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WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETY. QUEENS OF SOCIETY. THE LITERATURE OF SOCIETY
London: James Hogg and Sons and Tinsley Brothers, Nd; Nd; 1862. 6 vols. Illustrated by H. K. Browne and James Godwin; Charles Altamont Doyle and the Brothers Dalziel. 322+ 2 ad; 292+ 4 ad; 339+ 4 ad; 337+ 4 ad; 315; 315+ 4 ad pp. Hardcover. 8vo. Full dark green polished morocco by Tout Binders. Elaborately gilt spines, tooled in compartments. Covers ruled in gilt with elaborate, leafy branch devices in corners. The device in the Òspine-cornerÓ consuming its quadrant entirely with branches, leaves and butterflies. Board edges ruled in gilt. Wide turn-overs bear some leaf & branch design. All edges gilt. This unique set has been greatly extended by the insertion of 328 extra plates. Some minor wear to head and heels. Vol. II of ÒWits & BeauxÓ has been professionally rebacked with original spine laid-down. Bookplates to front paste-downs. Else a nice set. Very good/No dust jacket. (Multiple volumes - extra shipping charges apply) (Insurance required to ship this item).
      [Bookseller: A. Parker's Books, Inc. ]
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