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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works of John Fiske in Twenty-four Volumes.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
135
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Works of John Fiske in Twenty-four Volumes. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1902.
Octavo volumes, limited edition set number 214 of 1,000 copies printed; uniformly bound in half red polished morocco with attractive gilt tooling on spines; appearance is good from spines, some water damage to a board or two, 8 3/4 x 5 3/4 in., occupying approximately 3 feet of shelf space. (24)
Estimate $300-500


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Cambridge, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Fiske, Graphic design, John Fiske, Octavo, Paper art, Spine

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