1837 edition, 4 volumes, Tall 8vo (9.5 x 6 inches), full publisher's elaborately blind embossed deep red leather with single gilt rule around borders, gilt titles to spines with gilt eagles to heads of spine, yellow glazed endpapers, an extremely nice and bright set with minimal rubbing to bindings, contents VG or better with expected scattered foxing. A lovely set. RARE in this condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The National Portrait Gallery of ...
Publisher: James B. Longacre
Publication Date: 1837
Book Condition: Near Fine
Book Description James B. Longacre, 1837. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 4-volume set. Rebacked spines with remnants of the original backstrips preserved, original boards. Decorative covers with blindstamped and gilt designs, all edges gilt. Covers show minor wear and tear, rubbing and soiling. Hinges reinforced and endpapers not original. Volume 2 is of the 1840 edition, but is uniform with the other 3 volumes. Missing the majority of the front free endpaper of volume 3. Some pages show tanning and heavy foxing, text and pictures are intact. This is a gorgeous set that has been well-preserved and restored, suitable for enthusiasts and historians alike. Seller Inventory # mon0001483026