Principles Science of Ethics 1898 Herbert Spencer Victorian Philosophy 2 vol setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Book Bindings, 19th Century Books, Philosophy, Ethics, Herbert Spencer).
The Principles of Ethics by Herbert Spencer.
Published 1898, New York by D. Appleton and Company.
2 volumes. 571, 505 pages. Text in English.
Period 1/2 leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt title lettering, marbled covers, top edges gilt. Some page edges still uncut as issued. Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Binding leather slightly scuffed, small minor chipping at spine ends, some dry spots, spines uniformly browned to pleasing color.
Set remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Books Measure c. 8 1/8" H x 5 1/2" W.