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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF BRONTE. THORNTON EDITION

by BRONTE, Charlotte; BRONTE, Emily; BRONTE, Ann

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Published
1907
Edition
Thornton Edition
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$2,500.00

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Complete in 12 volumes. BRONTE is exceedingly difficult to find. These are bound in the highest grade leather. The bindings are original. Printed in 1907 in Edinburgh. Only light external wear. All hinges sound, some abrasion and rubbing as shown in the pictures. Printed in English. These are large books. 9 inches tall. Bound in the original fine leather bindings. Quality leather. All hinges… Read more
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$2,500.00
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THE HARVARD CLASSICS. COMPLETE 52 VOLUMES

by [ELIOT, Charles]

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$1,100.00

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Complete in 52. The second edition printed in the 1930's, and the first edition to include the matching reading guide. Some generalized shelf wear/ abrasions. The spine edges and extremities have some wear. They display well as old books. In good condition for being almost 100 years old. Cloth not leather. These display well on a bookcase. Each volume will be well… Read more
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THE HARVARD CLASSICS. ALUMNI EDITION. COMPLETE 51 VOLUMES

by [ELIOT, Charles]

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Published
1909
Edition
First Edition; Alumni Edition
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$2,000.00

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Complete Alumni Edition. The most desirable version of the Harvard Classics. Large volumes printed on rag paper. First edition set. 1909-1914. Very good condition overall, with some shelf wear that it tied to show in the pictures. Alumni edition. Limited edition. Rag paper Some external wear to the bindings that I tried to show in the pictures. Set has generalized… Read more
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$2,000.00
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS

by DICKENS, Charles

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$2,000.00

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Complete in 15 volumes. The bindings are original. The leather is supple. All hinges are fully and strongly attached. Set has generalized shelf wear. Abrasions to the spine gilt. Some extremity abrasion and wear. Set looks unread internally. The paper has some toning. Illustrated with plates. The set is not dated on the title page. The publisher is late Victorian… Read more
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THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING. Leather set. 27 volumes.

by IRVING, Washington

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Published
1870
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$900.00

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THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING!Complete in 27 volumes. Putnam publish the First Collected Editions of Irving's Works. This set is not dated on the title pages, but was printed in the 1860's to 1870's per the copyright dates. This is an exceedingly early set of Irving. One cover is detached. Marbled end papers.Printed on quality paper.With additional double steel engraved titles.This is an… Read more
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$900.00
image of THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS! Complete in 52 volumes. Printed in 1877.

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THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS! Complete in 52 volumes. Printed in 1877 - 1881. In the original leather bindings from 1881. THE ALDINE EDITION OF THE BRITISH POETS. Complete in 52 volumes, which is standard for this set. Each subset is complete in itself. Poets include: Burns (three volumes), Thomson (two volumes), Collins, Kirke-White, Cowper (three volumes), Surrey, Wyatt, Beattie,… Read more
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$1,700.00
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THE WORKS OF VOLTAIRE. Leather set. Complete in 42 volumes. Collector's Edition #292/660 DAMAGED/SOME COVERS DETACHED

by Voltaire

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Published
[Copyright dated 1901.]
Edition
THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION. Set #292/660
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$1,250.00

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New York, London, Paris, Chicago: E. R. DuMont, [Copyright dated 1901.]. THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION. Set #292/660. Complete in 42 volumes, as stated on the title pages. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. Two leather labels. The top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Printed on thick quality paper. Wide margins. Illustrated with full page plates. 8.75 inches… Read more
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF VICTOR HUGO. Holland Paper Edition. 30 volumes. Leather Set

by Hugo, Victor

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Edition
Holland Paper Edition
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$2,250.00

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Hugo, Victor. Victor Hugo's Works. Illustrated. Bound in original leather. Gilded eagle crest on spine and cover. Top edge gilded. Edges untrimmed. Approximately 9 1/4''. Complete 30 volume set. Estes and Lauriat, Boston. 1892. Holland paper Edition, printed on exceptionally high quality, rag-style paper. VG condition. Fine internally. Light general rubbing. Hinges fully attached and sound. Free of foxing.… Read more
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