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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. Faux leather library set. Complete in 12 volumes. AMERICA: Great Crises In Our History Told by Its Makers. A Library of Original Sources

by [HISTORY.] [Americanization Department, Veterans Foreign Wars.]

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Chicago: Veteran Foreign Wars of The United States, 1925. Prepared Expressly For Patrons of Record. America; Great Crises In Our History Told by Its Makers. A Library of Original Sources Americanization Department, VFW [Veteran Foreign Wars] Edition prepared expressly for Patrons of Record with multicolor dedication pages, each volume "registered in the name of its owner at headquarters and certified to in Volume I". Signed by both the Commander-in-Chief of the VFW and the Adjutant-General, with the blind-stamp of the National Encampment. Bound in full faux leather bindings. Gilded spines. Gilded eagle and VFW motifs on covers. The top edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality paper. With wide margins. Frontisplates. Gilded dedication page Dedicated to 'Our Boys Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice'. 8.5 inches tall. 16 inches of shelf space. Index in volume 12. VERY GOOD condition. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Some general shelf wear / abrasion. Printed on quality paper that is… Read more
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THE PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR. Illustrated. Leather set. First Edition. United States of America. Complete in 10 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Miller, Francis Trevelyan (Editor.)]

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New York: The Review of Reviews Co., 1911. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. SEMI CENTENNIAL MEMORIAL. Semi Centennial Memorial. Bound in leather, but the spines have been rebacked in photo paper covered in clear tape. (The spines are paper, Not leather.) Gilded spines. Top edges gilded. Printed on thick quality paper. Heavily illustrated. These are very large books at 11 inches tall. 13 inches of shelf space. GOOD condition only, as the spines have been rebacked and taped over. They look like leather, but are paper covered in clear tape. General usage wear, but still fresh and well preserved. These are large and heavy books. No previous signs of ownership. This is a rare and highly desirable set. The Photographic History of The Civil War was edited by Francis Trevelyan Miller and Robert Sampson Lanier. The books are as follows: Volume 1 -The Opening Battles, Volume 2 -Two Grim Years of War, Volume 3 -The Decisive Battles, Volume 4 -The Cavalry, Volume 5 -Forts and Artillery, Volume 6 -The Navies,… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD [ANCIENT HISTORY - WORLD WAR ONE]. THE PROGRESS OF NATIONS. Leather Set. Complete in 10 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Eminent Historians, et al...]

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NATIONAL PATRON OF HONOR EDITION. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED
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Chicago: Department of Rehabilitation, Disabled American Veterans of The World War, 1930. NATIONAL PATRON OF HONOR EDITION. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED. The Progress of Nations. The history of the world and of its peoples from the dawn of history to the present day. Complete in 10-volumes. Printed in 1930. National Patron Of Honor Edition! SIGNED, on the dedication page, by the National Commander of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War [WWI]. Bound in genuine leather. These are high-quality, thick bindings. Gilded spines. Full leather bindings. Elaborately gilded bindings with framing and tooling. ILLUSTRATED with 2,300 illustrations, and 231 charts and maps. Pictorial end papers. These are large books, measuring 9 inches tall. These take up over 15.5 inches of shelf space. Complete in 10-volumes. Contributing Editors: William Kenneth Boyd, Edgar Dawson, William Scott Ferguson, et al... VERY GOOD condition. These are heavy books, having been printed on quality paper. No writing. Printed on… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. THE REAL AMERICA IN ROMANCE. Leather set. Complete in 13 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Markham, Edwin (Editor.)]

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ART EDITION
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New York & Chicago: William H. Wise & Company, 1914. ART EDITION. Bound in the original cloth bindings. Leather labels. These are heavy books. Printed on quality paper. Full page plates, and in text illustrations. These are large books measuring 9.5 inches tall. These take up approximately 17 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Some general usage wear/rubs. A little loose but extra-reinforced internal hinges by the publisher. Some of the leather labels are chipped, as shown. Appears free of any trace of foxing. These are heavy books. No writing but for an early name in pencil. 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… Read more
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GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN. Illustrated with plates. Near Folio. Leather Set. History. Complete in 8 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Horne, Charles F. (Editor.)]

