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The only thing better than one rare and antique book is two or more rare and antique books in a single multi-volume set. Biblio has several booksellers that offer multi-volume sets of rare and antique books, and many of them can be found in the rare multi-volume book sets in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Some of the multi-volume book sets were originally published as multi-volume sets, and other multi-volume sets feature multiple works by the same author that were published post mortem. Browse below for some fantastic books that will be sure to take up space in your rare and antique book collection.

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The Construction of Buildings (set of 5 volumes)

The Construction of Buildings (set of 5 volumes)

by Barry, Robin

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  • Fine
  • Paperback
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Reprint
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Paperback
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Rutherglen, Victoria
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Oxford: Blackwell Scientific Publications Volume 1: Foundations and Oversite Concrete: Walls, Floors, Roofs (1991, 5th edition reprint, 188 pages). Volume 2: Windows, Doors, Fires, Stairs, Finishes (1992 4th edition, 154 pages). Volume 3: Single Storey Frames, Shells and Lightweight Coverings (1987 3rd edition metric, published by Collins, 96 pages). Volume 4: Foundations, Steel Frames, Concrete Frames, Floors, Wall Claddings (1992 3rd edition reprint, 139 pages. Volume 5: Supply and Discharge Services (1990 2nd edition reprint, 136 pages). Each volume has an index. Pictorial card wrappers. . Reprint. Soft Cover. Fine.
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The Works of Charles Dickens [Illustrated Library Edition] complete in 26 volumes(1860-1870),...
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The Works of Charles Dickens [Illustrated Library Edition] complete in 26 volumes(1860-1870), including: Pickwick Papers, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist, Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, Christmas Books

by Charles Dickens

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Very good
Edition
Illustrated Library Edition
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Hardcover
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Chapman & Hall, London, 1860's-1870's. Illustrated Library Edition. Hardcover. Very good/No jacket. VGC.Chapman & Hall, London ,1860's-1870's.Illustrated Library Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens in complete 26 octavo volumes(I to XXVI).This set was reissued between 1861 and 1874 with illustrations and was called the Illustrated Library Edition.Hardbacks(marbled front and back covers, gilt lettering to the spine) bound in mainly contemporary half leather(four volumes are in more recent half leather, small nicks and dents on the edges of the covers and spines) in VGC. Illustrated with many b/w plates.Nice and clean pages with small ink marks,creases and nicks on the edges of the pages,small foxing marks inside some of the pages, pages 49-50 in volume I are slightly loose, previous owner's name written on a sticker inside the front cover of each book except for 4 volumes, marbled endpapers and edges of the pages. The front cover of volume XII has come loose but is repairable. Illustrations by… Read More
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DIE NATURLICHE MAGIE [Natural Magic], aus allerhand belustigenden und nuetzlichen Kunststuecken...

DIE NATURLICHE MAGIE [Natural Magic], aus allerhand belustigenden und nuetzlichen Kunststuecken bestehend .. [2nd Title:] Johann Nikolaus Martius UNTERRICHT IN DER NATURLICHEN MAGIE .. vollig umgearbeitet von Johann Christian Wiegleb. Mit Kupfern. Zweyte und vermehrte Auflage.

by Wiegleb, Johann Christian (1732-1800) & Johann N. Martius

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  • good
  • Hardcover
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Used - Good
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Hardcover
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Blockley, Gloucestershire
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Berlin & Stettin: Friedrich Nicolai 2nd augmented edition, 1782. Hardcover. Good. Folding plates (11 of 12) illustrating scientific devices, magical tricks, experiments and games. . Octavo 3/4 calf (rebacked edges worn covers rubbed). Two titlepages facing each other +[22]pp (Preface & Contents) +48pp Prof. J.P. Eberhard's Discourse at Halle on Magic +76pp Electrical devices, pp77-144 Magnetic, 145-180 Optical, 181-280 Chemical, 281-330 Mechanical, 331-354 Mathematical, 355-398 Household, 399-488 Card tricks, 449-461 Chess/Solitaire games +[6]pp Index +11 of 12 numbered folding copperplates (Lacks Plate X Electrical devices - supplied in facsimile). *Wiegleb's extensive revision and expansion of the German translation of J.N. Martius Dissertatio Inauguralis Physico-medica de Magia Naturali (1st ed. Erfurt 1700). This volume is the first in a series of eventually 20 volumes published 1782-1805.
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Bulwer's Works -24 volumes

