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Thomas De Quincey Writings in 22 Volumes +2 RARE Ticknor English Opium Eater
Thomas De Quincey's Writings published by Ticknor from 1851-1869 in the 22 volumes, apparently complete within this edition. Bound in brown cloth with decorative impressions to the boards and gilted lettering to the spine. All are presumed to be first (and only) editions of this particular publishing venture, which was undertaken during de Quincey's lifetime. Additionally included is a two volume biography by H.A. Page entitled De Quincey's Life and Writings issued by Scribner and Armstrong in 1877. I have attempted to the best of my ability to review each individual volume and parlay condition issues - - first and foremost there are issues which are pertinent to all volumes in varying degrees which are: Minor loss of cloth to the head and foot of spine, former owners name neatly in script at the head of the title page, small bookseller sticker from Ives and Street at the front interior board, rubbing to the cloth at the corners and edges, fraying to the tips of the corners of the cloth, various degrees of fading to the cloth, some amount of foxing (often only to a couple of pages) and age toning to interiors. There may be condition issues which are not included in the above or following descriptions such as a minor stain here or there, a small tear here or there, etc. When a book is described in the following as "clean" it must be noted that this is a relative statement, these books being over 150 years old... Make sure to note that some of the volumes have water damage and are noted as such below. see pictures for an understanding of the extent. For more pictures or any o … [Click Below for Full Description]
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