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20 volumes in 10. Hardbacks, Demy 8vo. 7 x 5 inches. Quarter bound in light brown polished calf leather with marbled paper boards. Light and dark brown leather spine labels lettered and numbered in gilt. With raised banding and gilt decorations to spines. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Spines faded, rubbing to edges, corners and ends of spines. Some small chips to top ends of spines. Bookplates to front endpapers “W. Carnelley, Fallowfield, Manchester.” No penned inscriptions. Inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. A very nice set. Profusely illustrated with B&W illustrated chapter headings, tailpieces, portraits and figures within text. With 20 full-page frontis plates. Incl.: Eminent Astronomers/ Pearls and Pearl-Fisheries/ The Crusades/ Poetical Sections/ etc, etc.
Title: Chambers’s Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts. New and Revised Edition. Set of 20 Volumes Bound in 10 Books.
Categories: Illustrated Books,
Publisher: London and Edinburgh, W. & R. Chambers, 1869:
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Seller ID: 82222
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