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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction & The Drama, 8 Vols. Set Complete, Hardco
1892. Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction & The Drama, 8 Vols. Set Complete, Hardcover Book Title: Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction & The Drama, 8 Vols. Set Author(s): The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer; Edited by Marion Harland Publication: Selmar Hess Publishers - NY, Copyright 1892, 1st Edition, 1st Printing Description: Hardcover, olive green cloth bound, gold gilt hot stamping filigree border and title on cover and spine. Illustration of art nouveau in black stamping on center cover, end papers are textured linen feel/type, all edges of pages have gold gilt shimmer. Illustrations include photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures, each are tissue guarded. All lettered tissue guards present on frontispieces, photogravures printe on the hess press (as stated). A stunning set in very good condition. This set covers characters from the great works of Antiquity to the Victorian era of 1890. Several entries have excepts from the novel the character originated from in the description. Each engraving includes a short blurb from the book the character originated from printed on the tissue guard. Light wear, yellowing. Previous owner name present in blue pen. This is an oversized or heavy book and entire set weighs 29 lbs. Condition: Very good, corner bumps, normal age wear and tear. Pls. magnify photos for over-all condition. Notes: Great effort is made to ensure the item is described as accurately as possible. All items are sold AS IS and I encourage you to look at all pictures and ask any questions you may have regarding the item prior to bidding. I am more tha … [Click Below for Full Description]
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