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Offering an outstanding estate discovery. A set of 4 bound leather books of Half Hours with the Best Authors by Charles Knight. Decorated & gilt leather spines, gilt top edges, leather corners, and marbelized end papers.

There is no stated publication date, but the inscription is dated 1881. Books have tight spines, leather spines and corners, & are all matching. Published by Frederick Warne and Co, Bedford Street, Strand, London. The Chandos Classics. Illustrated by William Harvey. 52 Illustrations.

The leather pieces are lightly scuffed, the edges and corners of the covers are worn, some light discoloration, a few top edges of the pages are slightly bent at the corners and there is very pale minor foxing on some of the first title pages. 99% of the pages are clean. Overall the set is very strong. Smells fresh. Set weighs nearly 5 pounds.

Measures 7 5/8 inches x 5 1/8 inches x 1 1/8 inches.

We have been asked to sell the contents of the Ridgely historical estate of Baltimore Maryland. Considered to be one of the most prominent families in Marylands history, reaching back to Colonial times, the Ridgely family was one of the most successful and wealthy in the towns history. See more data at: http://www.umbc.edu/che/hampton/ridgely_family.html

We are currently offering the book collection from the family library. The books have been in storage for over 100 years. A very rare, special offering of books.

Guaranteed antique & authentic.

(WhiC)

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1880s 4 Book Set Half Hours with the Best Authors Leather Bound, Ridgely Estate Baltimore


Overview

  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: leather, paper, paperboard, tissue
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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