Bulwer's Works -24 volumes

by Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Fair/Poor
Edition
The Lord Litton Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Cashiers, North Carolina
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24 Volumes. 1885-1888. J.P. Lippincott Company. Boards are marbled with tan corners and along spine side. Spine is tan with 5 segments; dark red and black titles. Inside boards, endpages and foredges also marbled. Boards show substantial edgewear. Spines are worn - four of the volumes have chips out and are partially detahched on one side. Hinges intact but fragile. pages are tanned with nage, no foxing, a couple of volumes have foredge stains. Text is clean and unmarked.
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Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections (complete 12 volumes)
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Oriental Ceramics: The World's Great Collections (complete 12 volumes)

by Pope, John Alexander; Koyama, Fujio (editors)

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  • good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Hardcover
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Kodansha International Ltd, Tokyo, 1980 Book. Good. Hardcover. English text; Hardcover (cloth without dust jacket - as issued. In splicase.); Used books. The 11 volume set is in good condition with minor scuffs and signs of wear in the slipcases and hardcover cloths. The spines are slightly faded as usual (volume 11 - Metropolitan Museum is slightly more faded then the other volumes). Volume 5 (British Museum) and volume 9 (Freer Gallery of Art) show minor wear marks on the top of the slipcase. Far Eastern Ceramics is in very good condition showing minor signs of shelf wear, namely some marks on the front and back cover. The ribbon bookmark is slightly scuffed on the bottom. The interior of all volumes is as new.; A milestone in international ceramic documentation, this series is a brilliant presentation of the oriental ceramics collections of the world's major museums. Originally published by Kodansha in 1975 as a limited deluxe 12 volume set, this critically acclaimed and now scarce masterpiece… Read More
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The Remembrancer
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The Remembrancer: Or, Impartial Repository of Public Events. Part I [and Part II] For the Year 1776

by (John Almon)

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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1776. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 2 volumes. Very Good. 8vo. Modern ½-leather-backed marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine. London: Printed for J. Almon. Rare untrimmed set of John Almons record of the events of the American Revolution as they occurred, including the first printing in Britain of the Declaration of Independence. (Church 1115, Sabin 955, and Howes A-182). There is no better contemporary source for the events of the American Revolution. Church describes the importance of The Remembrancer as follows: One of the chief and most reliable sources of information regarding the revolution. It is a veritable mine of information, containing every authentic paper relative to the American Revolution, whether published in England or America, by the British Ministry or the American Congress, and is even today the original authority from which much of our information is obtained. The collection has a sympathetic leaning towards the cause of the colonists, or at least against the course pursued by the… Read More
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Encyclopædia, or, A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature : constructed on...
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Vol I: 799p, 31 pl. [i]; Vol. II: 799p, 60 pl. Pp 594-600 tear into text without loss; Vol III: 806p, 20pl.; Vol IV. 793p, 26 pl.; Vol V: 807p, 24 pl.; Vol VI: 794p, 22 pl.; Vol VII: 797p, 38 pl. Neatsfoot oil stained pages,; Vol VIII: 800p, 18 pl.; Vol IX: 800p, 31 pl. lacking plate 260; Vol X: 788p, 22 pl.; Vol XI:814p, 19 pl. Several neatsfoot oil stained pages, plate 299 bound in Vol XII on page 78; Vol XII: 799p, 35 pl.; Vol XIII: 799p, 32 pl.Deep neatsfoot oil stains to fore edge, ; Vol XIV: 797p, 16 pl.Initial and last pages with neatsfoot oil stains ; Vol XV: 799p, 41 pl. Several pages detached but present; plates 433-434 bound in Vol XVI; Vol XVI: 799p, 12 pl.; Vol XVII: 827p, 37 pl.Several pages detached but present,; Vol XVIII: 945p, 59 pl. 486 placed at end. Despite internal oddities, a handsome set in the original sturdy calf. Sabin 22555
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Works of Edgar Allan Poe
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Works of Edgar Allan Poe

by Edgar Allan Poe

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  • Acceptable
  • Hardcover
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Used - Acceptable
Binding
Hardcover
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Cashiers, North Carolina
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Harper and Brothers circa 1915. All ten volumes are in fair condition with dark green cloth boards with decorative gilt spines. Texts are clean and unmarked. Boards are sturdy. Bindings in Volumes II and IV are weakening and Volume I shows slight separation. Covers show some stains and fading. Edge wear is primarily at spines. Gilt lettering and decoration on spines is faded.
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Le Spectacle de la Nature
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Le Spectacle de la Nature: Ou Entretiens sur les particularites de l'Histoire Naturelle qui ont paru les plus propres a rendre les Jeunes Gens curieux, et a leur former l'esprit.

