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Early 20th century works in fine bindings
Various authors
SETS AND BINDINGS. Twenty volumes of literature in early 20th century leather bindings, including fine press editions and illustrated works.

Handsome set of literature, including fine press editions and illustrated works. Comprises: [BARHAM, Richard Harris.] The Ingoldsby Legends [-Second and -Third Series]. London: Richard Bentley, 1840-1847. First editions. 3 volumes. Polished calf gilt, morocco spine labels. * MACHEN, Arthur, trans. The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova. Privately printed, n.d. [1920s.] 1 of 500 sets. 6 volumes. Contemporary teal morocco extra, opalescent inlay to represent bare flesh on the spine, red morocco floral inlay on both covers, morocco and silk doublures (touches of wear to joints and extremities). * SHAKESPEARE, William. The Works. New York: Nonesuch Press: 1929-1933. 7 volumes. Publisher’s morocco gilt (spines and edges unevenly darkened, wear to joints). * The Most Delectable Nights of Straparola. Paris: Charles Carrington, 1906. 2 volumes. Red half morocco, spines gilt (light wear to tips). Original printed wrappers bound in. * RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator. IBSEN, Henrik. Peer Gynt. London: Harrap, [1936]. Polished teal calf gilt (joints worn). * RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator. The Arthur Rackham Fairy Book. London: Harrap, [1933]. Navy morocco gilt.

Together, 20 volumes. Various sizes. (Condition varies, details above.)
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