Item #605565 The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier [9 volumes bound in 18]. John Greenleaf Whittier.
The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier [9 volumes bound in 18]
The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier [9 volumes bound in 18]
The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier [9 volumes bound in 18]

The Works of John Greenleaf Whittier [9 volumes bound in 18]

Houghton Mifflin, 1892. First Thus. Leather Binding. Used - Like New. Item #605565

A simply stunning set in magnificent bindings. The 9 originals volumes have been bound in 18 by the Riverside Press bindery (stamped at front). The bindings are a rich, vibrant red 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, the spines have raised bands and elegant gilt tiling, the top edges are gilt, and the endpapers are marbled, other edges are uncut. This is a fine, crisp set with only the slightest hints of wear. The set is illustrated with photogravures and steel engravings, and each of the 9 original volumes (Parts I of each of these paired volumes), have hand-colored frontispieces (9 in all). This is copy #174 of 750 numbered sets, printed on heavy handmade paper. This set has outstanding shelf presence.

Price: $3,000.00

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