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Decorative Bindings, Three Sets, Approximately Thirty-nine Volumes

Auction:
3066T
Lot:
1452
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Discovery - 3066T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 11, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Three Sets, Approximately Thirty-nine Volumes, including: The Book of History, New York: Grolier Society, [1921], eighteen octavo volumes, bound in half leather, tooled in gilt, the set illustrated throughout; The Novels of Victor Hugo, New York: George H. Richmond & Co., 1892, Holland paper edition, copy number 454 of 1,000 printed, fourteen large quarto volumes bound in uniform half leather; [and] Charles Lever's Military Novels, Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1906, in seven small octavo volumes, half leather, spines damaged; the three sets occupying approximately 4 1/2 feet of shelf space.
Estimate $150-250


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Grolier Society, Richmond & Co., Brown & Co., Victor Hugo, Charles Lever, Netherlands, Book, Book arts, Book design, Book formats, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Leather, Paper, Paper art, Publishing, Quarto, Visual arts

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