Ralph Waldo Emerson Works 10 vols fine leather set 1909 old books Essays SocietyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, Literature & Poetry, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Leather Sets, Decorative Bindings].
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The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Published 1909, Boston.
10 volumes. Full bibliographic info below- contains most of the works of this author.
Handsome set, scarce thus.
Period 1/2 leather bindings, slightly raised bands, gilt bands and compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather labels, marbled covers and end papers.
Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound, leather slightly dried but still supple with fine patina. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Interior contents clean and bright, with minor light scattered spotting. A lovely set with a handsome shelf appearance.
Books measure: 8 1/4" H X 6" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 14".