Lady Montagu works 1803 set 5 vols early leather gilt book bindings portraitsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
The Works of the Right Honorable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Including Her Correspondence, Poems, and Essays, in Five Volumes.
Issued 803, London, Richard Phillips.
Once handsome early 19th century 1/4 leather bindings, smooth spines gilt ruled, stamped & lettered, marbled boards, engraved portrait frontises to first two volumes.
Bindings all remain tight and sound, paper boards well rubbed, leather dried and chipped, damp staining throughout (see video). Still, interesting survival or very early binding, done close to issuance date.
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Books measure: 6 7/8" H X 4 3/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 5".