Nd · London
by Boaden, James; Burney, Fanny; Cibber, Colley; Woffington, Peg; Fitzgerald, Percy; Gronow, Captain; Molloy, J. Fitzgerald; Montague, Mary Wortley; Goldsmith, Oliver; Walpole, B.C.
London: Grolier Society, Nd. Edition Definitive. Hardcover. Three quarter brown morocco, marbled boards and matching endpapers. Teg. Fine. 15 Vols. 23 x 15.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 5 of 50 for L. Dean Holder and noted as "Edition Definitive" (Printed for the members of the Union Club Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. 1902). Bookplates of Virginia Hawley Holden descendent of the Harriet Beecher Stow family. A series of entertaining biographies for the literary tastes of the time. Frontispieces hand-colored colored with captioned tissue guards in each volume. Wide text margins, interior clean, fresh and perhaps never read. Raised bands decorated in gilt, floral designs surrounded by lacy arabesques.
(Inventory #: 23261)