The Works.London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1878 Stock Code: 119904
Limited to 1,000 numbered sets of which this is number 369.
24 volumes, quarto (263 x 180 mm). Contemporary burgundy half morocco, centre tool to spines gilt in compartments, raised bands, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.
With numerous laid in steel engravings.
Bookseller's small ticket to the bottom of the front pastedowns, some mild foxing and staining throughout, spine tips, corners and edges slightly rubbed, a very good set.
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