occasional bumps to corners but no fraying. Gold gilt at top page edges, shows some volumes with scratching, most bright. Toning to page edges. Bindings are tight, all hinges are intact and most volumes appear un-cracked or never read. Pages are unmarked. (More scans available on request) **Tracking on all US orders. Most orders shipped within 24 hours. International customers will be reimbursed a portion of unused shipping charges.*** . Very Good. 1821.
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  • Bookseller: Never Too Many Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: SKU1027166
  • Title: The Percy Anecdotes, Original And Select. By Sholto and Reuben Percy, Brothers of the Benedictine Monastery Mont Benger. Complete 20 Volume Set.
  • Author: Byerley, Thomas; Robertson, Joseph Clinton
  • Format/binding: LEATHER_BOUND
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: T. Boys (London)
  • Date published: 1821

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