The Works.Boston, Estes & Lauriat, [c. 1894] Stock Code: 141248
NotesThe Artists' Edition, number 44 of 100 sets only, strikingly bound.
45 volumes, large octavo (227 x 152 mm). Early 20th-century blue morocco, spines lettered in gilt, gilt ornaments to compartments, quadruple gilt fillet to covers, front covers with central gilt ownership monogram "WMJ", gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.
Frontispiece in each in two states (uncoloured and hand-coloured), illustrated throughout with plates both hand-coloured and uncoloured, some printed on japon.
Shelf labels to front pastedowns. A few instances of very minor marking to covers, one joint end a little split yet all others intact, some tips lightly bumped. A near-fine set without wear, contents clean.
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