BORROW, George.

The Works.

London: John Murray, 1841-74 Stock Code: 102083
£1,250.00

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First editions. A finely bound set of the author's principal works, being The Zincali (1841), The Bible in Spain (1843), Lavengro (1851), The Romany Rye (1857), Wild Wales (1862), Romano Lavo-Lil: Word-Book of the Romany (1874).

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Description

6 works in 14 volumes, octavo (190 x 120 mm). Contemporary or near contemporary tan full calf, twin morocco labels in red and dark brown and red and light brown, raised bands ruled in gilt, floral tools to compartments, boards and turn-ins ruled in gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers.

Illustrations

Engraved portrait frontispiece to first volume of Lavengro.

Condition

Extremities a little rubbed, the occasional faint scuff to boards, tanning to edges of free endpapers, the occasional light spot but overall contents bright and crisp. An excellent set.

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