Lot 151 of 522:
Early Lakeside Press Classics series, 1907-10  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$600
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Memorable American Speeches

Author:
Cheney, John Vance, editor

Place:
Chicago

Publisher:
Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons

Date:
1907-1910

Description:

4 volumes. Edited by John Vance Cheney. Frontispiece portraits. 17x11 cm (6¾x4¼"), green cloth ruled and stamped in gilt, lettered in gilt on spines, top edges gilt.

 The Lakeside Classics were given as gifts to friends and employees of the Lakeside Press at Christmastime. Lakeside Press is exceptionally important in American printing history, being instrumental in the development of inexpensive paperbacks and of high speed printing. The series started in 1905, the present volumes being early examples. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Rubbing with light fraying at spine ends and corners, light wear to cloth; some cracked or starting hinges; very good.


 
Item number:
305358
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