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Offering an outstanding estate discovery. A set of 20 bound leather books of The Collected Works of Thomas Carlyle. Decorated & gilt leather spines, marbelized edge papers on all three sides, unusual golden marbelized board covers, leather corners, and golden marbelized end papers.

Published during 1885. Books have tight spines, leather spines and corners, & are all matching. Published Estes & Lauriat, Boston. Sterling Edition.

The leather pieces are lightly scuffed, the edges and corners of the covers are worn, some light discoloration to the interior, 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 36 pounds.

Measures 8 5/8 inches x 6 inches x 1 1/2 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:

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.

Satisfaction guaranteed.


1880s The Collected Works of Thomas Carlyle 20 Books Leather Bound, Ridgely Estate Baltimore


  • Vintage item from the 1800s
  • Materials: leather, paper, paperboard, tissue
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