First Edition. Authors Press, 1908. Nineteen volumes of 20 volume set. Good condition. Three volumes half inch tears in fabric at top spine. Some shelfware. Each volume llustrated with 3 or more lithographs. Boundin red cloth. Ex-library. Bindings show light wear and age. Pages crisp and clean, with moderate aging. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Authors Digest the World's Great Stories in ...
Publisher: Authors Press
Publication Date: 1907
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Authors Press, 1908. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Authors Press, 1908 Signed and dated by Illustrators 8vo. - Each Volume Illustrated with a hand-colored engraved frontispiece, signed by the artist and dated, (volume 1, on silk) is not signed, or has been rubbed off. Each volume has three or more engravings. 6x9 Inches. This twenty volume set is numbered #31 of a Limited Edition of 1000 copies.The books are bound in in leather boards with buckram backstrips. The boards and backstrip are decorated with gilt titles and decorations. There is wear and rubbing to the edges, but the books are in very good condition. These twenty volumes provide a wonderful selection from fine works of literature as well as an opportunity to view some authors and manuscripts long out of print. Volume 18 has been rebound in red buckram and is missing the frontispiece. (Evidently a favored volume, well read). The top edge gilt is fading, but overall it is a handsome collection of this rare work. New York, NY Authors Press, Signed by Illustrators. Hard Cover. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # RARE12