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1886 Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists : Washington Irving : Charles Lamb

1886 Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists : Washington Irving : Charles Lamb

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PROSE MASTERPIECES FROM MODERN ESSAYISTS

Comprising Twelve Unabridged Essays by Irving, Lamb, De Quincey, Emerson, Arnold, Morley, Lowell, Carlyle, Macaulay, Froude, Freeman and Gladstone

Published by Bickers and Son, London, 1886. First Edition. Hardback book, wonderfully decorated cloth binding in gilt and black, gilt to all page edges, manilla endpapers, 395 pages plus 4 publishers adverts, illustrated with 12 portraits of the authors.

CONDITION

A wonderful and well-preserved copy. The cloth binding is very good and the gilt decoration remains bright and clear, Endpapers good. Front endpaper has a presentation slip pasted to it, no other names or writing to the book, all contents present including all 12 portraits, pages are very clean throughout and free from foxing, stains and other marks. Overall a handsome copy in very good condition.
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