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The Complete Works of John Doran finely bound 1/150  

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The Complete Works of John Doran

Doran, John.


Francis A. Niccolls & Co.



Complete in 28 volumes. Each volume with frontispiece engravings (each with 2 versions, 1 color) and tissue-guarded illustrated plates, each with 2 states. 22x14 cm (8¾x6") elegantly bound in three quarter dark blue morocco and marbled boards, spines with raised bands, floral gilt-decorated compartments, lettered in gilt; marbled endpapers; top edges gilt. No. 3 of 150 copies of the Connoisseur Edition.

John Doran, an English editor and miscellaneous writer of Irish parentage, wrote a number of works dealing with the lighter phases of manners, antiquities, and social history, often bearing punning titles, e.g., Table Traits with Something on Them, and Knights and their Days. Wonderfully bound, scarce complete set of the Connoisseur Edition. 

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Lot Amendments

Occasional light rubbing to joints or edges, and a few instances mild scuffing to top edge gilt; fine, or nearly so.

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