London. Sampson Lowe, Marston, Searle, and Rivington. 1883-1884. Illustrated throughout with full page plate engravings and further vignettes en texte. 8 volumes complete. Thick 8vo. Very Handsomely bound in 3/4 gilt ruled straight grain morocco and marbled boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets. t.e.g.
The mildest rubbing to several covers and spines. Some spines very mildly darkened. Several corners bumped. Volume 8 presents faint water staining to fore-edge with further staining to margins of internals not intruding upon text and images, else a Fine crisp set with terrific shelf appeal.Featured Sets.