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Chefs-d'Oervue du Roman Contemporain 16 Vols 1897 Ltd Ed of 1k Japanese Vellum
Condition: Very Good. Nice 1897 16 volume set of books entitled, "Chef-d'Oervue du Roman Contemporain" printed by George Barrie & Sons for your collection or library. See item description and pics below. Chefs-d'Oervue du Roman Contemporain 16 Volumes 1897 to 1900 Ltd Ed Set of 1k Broken Set From Estate of Descendant of Ralph Oliver Durrell Printed on Japanese Vellum George Barrie & Son Philadelphia Item Description Here is a nice 16 volume set of books (broken set, there were 20 volumes originally) about Romantists and Realists for your buying consideration. Would make a great gift for a special occasion, or keep for yourself! Very nice set of books here. Entitled, "Chefs-d'Oervue du Roman Contemporain, Romanticists & Realists". The books were issued in 1897 to 1900 by George Barrie and Sons of Philadelphia, PA. This was a limited edition set of 1,000 copies printed on Japanese Vellum paper that were only printed for subscribers. This was set number 659. Interesting, we see what looks like 679 in a couple of the books as well. The books were printed in 1897 thru 1900. Abundant well done etchings throughout all the books that have an onion skin page over them. The books have the very nicely done owners label of a Ralph Oliver Durrell. He was from the Cambridge, MA area of MA, a senior buyer for the family business of Brown-Durrell Company. He died at the age of 41 on a train going back to New York after business in Los Angeles. This attractive selection of late nineteenth century French literature is as follows (the books noted in blue and bold are not with this set; Bohem … [Click Below for Full Description]
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