London: George Barrie, 1900-1905. First Thus. 18 Volumes; Octavos in Red leather with tooled gilt designs on spine and boards; Marbled end papers; All edges gilt; Printed on Japanese vellum; Some wear the the edges, some corners bumped and beginning to fray, Light scuffing to spines; Bindings tight, text blocks clean, all etchings clear and clean with titled tissue leaves intact; Numbered 56 of a limited edition of 100 printed on Japanese vellum. Set is 18 Volumes, including Volumes 2-10 of Series One [D'Angouleme's Heptameron, 2 volumes; Montesquieu's Persian Letters, 2 Volumes; Rousseau's The Confessions, 2 Volumes; and Rabelais' Gargantua & Pantagruel, 2 Volumes] and Volumes 1-10 of Series 2 [Voltaire's Prose Romances, 3 Volumes; Lesage's Gil Blas of Santillana; and Cervantes' Don Quxote, 4 Volumes]. Missing is the two volume set of the Decameron from Series One. Shelved above Case 6. NOTE: Set is heavy, please contact us for expedited and international shipping. AS consignment.
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Paris: Chez Crapart, Caille et Ravier, 1802. 16mo; Fair/no-DJ; 1/4 bound brown leather binding with gilt text; rare edition; 5 volumes; boards have heavy wear to exterior; rubbed edges; textured exterior to boards; some cracking to spine exteriors; moderate wear to edges; text blocks marbled; frontispiece; cracking to gutters; previous owner's name in light pencil to title pages; illustrated; previous bookshop's label to front pastedown of vol. 1; interiors clean; French text.
Paris: Furne et Cie, 1846. First Thus. 4 Quarto Set; G+; Red leather spines with gilt lettering; Marbled boards; Sewn in silk bookmark; Wear to boards, mostly at edges and corners, some light fraying beginning at the corners, some rubbing, staining to the spines; Pages are toned and foxed throughout; Binding tight; SHELVED: Above US history; 4 volume set. Set is heavy: Please contact us for international or priority shipping.
New York: Brentano's, Inc., 1928. Octavo; pp 1034; VG-/no-DJ; burgundy spines with gilt text to paper labels; 2 Volumes; original publisher's cloths have mild wear to exterior; gilt borders and imprint to fronts; mild spots to front of vol. 2; light wear to corners; lightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks show slight age toning to exterior edges; top edges gilt; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns; frontispieces; interior clean; illustrated; very good condition;.