Sale 20BP02 | Lot 23

[BINDINGS] A Collection of classics by various standard authors, uniformly bound.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
[BINDINGS]  A Collection of classics by various standard authors, uniformly bound.

Lot Details

Lot 23
[BINDINGS] A Collection of classics by various standard authors, uniformly bound.
Comprises GOETHE. (TAYLOR, BAYARD-trans.) Faust; HOMER (BRYANT, WILLIAM CULLEN-trans.), Odyssey and Iliad; DANTE (LONGFELLOW, HENRY WADSWORTH-trans.) The Divine Comedy; VIRGIL (CRANCH, CHRISTOPHER PEARSE-trans.) Aeneid. Boston & New York: Houghton Mifflin & Co., 1905-1906. Each one of 650 sets, except for the Iliad and Odyssey, which are limited to 600. 20 volumes in total, bound uniformly in full blue morocco, spines gilt extra, full leather doublures in black, moire silk endleaves, top edge gilt. 10 3/4 x 7 1/4 inches (27 x 18 cm); various paginations, frontispieces in colored and uncolored states, illustrations throughout on Japan paper, all protected by printed tissue guards. Some light wear, spines very lightly toned, still a very attractive set.


C Property from the Collection of Mary Helen McCoy

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $2,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for $2,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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