by Noel-Antoine Pluche

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
1st
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Hardcover
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Tokyo, Tokyo
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Complete set of this portable edition of Abbe Pluche's popular work on natural history for children, first published in 1732 and reprinted many times. First edition in 12mo, published in An 11 of the French Revolution (1803).With 61 fine copperplates by Jacques de Seve, including 2 frontispieces, 4 folding celestial maps (illustrator). Plates engraved by Duhamel, Letellier, Racine and Bigani. Vol. 1: 359pp, frontispiece, 5 plates of insects and shells; Vol. 2: 300pp, 5 plates of birds, animals, fish and plants; Vol. 3: 353pp, 7 plates of botany; Vol. 4: 336pp, 10 plates of botany and equipment; Vol 5, 347pp, 21 plates of fish, ships and shells; Vol. 6, 344pp, 3 plates of gems and astrology; Vol.7, 364pp, 8 plates (4 folding) of astrology; Vol. 8, 231pp, frontispiece.With half titles, tables of contents and list of illustrations in each volume. Elaborate gilt decorated spines with red title labels and volume numbers. Some scuffing to boards, but interior fresh and all plates present and free of… Read More
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Golden Book Encyclopedia
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Golden Book Encyclopedia

by Bertha Morris Parker

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
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Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
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Webster, Massachusetts
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1959 Edition of the 16 Volume Children's Golden Book Encyclopedia Set.
Each volume is bound in the publisher's illustrated boards in excellent condition. All bindings are tight with little if any signs of wear, cocking or leaning of the boards.
This children's illustrated encyclopedia set was placed in a young girl's bookcase in 1959 where it sat until July of 2020. There are no bookplates or other condition issues on the set's 1,536 pages. There is evidence of fading on all shelf-side book ends (as shown in last photo) where the books were exposed to light for 60+ years. Three of the volume spines had yellow printing and were most affected. With that exception, each of the 16 volumes is in Fine condition with little or no evidence of wear.
IMPORTANT SHIPPING NOTICE: Since this is a 16 volume set, the shipping quote Biblio lists at closing will not be accurate. Please either contact us prior to purchase for an accurate shipping quote (at our cost). If you prefer, we will contact you after purchase to… Read More
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature
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A History of the Earth and Animated Nature: complete 2 vol set

by Goldsmith, Oliver

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  • Hardcover
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Used - Very Good
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Hardcover
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's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
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Goldsmith, Oliver A History of the Earth and Animated Nature. Glasgow, Edinburgh: Blackie and Son, 1852. 2 volumes, 8vo, modern quarter calfBiologie, Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Natuurlijke historie, Ornithologie, Verzamelwerken - Aantal: 2 - Handgekleurde illustratiesObject: Boek (Meer kavels)Aantal boeken: 2Onderwerp: Biologie, Geïllustreerd, Geschiedenis, Natuurlijke historie, Ornithologie, VerzamelwerkenAuteur/ Illustrator: Oliver GoldsmithBoektitel: A History of the Earth and Animated NatureStaat: Zeer GoedPublicatiejaar oudste item.: 1852Druk: Geïllustreerde drukTaal: EngelsOorspronkelijke taal: JaUitgever: Blackie & Son - Queen St Glasgow, Edinburgh, LondonBand: HalfleerExtra's: Handgekleurde illustratiesAfmetingen: 25,5×16 cm- Oliver Goldsmith- A History of the Earth and Animated Nature - Volume 1 and 2 (complete matching & very handsome set, newly bound, very tight)- Blackie & Son Queen St Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, 1852- Vol I; lxii, 564 pp with a portrait frontispiece and a color… Read More
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THE WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR IN SIX VOLUMES: ADORN'D WITH CUTS
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THE WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR IN SIX VOLUMES: ADORN'D WITH CUTS

