Lot 308 of 515:
Development of English Literature and Language, finely bound   

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$300 - $500

Title:
Development of English Literature and Language
Author:
Welsh, Alfred H.
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
S.C. Griggs and Company
Date:
1886
Description:

xx, 560 pp. (8vo) finely bound in purple morocco, covers decoratively ruled in gilt with small gilt floral design corner pieces. Spine with five raised bands decoratively tooled with floral design and lettered in gilt on green inlays. Decorative gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, in slipcase. Volume 1. Seventh Edition.

Bound by Root & Son, London. From the library of Charles E. Melugin. Chops on first blank.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Fading to top of slipcase and spine, which has turned pale peach from purple; several neat signatures inside; overall very good.
 
Item number:
298799a
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