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Curiosities of Literature, 4 Vols., Amenities of Literature, 2 Vols., 6 Volume Set

Disraeli, Isaac

Published by W. J. Widdleton, New York, 1875
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.

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8vo - over 7¾. Book. 1874 ed. for Amenities, 1875 for Curiosities, all volumes bound in black cloth. Some soilage to boards, some minor chips, vol. 1 of Amenities has small tear upper spine right. Still atttractive 6 volume set. Interiors tight, pages age toned, clean, with name of owner written neatly into title pages (owner was famous American statesman of time (1876)). Isaac Disraeli was belletrist of note and father of British PM. This work was a monument to bibliophilia, and is considered a minor classic in own right, without regard to son. Basically a collection of strange and fascinating trivia about literary figures and other miscellany. Bookseller Inventory # 000140

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Title: Curiosities of Literature, 4 Vols., ...

Publisher: W. J. Widdleton, New York

Publication Date: 1875

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Very Good

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