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Decorative Bindings, Approximately Fifty Volumes.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1145
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Approximately Fifty Volumes. Octavo volumes bound in half leather, with gilt-decorated and lettered spines, consisting of a set of the works of Wordsworth, another of Washington Irving, and other miscellaneous volumes, occupying approximately 5 feet of shelf space. (50)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Washington Irving, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Paper art

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