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Leading Scholars and Educators of America (Editor)
University Library of Autobiography 15 volume Limited President's Edition (University Library of Autobiography, 15 volumes) [Leather Bound]
F. Tyler Daniels Co., Inc, New York, 1918. Complete in 15 volumes. Quarto. Original publisher's full brown leather binding with color illustration stamped on front cover and blind-stamped spine. Top edge gilt. Deckled fore- and bottom edges. Ribbon marker. Each volume with decorative series title-page and individual title-page. Illustrations of autobiographical persons in gravure after paintings, drawings and photographs. Each plate protected by captioned tissue-guard. Limitation page with decorative golden border. Some pages unopened, as issued. Printed on high-quality rag paper. "University Library of Autobiography: Including All the Great Autobiographies and the Autobiographical Data Left by the World's Famous Men and Women / Edited With Introductions, Essays and Appreciations by the Leading Scholars and Educators of America." Some age wear on head and tail of spine, some corners and parts of edges. Spines sunned. Ex-libris of Walter F. Haas on inside of front covers. Haas was an Los Angeles Attorney-at-Law in the 1880's. In 1891 he was admitted to the Supreme Court of California. The following year he was appointed to the United States District Court, United States Circuit, and United States Circuit Court of Appeals. He also belonged to the Palestine Lodge No. 351, the Union League Club, L.A. Chamber of Commerce, and other clubs and associations. Small closed tear on bottom edge of title-page in vol. V. Bindings in overall good+, interior in very good to near fine condition. Vol. I) Autobiography in the Ancient World (B.C. 3800 - A.D. 430), including the self-narratives … [Click Below for Full Description]
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