Charles Kingsley Works 1899 leather books lot of 7 illustrated attractive gilt bindingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Novels and Poems of Charles Kingsley, Edition de Luxe.
Limited run published 1899, New York, by J. F. Taylor & Company.
7 volumes, each volume c. 350 pages.
Set limited to 350 copies, these volumes all numbered #87.
Period half-leather, raised bands and gilt lettering, marbled covers and end papers, top edges gilt, deckled edges, each volume illustrated with several plates in two states.
A seven volume lot of assorted works of Charles Kingsley. A lot of four titles in seven books, each work complete unto itself, but these 7 books are not the complete works of the author, just the selection seen below.
Included in the set are the following works:
Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet: An Autobiography. 2 volumes.
Westward Ho! Or, the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, or Burrough, in the County of Devon, in the Reign of Her Most Glorious Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, Rendered into Modern English. 2 Volumes.
Yeast, A Problem. 1 Volume.
Hereward the Wake, Last of the English. 2 Volumes.
Leather remains supple, books overall clean, tight and sound. Joints scuffed, small leather flaws, joint of one spine darkened as seen.
Books measure: 8 3/4" H X 6" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 9 1/2".