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New York: Selmar Hess, 1894. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches; of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History. Near FOLIO-SIZED at 11 7/8 inches tall. ILLUSTRATED with approximately 80 engraved full page plates. Plus hundreds of in-text illustrations. Bound in thick morocco leather bindings. Gilding to the front covers. All the edges are cased in gilt. 9 inches of shelf space. Complete 8 volume set. VERY GOOD Condition. Some light general external rubbing. Hinges fully attached, and very strong, some rubbing/abrasion. Internally these are extra reinforced by the publisher's. Very clean interior. About free of any trace of foxing, aside from the first few pages. Some minor thumbing else fine. No writing or signs of previous ownership. Tissues intact. This is the complete 8 volume set. These are large, heavy books, near folio sized. This is an impressive collection of engraved plates. Vol. I - II Soldiers and Sailors Vol. III - IV… Read more
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GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS. Autograph Edition. Set #18/100. Leather Set. History of The World. Signed. Complete in 20 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Famous Historians; Johnson, Rossiter (Editor.)]

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London: National Alumni, 1905. AUTOGRAPH EDITION. Set #18 of only 100. Signed and Sealed. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. There were only 100 sets of this Autograph Edition, making this set exceedingly scarce. Some were issued in cloth. This in the full morocco leather version. This is the complete Autograph Edition, issued the year before all of the many subsequent editions issued over the subsequent years. The bindings of each volume are unique to each volume, but are uniform in their design. All are ornately decorated in gilt. The binding of each volume is a facsimile of the binding of an important book from the period of history with which that volume is concerned. Each binding is custom to it's volumes contents. Each volume contains a colored frontis page. The top page edges are gilded. The fore-edges and bottom edges are deckle-edged. Bound in full morocco leather bindings. Each cover is unique. Gilded spines. Printed on quality paper. With wide margins. The pages are uncut. These measure… Read more
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HISTORIANS' HISTORY OF THE WORLD. First Edition. Full Vellum, Gilded Leather Bindings. Complete in 25 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Williams, Henry Smith (Editor); et al...]

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London: The Times, 1908. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. The Historians' History of the World; A comprehensive narrative of the Rise and Development of Nations as recorded by the Great Writers of all Ages. Bound in elaborate full vellum leather bindings. Ornately gilded spines and covers. These are exceptional bindings, of the highest quality vellum. Each volume with a unique motif on it's covers and spines. Full page plates and in-text illustrations. Thick quality paper. Top edges are gilded. These are very large books measuring 10.5 inches tall. Red and black title pages. Roughly 600+ pages per book. Well over 5 feet of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Very fresh supple and well preserved. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Very fresh and well preserved. Some general usage wear/rubs, typical to vellum bindings, as shown. Printed on quality paper. Some foxing. No writing. These are very tightly bound. A very impressive set. These books weigh almost 4lbs each, unpacked. This is a… Read more
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THE PAGEANT OF AMERICA. A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES. Yale. Leather Set. Signed. Illustrated. Complete in 15 volumes

by [HISTORY. ] [Wissler, Clarke (Editor.)]

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LIBERTY BELL EDITION. Set #1071/1500. Signed by the President of
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1925. LIBERTY BELL EDITION. Set #1071/1500. Signed by the President of Yale. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Top edges are gilded. Illustrated. These are large books measuring over 10 inches tall. In good condition, and consistent with that book grade. Worn spines, as shown. With abrasion and chipping. The hinges are attached and strong, although internally there is some starting. Early bookplate. Some waviness from old water damage. Not musty. Small edge chips internally and externally. General external abrasion and some bleeding and dustiness, but still a nice antiquarian leather set that displays well. Titles: Volume 1 - Adventurers in the wilderness, Volume 2 - The Lure of the frontier, a story of race conflict, Volume 3 - Toilers of land and sea, Volume 4 - The March Of Commerce, Volume 5 - The Epic Of Industry, Volume 6 - The Winning Of Freedom, Volume 7 - In Defense Of Liberty, Volume 8 - Builders Of The Republic, Volume 9 - Makers Of A New… Read more
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THE CHRONICLES OF AMERICA. Extra-Illustrated, Engraved Plates. Library set. History of The United...

THE CHRONICLES OF AMERICA. Extra-Illustrated, Engraved Plates. Library set. History of The United States. Complete in 51 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [Johnson, Allen (Editor.)]

