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JESSE, John Heneage.

Memoirs of the Court of England.

Boston: Chester F. Rice Company, [c.1900] Stock Code: 144860
£2,750.00
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Artistique edition. Limited to 50 numbered copies for England and America of which this is number 30. A particularly handsome set.

This set was specially bound and printed for Effingham Buckley Morris, the great Philadelphian financier and President of Philadelphia's Girard Trust Company.

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Description

30 volumes, octavo (224 x 145 mm). Contemporary greenish-blue half crushed morocco uniformly faded to pale brown, titles to spine gilt, onlaid red morocco roses to the spines separated by raised bands, monogram blocked gilt to top of front boards, marbled sides and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Frontispieces printed in both colour and black and white, further black and white illustrations throughout printed on both china paper and plain wove, captioned tissues printed in red.

Condition

Spines sunned, partial toning to endpapers else nice and clean. An excellent set.

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