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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Leather Set. Complete in 25 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1870 - 1871. CENTENARY EDITION. First Edition of this edition, with new annotations from the Author's original manuscripts NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. Advertisement to this edition dated December of 1869, with this set finally printed in 1870 - 1871. With a general index and a glossary. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper. Engraved frontisplates and title page vignettes. 7.25 inches tall. 30.5 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Printed on quality paper that is very fresh, bright, and clean. Some general rubs / shelf wear / abrasion. An early name on second blank end paper. This set displays beautifully. In 1814, Sir Walter Scott published Waverly, which is often regarded as the first historical novel. His subsequent novels have come to be known collectively as the Waverly Novels. The set includes his… Read More
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THE WAVERLY NOVELS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT. Library Set. Gilded Victorian Bindings. Complete in 25 volumes

by Scott, Sir Walter

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1881. Gilded Victorian bindings. Thistle motif, with roots. Printed on quality paper. Engraved plates after designs of George Cruikshank, J. M. W. Turner, and others. 7 5/8 inches tall. Approximately 40 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. Some general shelf rubs and abrasion. Hinges are all fully and strongly attached. Internally very fresh, bright, and clean. Near free of any trace of foxing. No writing or previous signs of ownership. This is an impressive Victorian set of The Waverly Novels. 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 of such intent requested. Please contact us… Read More
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS. Faux calf leather bindings. Library set. Complete in 15 volumes

by Dickens, Charles

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CARLETON'S NEW ILLUSTRATED EDITION
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1883. CARLETON'S NEW ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Bound in gilded faux calf leather bindings (leather does not appear to be genuine). With morocco leather labels. Marbled edges and end papers. Illustrated with full page plates. 7 3/8 inches tall. Just under 27 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. All the hinges are 100% fully attached. Some general rubs / shelf wear. One rear hinge slightly starting. No writing. Early name in pencil. Appears free of any trace of foxing. Some browning. An overextended page. Complete in 15 volumes with all of Dickens' works. This set 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. 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 MARK TWAIN. Faux leather bindings. FINE/NEW CONDITION. Complete in 25 volumes. Author's National Edition

by Twain, Mark

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THE AUTHOR'S NATIONAL EDITION
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New York: Harper and Brothers, [No date, copyrights are late 1800's through early 1900's.] [Research indicates this set was printed in 1909.]. THE AUTHOR'S NATIONAL EDITION. Bound in faux red leather bindings. (These are textured cloth.) Gilded spines. Illustrated with frontisplates. Printed on quality paper. 7.5 inches tall. 35 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD+ / FINE condition. Very fresh, bright, and clean. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. Tightly bound and appears unread. An exceptionally well preserved set of Mark Twain's Works. These display beautifully. Written in facsimile by Mark Twain, on the half title page, THIS IS THE AUTHORIZED UNIFORM EDITION OF ALL OF MY BOOKS.' This is the Author's National Edition. This set is exceptionally well preserved, in Fine condition. This is the best condition we have ever seen on this set. Twain's works in such condition are exceptionally difficult to obtain. Twain… Read More
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THE WORKS OF MARK TWAIN. Faux leather bindings. Complete in 25 volumes. Author's National Edition

by Twain, Mark

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New York: Harpers, No date on the title pages, [copyright pages dated late 1800's through early 1900's.] [Research indicates 1909.]. THE AUTHOR'S NATIONAL EDITION. Bound in faux red leather bindings (painted cloth). Gilded spines. Printed on quality paper. Illustrated with frontisplates. In excellent condition. Some general shelf wear, rubs, some uneven spine fading, as shown in the pictures. Internally very fresh, bright, and clean. Some top edges are darker than others. An over extended page with rough edges. General shelf wear. Antiquarian sets of Mark Twain's works are difficult to obtain. This set displays beautifully. Twain died in 1910, this was the final set issued during his lifetime and is the authorized uniform edition of all his books, printed in 1909. The original price for these books new in 1909, was $25.00, which is over $600.00 in today's currency. Titles: Vols. I & II: Innocents Abroad in 2 vols., Volumes III & IV: A Tramp Abroad in 2 vols., Volume V… Read More
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. First Edition Edited by A. J. Valpy. Leather set. Complete in 15 volumes

by Shakespeare, William; [Valpy, A. J. (Editor.)]