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EXTRA ILLUSTRATED EDITION
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1921 [Guide dated 1924.]. EXTRA ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Complete in 51 volumes. (50 volumes + Guide Volume.) Bound in gilded cloth bindings. Gilded spines, and intricately gilded covers. The top edges are gilded. Printed on quality paper. Fully illustrated with engraved plates protected in tissue. Wide margins. Thick black ink. 8 1/8 inches tall. 52 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Fine internally. The hinges are 100% fully attached. There is some external rubs/wear, rubbing along the spines. Very fresh, bright, and clean. Internally these appear free of foxing. Printed on high quality paper. There is no writing. Set is dated 1921. The guide is dated 1924, and has a different gilded spine. This set displays beautifully. Titles: 1. The Red Man's Continent. Ellsworth Huntington. Fold out map. Volume 2. The Spanish Conquerors. By Irving Berdine Richman. With a few fold out maps Volume 3. Elizabethan Sea Dogs. By William Wood. Fold out map. Volume 4.… Read more
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AMERICAN STATESMEN. Leather set. Complete in 32 volumes. History of The United States of America....
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AMERICAN STATESMEN. Leather set. Complete in 32 volumes. History of The United States of America. Politics. George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses Grant, Benjamin Franklin, et al

by [HISTORY.] [Morse, Jr., John T; William E. Dood (Editors.)]; [Various Authors including Roosevelt, Theodore; et al...]

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STANDARD LIBRARY EDITION
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Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin & Co, 1898 - 1917. STANDARD LIBRARY EDITION. Complete in 32 volumes. Bound in quality morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Printed on quality paper. Wide margins. Engraved frontis protected in tissue. 7 5/8 inches tall. VERY GOOD condition. Some spine discoloration. Some generalized wear. The leather is very supple. The hinges are all very fresh. Printed on quality paper that is fresh bright and clean. Some light general shelf wear, some fading on some of the spines, else very good+. These are very tightly bound and appear unread. Appears free of any trace of foxing. No previous signs of ownership. This is the complete series on American statesmen looking at the work and life of personalities such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Samuel Adams, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, John C. Calhoun,… Read more
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THE WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD. Leather set. Complete in 7 volumes

by Hood, Thomas

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London: Edward Moxon, 1862 - 1863. The Works of Thomas Hood, Comic and Serious, In Prose and Verse. Edited With Notes By His Son. Index and Appendix in volume 7. 7.25 inches tall. 8.5 inches of shelf space. In pencil on the fep, 'best text edition'. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. Marbled end papers. Engraved frontis protected in tissue. Printed on quality paper. VERY GOOD condition. Very fresh and well preserved. The leather is supple. The hinges are all attached, although some are rubbed and abraded. Tightly bound. Printed on quality paper that is near free of any trace of foxing. No writing. Bookplate. Some general rubs / wear. Complete in 7 volumes. This is an exceptional set. 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… Read more
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ANCIENT ROMAN HISTORY. FIRST EDITION, 1738. Hooke's Rome.  Leather Library Set. THE ROMAN...

ANCIENT ROMAN HISTORY. FIRST EDITION, 1738. Hooke's Rome. Leather Library Set. THE ROMAN HISTORY FROM THE REBUILDING OF ROME TO THE RUIN OF THE COMMONWEALTH: Complete in 4 volumes

by Hooke, Nathaniel

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London: James Bettenham, 1738 - 1771. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. Dedication page to Alexander Pope. Engraved frontispiece in each volume with 37 further engraved plates across the set (of which 20 are folding). Title-pages of volumes I and II in red and black. Bound in full calf leather bindings. Gilded spines with raised hubs. These measure 10.25 inches tall by 8.25 inches deep. Printed on thick quality paper. Publisher's marginal notes. In excellent condition. The leather is supple. Hinges are all attached, reinforced by the underlying cords, but starting and with some restoration, and evidence of clear tape, a shown. Minimal foxing, printed on quality rag paper, fully intact and fresh. Hand drawn armorial bookplate, and Clandon Library bookplate, owner's name of George Orlson dated 1745 no 387. There is some general rubs/usage wear, with external wear, as shown, and some chipping to the labels. These are the original 18th century calf leather bindings. Published over a period of 33… Read more
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THE WORKS OF ELBERT HUBBARD. Signed, Author's Edition. Leather Set, Arts and Crafts. Little...

THE WORKS OF ELBERT HUBBARD. Signed, Author's Edition. Leather Set, Arts and Crafts. Little Journeys... Complete in 20 volumes

by Hubbard, Elbert

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THE AUTHOR'S EDITION. Signed and numbered by Hubbard
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East Aurora, New York: The Roycroft Shop, [1908.]. THE AUTHOR'S EDITION. Signed and numbered by Hubbard. The complete writings of Elbert Hubbard. Author's Edition limited to 1000 sets, signed and numbered by Hubbard. Some volumes are #208/1000 and some #810/1000, complete in 20 volumes. The crown creation of the Roycrofters Press, America's answer to William Morris and The Arts and Crafts movement. Each of the 20 volumes are hand-numbered and signed, "Elbert Hubbard" making 20 autographs. Beautifully printed throughout in letterpress in reddish-brown and black on handmade, Roycroft-watermarked paper. Title page design and initial letters designed by Dard Hunter. Decorated initials printed in black, reddish-brown and light green. Illustrated throughout with etched portraits, duo-tones, etc. 2 pages of original manuscript bound into volume I. Publisher's three-quarter crushed brownish red morocco leather bindings. Tooled in dark brown with an art nouveau design. Raised bands.… Read more
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THE WORKS OF VICTOR HUGO. Library set. Complete in 30 volumes

