Harpers Family Library 1833-1841 lot x 10 old books early publishers clothBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Nice lot of ten (10) mid-19th century Harper's Family Library books issued 1833-1841.
Two types of early publisher's bindings, one plain cloth with spines gilt lettered, the other a printed cloth over boards rather unique binding style for the era.
The Sacred History of the World, vols. 1-3, Attempted to be Philosophically Considered, in a Series of Letters to a Son, by Sharon Turner, F.S.A. & R. A. S.L.
1838-41, New York, Harper & Brothers.
The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, with Selections from His Writings, vols. 1-2, by Washington Irving.
1840, New York, Harper & Brothers.
Harper's Family Library.
New York, J. & J. Harper.
Celebrated Female Sovereigns, vols. 1-2, Mrs. Jameson.
The Eventful History of the Mutiny of the Bounty, John Barrow, Esq.
History of Chivalry and the Crusades, G. P. R. James, Esq.
Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., by James Montgomery.
Books measure: 6 1/4" H X 4 1/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 9 1/4".