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LAURENCE STERNE'S COMPLETE WORKS. York Edition.  Leather Library Set

LAURENCE STERNE'S COMPLETE WORKS. York Edition. Leather Library Set: Complete in 12 volumes

by Sterne, Laurence

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THE SUTTON ISSUE of The YORK EDITION. LIMITED TO 750 Sets, of wh
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New York: The Westminster Press, J. F. Taylor & Co, 1904. THE SUTTON ISSUE of The YORK EDITION. LIMITED TO 750 Sets, of which this is set #749. THE LIFE AND WORKS OF LAURENCE STERNE. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Raised hubs. Gilded spines. The top edges are gilded. Thick quality paper with wide margins. Thick black ink. Full page engraved plates. First edition thus. Large books measuring 9.25 inches tall. 20.5 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple and fresh. The hinges are all strongly attached, although there is some rubbing/abrasion. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. Free of foxing. No writing. there is some general rubs/wear. A high quality printing by The Westminster Press. This is an impressive set, and displays beautifully.
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LEATHER LIBRARY SET. ENCYCLOPEDIA Literature, Art, Drama, Music, Architecture, Philosophy &...

LEATHER LIBRARY SET. ENCYCLOPEDIA Literature, Art, Drama, Music, Architecture, Philosophy & Ancient History. DELPHIAN COURSE: Complete in 10 volumes

by Delphian Society, The

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The Delphian Society, 1913. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. The Delphian Course in Art, Drama, Music, Architecture, Philosophy, History, Ancient History, and Literature. Fully illustrated. Bound in leather, gilded spine, top edges are gilded. These are large books at 9.75 inches tall. Extra reinforced publisher's internal hinges. 19 inches of shelf pace. Rag style paper. Illustrated with full page plates, and in text illustrations. In excellent condition and internally very fresh. The hinges are all extra reinforced therefore sound, though there is some rubs/wear/chipping, as shown. Some general rubs/usage wear. Printed on quality paper that is fresh bright and clean. Appears free of foxing. No writing. Some external hinges starting but internally all are strongly attached. Chips, as shown. Still, an impressive antiquarian set that displays beautifully. The Delphian Society drew its inspiration for course of reading from the Oracle at Delphi, and was established to promote wisdom through 15… Read more
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LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. [Travel.] [First Edition.]

LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI. [Travel.] [First Edition.]

by TWAIN, Mark [CLEMENS, Samuel]

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Boston: James R. Osgood, 1883. First Edition, First Printing. This is the First Issue of the First Printing, with The woodcut depicting 'Twain in Flames' on page 441, subsequently omitted due to Mrs. Clemens's objections to its morbidity. First Edition, First State. Blanck's intermediate A, with the tailpiece on p.441 still present, but with caption on p.443 corrected to read 'The St. Charles Hotel'. (BAL3411.) Large 8vo. 316 woodcut illustrations and vignettes. Bound in the publisher's full mottled calf leather. Skillfully rebacked with the original spine laid down. Recent labels. Very tightly bound. Hinges sound and fully attached. In very good condition. Some general usage wear and rubs. An early name on the end paper, and a more elaborate early name on preface page, both from the 1800's, in period ink. Near free of foxing The paper is very fresh bright and clean. A very presentable copy of this desirable First Edition, bound in the publisher's full leather… Read more
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THE LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF ENGLAND. Royalty. History. Library set. Complete in 16 volumes

by Strickland, Agnes

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Of This Edition, Printed On Japanese Vellum Paper, Only One Thou
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Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, 1902. Of This Edition, Printed On Japanese Vellum Paper, Only One Thousand Complete Copies Are Printed For Sale, No. 43.. THE LIVES OF THE QUEENS OF ENGLAND FROM THE NORMAN CONQUEST. Complete in 16-volumes, as stated on the title ages. Set #43/1000. Printed on Japanese Vellum. Printed only for subscribers. Printed on the highest quality paper. Full page plates. There is a Fold out. These are large books at 9 inches tall. Approximately 24 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD+ condition. Very fresh. The hinges are all fully attached and strong. Some general external rubs. Internally very fresh, bright, and clean. No writing. Red and black title pages, with gilding. All of the engraved plates appear in duplicate, with the second plate hand finished in color. 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… Read more
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LODGE'S PORTRAITS. ILLUSTRATED PLATES. FOLIOS. FIRST EDITION, 1823.  Leather Library Set....

LODGE'S PORTRAITS. ILLUSTRATED PLATES. FOLIOS. FIRST EDITION, 1823. Leather Library Set. Illustrious Personages of Great Britain: Complete in 12 volumes

by Lodge, Edmund

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London: Harding, Mavor, & Lepard, 1823 - 1834. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. Engraved from Authentic Pictures in the Galleries of the Nobility and the Public Collections of the Country. With Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Their Lives and Actions. By Edmund Lodge, Esq. Written in pencil on the front end paper: 'The finest collection of steel engravings ever complied.' All plates are printed on india paper. 240 engraved portraits. FOLIO-SIZED. These measure 12 5/8 inches tall. Roughly 17 inches of shelf space. These are very large and impressive books. These are large heavy books, and weigh roughly 5 pounds each, unpacked. Bound in thick morocco leather. Raised hubs. Gilded spines. the top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Printed on thick quality paper. With 3 inch wide margins, and thick black ink. Extremely high quality, detailed steel engraved portraits. All portraits are present. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple… 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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