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London: Chapman and Hall, 1929. 40 volumes. Thick 8vos, beautifully bound by Bayntun in full burgundy morocco, highly ornate gilt-stamped covers and spines with raised bands (several volumes have minor damage at spine ends, and several volumes have neat repairs to front joints); uncut edges, marbled endpapers and doublures, top edge gilt. London: Chapman and Hall, 1929. Very good(+). An exquisite set which includes 2 volumes of the "Letters and Speeches" and John Forster's "The Life of Charles Dickens" also.....
Philadelphia. 40 volumes bound in 20. Illustrations with lettered tissue guards.Thick 8vo, 3/4 burgundy morocco over marbled boards, ornately gilt spines, top edges gilt, tops some spines neatly repaired. Philadelphia: John D. Morris & Co., n.d. [ca. 1900]. A handsome set. Very good (+). Number 478 of 1000 copies.
London: Smith Elder, 1878. Complete set in 6 volumes. Thick 8vos, attractively bound by Zaehnsdorf in contemporary 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards; gilt decorated spines, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. London: Smith, Elder & Co. & George Routledge & Henry Frowde & Clarendon Press, 1878-1903. First & second editions in matched bindings. Volume I: Henry VIII - A.D. 1529-1537. Volume II: Henry VIII - A.D. 1538-1547 & Edward VI - A.D. 1547, 1548. Volume III: Edward VI - A.D......
London: Nimmo, 1888. Edited and revised by Robert Lowe. Illustrated with 50 copperplate portraits and 80 wood engravings. 3 volumes. Thick 4tos, beautifully rebound in 3/4 maroon morocco, with elaborate gilt-decorated spines, uncut edges. London: John C. Nimmo. 1888. Near fine. One of only 300 numbered copies with the 50 portraits given in duplicate, one on Japanese and the other on plate paper as India proofs.
London: Miller, 1810. 3 volumes, Copperplate vignettes on title pages. 595pp., 614pp., 598pp., double column, tall 8vo, polished calf, ornately gilt spines, black leather spine labels (boards crackled and quite darkened at edges, hinges strengthened, corners worn). London: William Miller, 1810. Very good.
London: Longman, 1812. 3 volumes. bound in 4. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 tan calf, leather spine labels, marbled boards, edges & endpapers (lightly rubbed). London: Longman, 1812. Very good (+). Historical and critical memoirs of British and Irish dramatic writers and actors, listed alphabetically. Compiled by David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed and Stephen Jones.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908. Over 150 illustrations including hand-colored frontispieces in double-suite. The illustrations reproduce original drawings by Charles Brock, Frederick Pegram, Ambrose Dudley and others, as well as photogravures by D.E. Walmsley. 25 volumes. Octavo, contemporary 3/4 brown rushed morocco, elaborately gilt spines with raised bands; marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut and largely unopened. A fine set. Splendid large-paper edition of Eliot's writings, number 246 of only 750 sets.
Philadelphia: History Company, 1899. 8 volumes. Numerous illustrations with 16 color plates including a few maps and a few double page chromo lithographs by H. A. Ogden. Tall 8vo, 3/4 brown morocco, marbled boards and edges, decoratively gilt spines (slight wear on a few spines). Philadelphia: History Company, (1899). Very good (+).
Llos Angeles: Sanderson Whitten, 1899. 8 vols. Profusely illustrated with maps, charts, portraits, historic scenes and a series of polychromatic plates. Large 8vo, 3/4 red leather over marbled boards; marbled end-papers; spines gilt. Los Angeles: Sanderson Whitten, (1900). Edition de luxe, limited to 500- numbered copies.