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Washington Irving
LEATHER Set;WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING! 1897 LEATHERBOUND ANTIQUARIAN Some Chips
New York: 1897. This set is still bound in the original leather bindings from the Victorian Era (late 1800's). The leather bindings have generalized wear and cracking. The internal hinges are all strong, in that the leather is not structural to the binding strength, but there is external cracking and splitting, especially along the hinge area of the bindings, with some spine lift along the hinge areas, some of which can not be seen in the pictures, and along the spine extremities. The hinges are all strongly attached. This set has a lot of generalized wear and cracking but is still a nice antiquarian library set bound in leather. These are the original bindings. This set is not a good purchase where condition is critical. Still, this is an early antiquarian set of Washington Irving, bound in leather, and has value as such. THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WASHINGTON IRVING!Complete in 15 volumes. Printed 1897. I apologize for not fully inspecting each volume prior to listing. These books are still wrapped in plastic from when they were purchased 20 years ago. I'm going through a warehouse of old books and don't have the time. All hinges are 100% fully attached. Set has extremity chipping visible through the plastic, I have attempted to show close up pictures of the worst chipping. Having opened volume one, Set looks new internally. Appears unread and no writing. So the main wear is done shelf wear and chipping to the spines. This set is still bound in the original leather bindings from the Victorian Era (late 1800's). The leather bindings have generalized wear. The hinges are all stro … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Ari Rare Books (merchants-rare-books) [Moab, Utah, United States]
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