Lady Montague 1861 Bohn 2 vol. leather set lovely gilt books 6 engraved printsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, In Two Volumes, by W. Moy Thomas. 1861, London, Henry G. Bohn.
In handsome and well preserved period 1/2 grained morocco leather bindings.
Spine ornately gilt decorated with raised bands, marbled paper covers and end papers, top edge gilt. illustrated with six finely engraved plates.
Attractive shelf appeal. Joints a bit scuffed, front hinge cracked but still sound, tight and clean internally. Fine age patina, a lovely antiquarian set.
Books measure: 8 3/4" H X 6 1/4" W.
Set along shelf measures: 3 1/4".