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Complete Works of John Fiske Editio Princeps Edition 1/10  

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Complete Works of John Fiske

Fiske, John


Printed for Subscribers Only



Complete in 24 volumes. With color portrait frontispieces. 22x15 cm (8¾x6"), elegantly bound in dark brown levant morocco with gilt stamped borders and floral designs, spines with raised bands and gilt stamped compartments; inner boards with paneled brown and green morocco decorated in gilt, silk free endpapers, the front initialed in gilt; top edges gilt. No. 1 of only 10 copies of the Editio Princeps Edition, made to order for advance subscribers only.

Number one of only 10 copies of this lush Deluxe edition, printed especially for Mrs. James T. Eldredge, with her name printed on the limitation page. John Fiske was considered one of the most important intellectual influences in the last quarter of the 19th century.  This set includes Fiske's important historical works on America, as well as his scientific and philosophical writings. 

Lot Amendments

Occasional bit of minor rubbing to extremities and minor scuffs to top edge gilt; still fine.

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