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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Washington Irving's Works in Twenty-seven Volumes, Sunnyside Edition.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
251
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Washington Irving's Works in Twenty-seven Volumes, Sunnyside Edition. Octavo volumes uniformly bound in half tan calf with two lettering pieces, a mix of imprints, volumes 1-17, Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1870s, volumes 18-27, New York: Putnam's, 1860s. (27)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

lippincott, American literature, Knickerbocker Group, Romanticism, Washington Irving, Philadelphia

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