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The Aldine Edition of the British Poets: Complete 53 Volume Set (Zaehnsdorf Binding)
William Pickering. LEATHER BOUND. B002J7OUTY William Pickering; London, 1839-1852. Hardcover. Complete 53 Volume Set. Very Good, 6 1/2 inches tall, tan uniformly full leather-bound, 5 raised bands, 6 compartments, gilt ruled boards, Aldine Poets and Volume number in gilt on second to top compartment, poet name and individual Volume number in gilt on third to top compartment, all other compartments gilt ruled/embossed decorative design, TEG with only light blemishes, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers/pastedowns, purple ribbon marker, tight binding, starting hinges, lightly sunned pages, light age spotting to text block edges/some front and back matters, moderate wear/rub marks to board corners/spine, some rub marks and discoloration to boards, some moisture damage to front/rear board Vol.37, quarter sized moisture stains to rear board Vol.28, moisture stains to top and bottom front board Vol.23, moisture stain to bottom corner of rear board Vol. 4, moderate foxing/age spotting to board of Vol. 1, 22, 44, 48, 35 and 46, front board corners frayed Vol.18, small abrasion to rear board Vol. 16. Still a nice, clean unmarked set. Spines nice with good shelf appear. 8vo[octavo or approx. 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches]. Volumes include: Chaucer (6); Dryden (5); Spenser (5); Swift (3); Burns (3); Young (2); Cowper (3); Charles Churchill (3); Thomson (2); Pope (3); Milton (3); Butler (2); Prior (2); and single volumes of each of the following: Henry Howard (Earl of Surrey); Shakespeare; Falconer; Kirk White; Goldsmith; Beattie; Parnell; Akenside; Collins; Thomas Gray; and Sir Thomas Wyatt. We … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Lavendier Books [N Scituate, RI, U.S.A.]

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