Golden Treasury 1913 Palgrave Morrell morocco leather book bindings 2 v. set A+Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Golden Treasury, Series 1 & 2, by Francis T. Palgrave.
1913, London, MacMillan and Co., Ltd.
In beautiful and well preserved period full crushed morocco leather bindings. Signed bindings by Morrell Binder, London.
Dark brown crushed morocco leather, raised bands, gilt title, beautiful intricate filigree patterned turn-ins, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Pictorial title pages.
Fresh and attractive, with great shelf appeal. Trivial rubbing, spines gently uniformly light toned to chocolate color. Overall fresh and nearly as issued inside and out.
Splendid age patina, a lovely antiquarian set with the beautiful custom early bookplates laid in of the sophisticated and wealthy owner Hilda Rice Ayer..
Books measure: 6" H X 4 1/4" W.
Set along shelf measures: 1 5/8"