Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set
Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set Principles of Sociology Social Darwinism 1897 Herbert Spencer 4 v. leather set
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The Principles of Sociology - Volume I & 2 (complete in a single vol.), by Herbert Spencer.
Published 1897, New York by D. Appleton and Company.
1 volume. 446 pages total. Text in English.

The Principles of Sociology - Volume II- 1, 2 & 3 (complete), by Herbert Spencer.
Published 1897, New York by D. Appleton and Company.
3 Volumes. Text in English.

Total of four (4) books. Each work complete unto itself.

Period 1/2 leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt title lettering, marbled covers, top edges gilt. Some page edges still uncut as issued. 

Books remain clean, tight, and sound. 

Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, paper toned, largely free of age spotting.

Binding leather slightly scuffed with scattered old staining, joints scuffed, small chipping at spine heads and cover tips, some dry spots, spines uniformly browned to pleasing color, leather still supple.

Set remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. 

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Books Measure c. 8 1/8" H x 5 1/2" W.
Set Along the Shelf Measures: 6".

[B1188].