by Shakespeare, William

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Used - Very Good+
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Hardcover
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UPLAND, California
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London: Jacob Tonson & Edmund Curl, 1709. Hardcover. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. THE WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR IN SIX VOLUMES: ADORN'D WITH CUTS was published in 1709 by Jacob Tonson & edited by Nicholas Rowe. They are the 1st edition of Shakespeare's plays published after the four folios. These are the first illustrated edition of Shakespeare's plays, 1st edition to indicate acts, scenes & dramatis personae, 1st to provide stage directions, 1st to include a formal biography of Shakespeare. Also includes THE WORKS OF MR. WILLIAM SHAKESPEAR. VOLUME THE SEVENTH. CONTAINING VENUS & ADONIS, TARQUIN & LUCRECE AND HIS MISCELLANY POEMS published in 1710 by Edmund Curll. "The significance of the 'volume the seventh' as has been generally understood, is in the fact that the book was intended as a supplementary volume to be sold to purchasers of the set of Rowe's Works of Shakespeare" (Alden, 1916). This octavo… Read More
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The Heroes Of Olympus (Books 1-5)
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The Heroes Of Olympus (Books 1-5)

by Rick Riordan

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  • Hardcover
  • first
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Used
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First
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Hardcover
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Walcott, Iowa
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Hyperion Books. New York. All volumes in new (very good) dust jackets. Hardcover; 8vo. Complete set of all five books of THE HEROES OF OLYMPUS series in very good/collectible condition.
All volumes are first editions, first printings with the number lines all starting with 1. Book 2 has the Camp Jupiter insert and Book 5 contains the rare EXCLUSIVE Gods vs. Giants Battle Panorama inside the book. Join the demigods as they face their biggest challenges.
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Complete 10 vol set PETER CAPSTICK COLLECTION Derrydale #1487/2500 SIGNED Hunting Memoirs
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Complete 10 vol set PETER CAPSTICK COLLECTION Derrydale #1487/2500 SIGNED Hunting Memoirs: Safari The Last Adventure, Maneaters, Peter Capstick's Africa, Sands of Silence, Death in the Long Grass, Last Horizons, Death in a Lonely Land, Death in the Silent Places, The Last Ivory Hunter

by Peter Hathaway Capstick

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  • as new
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
As New
Edition
Signed Limited Edition #1487 / 2500
Binding
Hardcover
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LaGrange, Georgia
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Rare complete ten volume set. Numbered #1487 / 2500 Limited Editions. All signed by the author. Three volumes contain personal inscriptions by the author. Leather Bound. Silk morie ribbon, raised bands, gold lettering and filigree. All edge gilt. Several volumes contain black and white photographs and/or drawings. A few have color photographs. As New condition. One volume has a faint indication of scuffing / shelf wear to the front cover's gold gilt border, as shown. Otherwise mint or near mint conditions. Shipped with the utmost dispatch. Carefully packaged against mishandling.
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Dramas in Four Volumes [Complete]
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Dramas in Four Volumes [Complete]

by Hugo, Victor (1802-1885)

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Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition #725 of 1000 the Centenary Edition
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DeLand, Florida
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Boston: Dana Estes & Company, 1902. Limited Edition #725 of 1000 the Centenary Edition. Half Leather. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued. Half Dark Green Morocco with three spine bands to marbled boards which match the endpages. The Spine has toned to brown as typical, decorated in floral decorations in gilt and the flowers red, spine bands in gilt geometric patterns. Top edge gilt; with 31 captioned tissue-guarded etchings and photogravures [two of the frontispieces are in color]. From a set of 30. Limited Edition #725 of 1000 the Centenary Edition The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with rubs on the corners and light brush of the leather on the spine bands minor loss; Light handling to spine; some pages unopened (Fore-edge was not cut) Personal bookplates of Frederic Roa. A handsome set. Contents: Volume 1 +++ Hernani +++ The Twin Brothers +++ Angelo +++ Amy Robsart Volume 2 +++ Mary Tudor +++ Ruy Blas +++ Torquemada +++ Esmeralda Volume 3… Read More
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