Celebrated Etonians England 1875 Jesse set 2 vols gilt leather books beautifulBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
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[England- United Kingdom- Eton College].
Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians, In Two Volumes, by J. Heneage Jesse.
1875, London, Richard Bently and Son.
19th century 1/2 leather bindings. Spines richly gilt decorated with contrasting title labels, marbled covered boards and end papers, top edges gilt.
Spine leather slightly age dried, tiny chipping along head of second volume, joints surface scuffed, leather remains supple, spines with fine shelf appeal and age patina. Contents sound, tight and clean.
Fine antiquarian set.
Books measure: "9 H X 6 1/4" W.
Set along shelf measures: 2 5/8".