Decorative Victorian bindings of 1880's lot of 10 nice Books Literature w/ engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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19th century decorative books- all with decorative cloth bindings.
Half-Hours with the Best Authors. With Biographical and Critical Notices, by Charles Knight. c.1880's.
Published Philadelphia by Porter & Coates.
3 Volumes, each volume c. 400 pages. Six engraved portraits.
George Eliot's Works.
Published New York by Hurst & Company. c.1880's.
6 Volumes, each volume c. 450 pages.
Gems from the American Poets with Brief Biographical Notices. Phila., Porter & Coates, c.1880's. Divided into two sections- male & female poetry. Engraved frontis.
Lovely lot of decorative bindings, most preserved much nicer than typical for this era.
Set along the shelf measures: 13 1/2".
Largest book measures: 7 3/4" H X 5 1/4" W.
Smallest book measures: 4 5/8" H X 3 1/8" W.