Bulwer Lytton Works 6 vol. set gorgeous leather set limited edition Rienzi HaroldBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Set of six (6) decorative volumes from a larger collected works series. Limited to 1,000 copies, this set #190. Titles found below.
The Works of Edward Bulwer Lytton.
Published 1892, Boston by Estes and Lauriat.
Six volumes, each c. 450 pages. Text in English. Frontis engravings and plates protected by original tissue guards. With the fine custom library bookplate of Veryl Preston.
Beautiful period 1/2 grained morocco leather binding, raised and gilt bands, compartments richly decorated in gilt, title and author in gilt. Cloth covers. Marbled end papers. Edges slightly deckled. One volume has a tiny chip at the spine base, so small it is easy to miss and almost invisible to the eye when the books are on a shelf. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents clean and bright. Beautiful antiquarian books that retains a lovely shelf appearance.
The following titles are included in this lot:
The Last of the Barons (2 Volumes).
Harold, the Last of the Saxon Kings (2 Volumes).
Rienzi, the Last of the Roman Tribunes. (2 Volumes).
Books measure: 8 3/4" H X 6" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 9".