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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes.

Auction:
2819T
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$984$800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2819T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes. Including: Louis Adolphe Thiers's History of the Consulate and the Empire of France under Napoleon, London: Chatto & Windus, 1893, in twelve octavo volumes, illustrated, bound in uniform half dark blue sheepskin, spines decorated with gilt tooling; The Writings of Thomas Bailey Aldrick, Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press, 1897, with an added final volume dated 1907, nine octavo volumes, bound in uniform half blue morocco, spines gilt; and three odd volumes from a Riverside Press fifteen-volume set of the works of Hawthorne, in full green morocco, volumes I, VIII, and X. (24)
Estimate $300-500


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Louis Adolphe Thiers, France, London, Thomas Bailey Aldrick, Riverside Press

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