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FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING EDITED BY A.J. VALPY. VALPY'S
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London: A. J. Valpy, 1832 - 1834. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING EDITED BY A.J. VALPY. VALPY'S SHAKESPEARE. With a Life and Glossarial Notes. 170 illustrated plates after the plates in Boydell's Edition. Edited by A. J. Valpy. Bound and signed by the prestigious Bartlett & Co. Bindery. Bound in full polished calf leather bindings. Gilded spines. Dual ruled framing to the covers. Gilded turn ins. Printed on quality paper. Illustrated with engraved plates. 6 3/4 inches tall. 16 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. All the hinges are 100% fully attached. Volume one is starting but held firmly by the underlying cords. Tightly bound. Printed on quality paper that is near free of foxing, but for the first few pages. No writing. Sewn in bookmarks. This is an exceptional set of Shakespeare. A.J. [Abraham John] Valpy (17871854) was an English printer and a scholar of classical literature. From 1832 to 1834 he published a fifteen-volume edition of Shakespeare (this… Read More
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THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING. Holly Edition. Library Set. Complete in 40 volumes

by Irving, Washington

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HOLLY EDITION. Set #64/1000
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1894. HOLLY EDITION. Set #64/1000. Maroon cloth bindings. Gilded spines and covers. Decorated with a gilded holly design, and lettered in gold. The top edges are gilded, others deckled. Limited edition, this set is #64 of 1000 sets ever issued. Printed on quality paper. Wide margins. Illustrated with full page plates protected in tissue. 8 inches tall. These take up over 50 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. The hinges are all fully sound. Very fresh, bright, and clean. Appears free of foxing. Some general rubs / abrasion. Internal hinge paper separating in some volumes. Tide marks on rear of miscellaneous covers. This is an exceptional set. Complete in 40 volumes. 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… Read More
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. Illustrated. Near Folio. Complete in 3 large volumes

by Shakespeare, William

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FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING of this edition of Shakespeare. E
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New York: Johnson Fry & Company, [Frontispiece dated 1859. Set appears to be attributed to 1856 - 1861.]. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING of this edition of Shakespeare. Edited by an eminent American Shakespearian scholar, as stated on the title pages [Richard Grant White]. The complete works of Shakespeare from the original text: carefully collated and compared with the editions of Halliwell, Knight, and Collier: with historical and critical introductions, and notes to each play; and a life of the great dramatist by Charles Knight. Edited by an eminent American Shakespearian scholar. Illustrated with new and finely executed steel engravings, chiefly portraits in character of celebrated American actors. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Thick beveled covers. These are large and heavy books. Weighing roughly 5 pounds each. Near folio-sized, at 11 inches tall. These take up 6 inches of shelf space. Illustrated with steel engraved plates. Printed on thick quality paper. Columned text. Dual ruled… Read More
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THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING. Leather Set. Complete in 27 volumes

by Irving, Washington

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KNICKERBOCKER EDITION
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New York: G. P. Putnams & Son, [Title pages not dated. This set is circa 1870.]. KNICKERBOCKER EDITION. Complete in 27 volumes. (23 volumes plus the final 4 volumes being the Life, Letters, Biographies and Miscellanies.) Author's Revised Edition. Contains all of Irving's works, histories, biographies, tales and accounts of travel, including Knickerbocker's History of New York, Life of Washington, Life of Columbus, Sketch Book, and Astoria. With Life and Letters in three volumes + Biographies and Miscellanies in one volume. Complete in 27 volumes. Bound in calf leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper. Rag style paper wide margins. Engraved plates protected in tissue. Beveled edges. 35 inches of shelf space. 7 3/8 inches tall. In VERY GOOD condition. Very fresh, the leather is supple. All the hinges are fully attached, although Washington volume two has been archivally reattached. General external rubs and abrasion. Near free… Read More
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS. Library Set. Fireside Edition. Complete in 22 volumes

THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS. Library Set. Fireside Edition. Complete in 22 volumes

by Dickens, Charles

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FIRESIDE EDITION
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London: Chapman & Hall, [No date, circa 1900.]. FIRESIDE EDITION. Complete in 22 volumes, as stated on the half title pages. Gilded spines. Top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Illustrated with full page plates. 7.5 inches tall. Slightly over 28 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. Very fresh and well preserved. The hinges are 100% fully attached. These are very tightly bound, very fresh and clean internally. No foxing, some slight browning. No writing, these are exceptionally fresh and well preserved. Only some light external shelf rubs. This is an exceptional set of Charles Dickens' works. Complete in 22 volumes, with all of Dickens' works, as stated on the half-title pages. This is a gorgeous set in exceptional condition, 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. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during… Read More
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LEVER. Leather set. Complete in 37 volumes
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES LEVER. Leather set. Complete in 37 volumes

by Lever, Charles

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COPYRIGHT EDITION, Limited to 1000 Sets
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London: Downey & Company, Ltd., 1897 - 1899. COPYRIGHT EDITION, Limited to 1000 Sets. Complete in 37 volumes, which is standard for this edition. The Copyright Edition. Title pages are printed in red and black. With numerous etched plates by Phiz. 37 volumes is standard for The Copyright Edition and includes all of Lever's works. Bound in quality morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. The top edges are gilded. Printed on thick quality rag paper. Heavily illustrated with full page plates. Wide margins. Near free of foxing, but for the first few pages. Well over 65 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple. The hinges are all strongly attached and sound. There is some general shelf wear and abrasion. This is an exceptional set. Anglo-Irish novelist Charles Lever was a famous Victorian author. He was the cause of Charles Dickens's prematurely publishing Great Expectations in All the Year Round because Lever's A Day's Ride was driving down sales of Dickens's… Read More
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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 CHARLES DICKENS. Gilded Victorian Bindings. Library set. Complete in 15 volumes

by Dickens, Charles

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New York: George Routledge, [No date, circa 1880.]. Gilded Victorian Bindings. Gilded spines. Illustrated with full page plates. 7.5 inches tall. These take up over 26.5 inches shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. The hinges are all 100% fully attached. Some internal hinge paper separation. Page browning. Some general wear / usage rubs. David Copperfield with overextended and torn end papers, and wanting the front end paper. These display beautifully. This is a gorgeous Victorian collection of Dickens' works. Complete in 15 volumes. 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 of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.
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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 FRANCIS PARKMAN. History of America. West... Leather Set. Complete in 12 volumes
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THE WORKS OF FRANCIS PARKMAN. History of America. West... Leather Set. Complete in 12 volumes

by Parkman, Francis

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Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1893 - 1894. Bound in quality morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines. Raised hubs. The top edges are gilded. Marbled end papers. Printed on quality paper, with wide margins. Large font. Fold outs. VERY GOOD condition. Supple leather. The hinges are fully attached. Internally, these are very fresh, and appear free of foxing. There is an early bookplate. No writing. Fold out maps are fully intact. This is an exceptional set, produced from the highest quality materials. This set displays beautifully. Francis Parkman (September 16, 1823 November 8, 1893) was an American historian, best known as author of The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life and his monumental seven-volume France and England in North America. These works are still valued as history and especially as literature, although the biases of his work have met with criticism. He was also a leading horticulturist, briefly a Professor of Horticulture at Harvard University. This set would make… Read More
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THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING. Sunnyside Edition. Leather Set. Complete in 28 volumes
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THE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING. Sunnyside Edition. Leather Set. Complete in 28 volumes

