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Mitchell Carroll PH.D Alfred Brittain Pierce Butler PH.D John R. Effinger PH.D Hugo P. Thieme H. Schoenfeld PH.D Bartlett Burleigh James PH.D John Rouse Larus
Woman In All Ages and All Countries Incomplete Set Lacking Vol. IV Nine of Ten Volumes Vol. I Greek Women Vol. II Roman Women Vol. III Early Christian Women Vol. V Women of Mediaeval France Vol. VI Women of The Romance Countries Vol. VII Women of Modern France Vol. VIII Women of the Teutonic Nations Vol. IX Women of England Vol. X Women of America
Philadelphia: Printed for Subscribers Only, George Barrie and Sons. 1907 and 1908. The Artist s Original Edition of Women, Strictly Limited to 26 copies, Identified by the Letters A-Z, of which this is Copy K. Very scarce set, even incomplete, these volumes rarely come up, privately or at auction. An incomplete set of Woman: in All Ages and in All Countries, nine of ten volumes lacking Volume IV, Oriental Women. Without the additional portfolio of plates and watercolours mentioned on the limitation page. All edges gilt. The green morocco has faded to brown on the spines is commonly the case. Full Leather Binding Signed by Barrie in gilt to the rear paste down. WOMEN. Woman: in All Ages and in All Countries. Philadelphia: George Barrie, (1907 and 1908). Nine (of ten) volumes. Contemporary full crushed green morocco, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines with red morocco onlays (many onlays lacking some of the leather inlays to the small flowers), watered silk endpapers with elaborate doublures with red, green, blue, burgundy and yellow morocco onlays, all edges gilt. Limited "Artist's Original" edition, letter K of only 26 sets produced, nine of ten volumes profusely illustrated with 72 engraved plates, each in four states (on Japanese vellum, on India paper, on papier de Chine, and on Whatman drawing paper finished in watercolours), in a sumptuous binding with elaborate leather doublures featuring morocco onlays depicting bouquets of flowers. The set includes: Vol. I Greek Women, 1907, xxiv, 395pp. Top of front joint split to half an inch; Vol. II Roman Women, 190 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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