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The Dore Bible Gallery

Dore, Gustave

Published by William T. Amies, Philadelphia, 1884
From Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA (Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A.)

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Quarto [30 cm] 3/4 dark red leather with speckled paper covered boards, and a gilt tooled spine. All edges gilt. Good only. The covers and spine are heavily rubbed and abraded. The underlying boards are exposed along the edges. There is a 1 inch deep loss from the boards and leather at the head of the spine, and there is a 1 and 1/4 inch loss from the leather and boards at the foot of the spine. The edges of the endsheets are subtly stained. The pages are mildly browned, and the bottom edges of the pages are occasionally moisture stained. The book is sturdy. Containing One Hundred Superb Illustrations, and a Page of Explanatory Letter-Press Facing Each. Doré became famous for illustrating such books as Dante's Inferno (1861), Don Quixote (1862), and the Bible (1866). He was so prolific that at one time he had more than forty blockcutters working for him. Bookseller Inventory # 26716

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Dore Bible Gallery

Publisher: William T. Amies, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1884

Binding: Leather bound

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Ken Sanders Rare Books is a full-service antiquarian bookshop in Salt Lake City, Utah. We are a nearly 5,000 square foot bookshop and have approximately 125,00 books. We carry fine and used books in all fields.

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Ken Sanders Rare Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of
America. We guarantee every item we sell. All items are returnable within ten
days in same condition sold. Please notify us in advance of a return.
Ken Sanders Rare Books - Corporation
268 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 801-521-3819
Ken Sanders, owner

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