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THE WORKS OF HONORE DE BALZAC. Leather Set. Complete in 40 volumes

by Balzac, Honore De

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Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1894 - 1896. Balzac's complete Comedie Humaine in 40 Volumes, as listed on the half title page of volume 40. Printed in English. Bound in polished calf leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. The top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. 7.5 inches tall. Over 44 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. All hinges are fully and strongly attached. Some starting, A couple have been archivally reattached. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. No writing. Near free of foxing. Half title on volume 40 lists all 40 titles, being Balzac's complete Comedie Humaine. This is an impressive collection, and these display beautifully. 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… Read more
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THE WORKS OF HONORE DE BALZAC. Leather set. Complete in 18 volumes

by Balzac, Honore De

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UNIVERSITY EDITION
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New York, Philadelphia, & Chicago: John D. Avil, The Nottingham Society, 1901. UNIVERSITY EDITION. Complete 36 titles, bound into 18 volumes, which is standard for Balzac's works. Introduction by George Saintsbury. These are heavy books, produced from high quality materials. Limited edition for subscribers only. Limited to 1000 sets. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. The top edges are gilded. Printed on quality paper. Wide margins. Engraved plates. These measure 8.5 inches tall. 29 inches inches of shelf space. in VERY GOOD condition. Fine internally. The leather is very fresh. The hinges are all strong, although there is some edge starting. This is a very high quality set. No writing. Appears free of foxing. These display beautifully. 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… Read more
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THE WORKS OF BALZAC. Leather Set. First Complete English Translation. Complete in 25 volumes

by Balzac, Honore De

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FIRST COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION
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New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1900. FIRST COMPLETE ENGLISH TRANSLATION. Complete in 25 volumes as stated on the title pages. This is the first complete translation into English, as stated. Printed in 1900. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. Top edges are gilded. Full page plates. These take up approximately 30 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. The leather is supple. There is some general rubs / wear and abrasion, as shown. All the hinges are attached, some abrasion. A little loose. Appears free of any trace of foxing. No writing. This is an important set, and these display beautifully. 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… Read more
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THE WORKS OF HONORE DE BALZAC. Leather set. Complete in 18 volumes

by Balzac, Honore De

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New York: Kelmscott Society Publisher's, [Frontispiece dated 1900.]. Complete 36 titles, bound into 18 volumes, which is standard for Balzac. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. Ornate floral gilding. Top edges are gilded. Gilded facsimile signature to covers. Gilded title pages. Full page plates. 8 1/8 inches tall. 28.5 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very fresh and well preserved. The hinges are all strongly attached, although there is some abrasion, and some starting that has been archivally sealed along the exterior leather of one volume, held firmly underneath. Internally very fresh, bright, and clean. Some rubbing to the top gilding of one volume. Appears free of foxing and unread. No writing. 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… Read more
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ARGENIS [Princess & Namesake of this Classic Medieval Romance]. Printed in 1628. Leather

ARGENIS [Princess & Namesake of this Classic Medieval Romance]. Printed in 1628. Leather

by BARCLAY, John

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Early Edition
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London: Printed by F. Kyngston for R. Meighn and Henry Seihl, 1628. Early Edition. Full title: Iohn Barclay, His Argenis. Translated ovt of Latine into English: the prose vpon His Maiesties command: by Sir Robert Le Grys, knight: and the verses by Thomas May, esquire. With a clauis annexed to it for the satisfaction of the reader, and helping him to vnderstand,... Printed on quality rag paper. Still bound in the original leather binding. Measures roughly 8 inches tall. Book is in good to fair condition, with substantial usage wear, though it is complete. The binding shows substantial usage wear and chips, though it is still functional. Hinges are starting, though appear quite firm in their present state. Pages are exceptionally fresh, considering the age. There are old tide marks and damp stains. Mainly a lot of generalized wear, marginal loss, abrasion, usage wear, blank end papers no longer present, 2 leaves torn without loss, many dog eared or tattered pages, overextended gathering, last few pages… Read more
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THE ALPS, OR SKETCHES OF LIFE AND NATURE IN THE MOUNTAINS. [First Edition.] [Mountaineering.]...

THE ALPS, OR SKETCHES OF LIFE AND NATURE IN THE MOUNTAINS. [First Edition.] [Mountaineering.] [Exploration.] 1861

by BERLEPSCH, H. STEPHEN, Leslie

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FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING, IN ENGLISH.
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London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1861. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING, IN ENGLISH.. First printing of the English translation, translated by the famed mountaineer Leslie Stephen. With all 17 tinted plates from designs by Emil Rittmeyer. Fine leather binding by the prestigious Bickers and Son Bindery of London, and signed by them. Bound in a full, polished, calf leather binding. Intricately gilded spine. Raised hubs. Label is moroccan leather and states 'THE ALPS'. Dual ruled framing to the covers. Gilded trimming and turn ins. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper. In very good condition. The leather is very fresh and supple. The hinges are sound and fully attached. The paper is fresh, bright, and clean, and near fine. About free of any foxing. Except for the second blank end papers, after the marbled end papers, which are foxed and of a lesser quality paper than the actual text block, as issued. An inscription on the blank end paper dated 1865. There is some… Read more
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THE HOLY BIBLE. NEW AND OLD TESTAMENTS. FIRST EDITION OF REEVE'S BIBLE. 1802. LEATHER SET: Complete in 10 titles, bound into 9 volumes

by [Bible] [Reeves, John (Publisher)]

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THE REEVES BIBLE. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING.
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London: John Reeves, 1802. THE REEVES BIBLE. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING.. The Holy Bible, containing The Old Testament and The New; translated out of the original Tongues: and with the former Translations diligently Compared and Revised, by His Majesty's Special Command. Appointed to be read in Church. 10 volumes bound as 9. Bound in full polished morocco leather bindings. Full leather bindings were more expensive to produce. Deep textured morocco leather. Gilded spine. Gilded frame to covers. All edges are cased in gilding. Printed on thick quality paper. Wide margins. Publishers marginal notes. These are large books at 9.25 inches tall. In excellent condition. The leather is still supple. Printed on high quality paper. Ex Libris University of London and Middle Temple Library. The leather is supple, but spines are rubbed. The hinges are rubbed, some starting, some hinges have been archivally reattached. Printed on quality paper. Minimal to no foxing. This set displays beautifully. In the… Read more
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LUTHER BURBANK. PLANTS. Illustrated. Leather Library Set. Nature, Horticulture, Evolution: Complete in 12 volumes

by Burbank, Luther

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New York & London: Luther Burbank Press, 1914. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application. Prepared from His Original Field Notes Covering More Than 100,000 Experiments Made During Forty Years Devoted to Plant Improvement. Bound in full leather bindings. These are thick leather bindings with embossed covers and spines. The top edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality paper with wide margins. With 105 direct color photograph prints. The photo prints are tipped in. these are large books measuring 9 3/4 inches tall. 22.5 inches of shelf space. This set presented to honorary members of the Luther Burbank society, as indicated on the gilded presentation page. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple and fresh. The hinges are all fully attached and sound. No writing. printed on quality paper that is free of foxing. This is a gorgeous and impressive set with only some light general rubs and usage wear. Luther Burbank (7 March 1849 11 April 1926) was an American… Read more
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