by Irving, Washington

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SUNNYSIDE EDITION
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New York: G. P. Putnam and Sons, 1868. SUNNYSIDE EDITION. Complete in 28 volumes. (Volume 19 contains The Miscellanies, with an additional 5 volumes on Washington, and 4 volumes of Life and Letters, therefore complete in 28 volumes, with all of Irving's works.) Sunnyside Edition. The Author's Revised Edition. Bound in the highest quality leather bindings. Raised hubs. Gilded spines. Marbled edges and end papers. 7.5 inches tall. Approximately 37 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. The leather is very supple and fresh. The hinges are all 100% fully attached. Printed on quality paper that is fresh, bright, and clean. Appears free of foxing. No writing or previous signs of ownership. Some light general shelf rubs/wear. This is a gorgeous set. Small piece of paper stuck to rear cover of Mahomet and Astoria, not visible on the shelf. This is a beautiful 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… Read More
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS. National Library edition. Complete 40 volume set

by Dickens, Charles

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NATIONAL LIBRARY EDITION. EDITION DE LUXE. #156/1000
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New York: National Library Company, [No date, circa 1900.]. NATIONAL LIBRARY EDITION. EDITION DE LUXE. #156/1000. Complete in 40 volumes. Bound in thick cloth bindings. These are exceptionally durable bindings. Gilded spines. Printed on quality paper. Large font. Full page plates. Color frontisplates protected in tissue. Red and black title pages. These are very large books at 9 inches tall. 50 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. These are very fresh, bright, and clean. The hinges are 100% fully attached. Internal hinges are extra reinforced. Near free of any trace of foxing. No writing. Early name in a few volumes. The pages are uncut and unread. Some light general shelf wear. An impressive 40 volume collection of Dickens' Works. 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 WORKS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. Leather Set. Complete in 7 volumes

by Wordsworth, William

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Aldine Edition Of The British Poets
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London: George Bell & Son, 1892. Aldine Edition Of The British Poets. Complete in 7 volumes, as stated on the title pages. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Gilded spines with raised hubs. The top edges are gilded. Engraved frontis protected by tissue. Fold out. 6 3/4 inches tall. 8.5 inches shelf space. In excellent condition. The hinges are all attached, although starting, with some that have been archivally reattached. Some general rubs/wear. Printed on quality paper that is free of foxing. Early armorial bookplate. The front end paper is name clipped on volume 7. The front end paper is lacking on volume 5. This set is from the Aldine Edition of the British Poets. Bound and signed by the prestigious Root and Son bindery. William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads. Wordsworth's magnum opus is generally… Read More
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THE WORKS OF WILLIAM ROBERTSON. HISTORY OF AMERICA, INDIA, SCOTLAND... Leather set. Complete in 12 volumes

by Robertson, William

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London: Printed For Cadell and Davies; et al..., 1817. Robertson's Works; to which is prefixed an account of his life and his writings. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded spines with raised hubs. Dual ruled framing to the covers. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper with wide margins. 8.5 inches tall. These take up a little over 12 inches of shelf space. In excellent condition. The hinges are all strongly attached and held extra firm by underlying cords, some starting. Leather still supple, some general rubs/wear. An early bookplate. Printed on quality paper that is near free of any trace of foxing. Complete in 12 volumes. Bound in the highest quality, full leather bindings. Robertson's complete works: History of Scotland 1542-1603 (1759), History of Charles V (1769), History of America (1777) and The Knowledge which the Ancients had of India (1791). He is most famous for his History of Charles V. Robertson is a famous historian, and an important part of any collection.… Read More
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES DICKENS. Library Set. Complete in 30 volumes

by Dickens, Charles

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New York: P. F. Collier & Son, [No date, circa 1900.]. Bound in red cloth bindings. Gilded spines. Printed on thick quality paper. With wide margins. Full page plates. 8 inches tall. Over 37 inches of shelf space. VERY GOOD condition. Very fresh, bright, and clean. Only some light external rubs. The hinges are 100% fully attached. These are fresh, bright, and clean. Printed on thick quality paper, free of foxing. No writing or previous signs of ownership. 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 of such intent requested. Please contact us with any inquiries.
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