THE CASQUET OF LITERARY GEMS. (4 VOLS) " Orient Pearls At Random Strung, "

By: Whitelaw Alex. (editor)

Price: $140.25

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


ENGLISH Language; Fancy Binding; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; WHITELAW Alex edits The Casquet of Literary Gems (c1820) no date. Glasgow, London. Four vols bound in full calf with dark brown, light brown and elaborate gilt spines with seven raised bands. Vol II has a chip from the brown spine label while vol IV is missing a substantial part of the same label. Vol II is missing the book number label. Text blocks are solid and are gilt all around. Ovrall condition is very nice with hinges sound, gilding bright and only minor shelf rubbing. This is not to be confused with the set of six issued at a later date and eited by Charles Gibbon. Pp 386, 362, 374 and 374. Illustrated frontis's. Light foxing of frontis's. A number of b/w full page plates of different paper from the frontis's are quite clean. There are around 100 different authors in each book and double that number of writings. Albert Calman, NY bookplate. Fancy binding.

Title: THE CASQUET OF LITERARY GEMS. (4 VOLS) " Orient Pearls At Random Strung, "

Author Name: Whitelaw Alex. (editor)

Categories: LITERATURE,

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son: 1820

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 6552