by Hugo, Victor

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THE CENTENARY EDITION
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BOSTON: Dana Estes & Company, No date, circa 1895. THE CENTENARY EDITION. Bound in thick blue cloth. With labels. Printed on thick quality paper. With wide margins. Illustrated with plates protected in tissue. Many hand finished frontisplates. These are large books, measuring 9.25 inches tall. These take up just under 45 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. Very fresh bright and clean. Only the generalized shelf wear and rubs. Hinges all 100% fully attached. Printed on quality paper that is very fresh bright and clean. No previous signs of ownership. This is an impressive collection of Hugo's works. 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… Read more
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THE WORKS OF VICTOR HUGO. Leather set. The Novelist's Library Edition De Luxe #315/500. Complete in 24 volumes

by Hugo, Victor

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THE NOVELISTS' LIBRARY. Edition de Luxe, #315/500
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Boston: Little, Brown & Co, 1887. THE NOVELISTS' LIBRARY. Edition de Luxe, #315/500. Complete in 24 volumes, as stated on the title pages. The Novelists' Library. Edition De Luxe. Limited to only 500 Numbered Sets Ever Produced. This set is #315. Bound in polished morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines with elaborate floral embossing. Top edges gilded. Marbled end papers. Printed on quality paper, with wide margins. Engraved plates, protected in tissue. 8.5 inches tall. 38 inches of shelf space. This is a gorgeous set and displays beautifully. In VERY GOOD Condition. Very fresh bright and clean. Leather is very supple and fresh. Hinges are all 100% fully attached and fresh. Light shelf rubs. No writing. Appears free of foxing. Bound in the highest quality morocco leather bindings. This is a gorgeous set and displays 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.… Read more
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THE WORKS OF VICTOR HUGO. Vellum leather set. Complete in 30 volumes

by Hugo, Victor

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Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1892. HOLLAND PAPER EDITION. Set #325 of only 500 sets ever produced. Bound in full vellum leather bindings. Beveled edges. The top edges are gilded. Printed on rag paper with wide margins. Full page plates protected in tissue. Facsimile autograph on frontisplate. These are large books measuring 9.25 inches tall. These take up 50 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple. Printed on quality rag paper. Near free of any trace of foxing. No writing. Some general exterior rubs/wear, as is typical for vellum. The hinges are all strongly attached. There is some abrasion, some minor starting at a few extremities. Some of the paper over the internal hinges are starting. Bound in high quality vellum leather. These are full leather bindings. This is a high quality printing of Hugo, limited to only 500 sets ever produced. This set displays beautifully. Hugo is the famous author of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables. This set would make an… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND. Hume and Smollett. Leather Set. Complete in 16 volumes

by Hume, David; Smollett, Tobias

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London: William Allason, 1818. Hume's History of England in 10 volumes. Together with Smollett's continuation in 6 volumes. Therefore complete in 16 volumes. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper. Engraved frontis. These take 22.5 inches of shelf space. These measure 8.5 inches tall. In good condition externally, as shown. Very good internally. Printed on quality paper that is still very fresh and bright. There is some foxing, more prevalent upfront. There is some external wear, rubs, chipping labels, significant spine chips, all as shown. The hinges are all attached and held firmly by the underlying cords, although there is significant starting. There is no writing. 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… Read more
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THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND. Hume and Smollett. Leather Set. Complete in 13 volumes

by Hume, David

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London: A. Strahan for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804. A New Edition, with the author's last corrections and improvements. To which is prefixed a short account of his life written by himself. Illustrated with engraved plates. 8 volumes + 5 volumes of Smollett's continuation from the revolution to the death of George the second. Bound in the original diced calf leather bindings. These are full leather bindings. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality rag paper. Engraved plates. 8 7/8 inches tall. Internally fully intact, fresh, bright, and clean, and very well preserved. Some foxing. Early catalogue listing on front paste down of volume two. Externally in fair and very worn condition, heavily chipped and abraded as is shown, and most hinges are only temporarily reattached with archival materials, one of the spines is virtually chipped off. Still this is a nice antiquarian set and displays as such. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition… Read more
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