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Lot 49: (3) Antique Decorated Binding 19th Century HC books
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: ANTIQUE (3) Book Lot of Gilt Decorated 19th Century Hardcovers. 1) "Ivanhoe A Romance". HARDCOVER 1880 Albert Cogswell Publisher, no edition stated on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible Decorated Cloth Binding hardcover copy. "Banished from England for seeking to marry against his fathers wishes. Ivanhoe joins Richard the Lion Heart on a crusade in the Holy Land. On his return, his passionate desire is to be reunited with the beautiful but forbidden lady Rowena. but he soon finds himself playing a more dangerous game as he is drawn into a bitter power struggle between the noble King Richard and his evil and scheming brother John. The first of Scotts novels to address a purely English subject. Ivanhoe is set in a highly romanticized medieval world of tournaments and sieges, chivalry and adventure where dispossessed Saxons are pitted against their Norman overlords." (2) heavy paper illustrations at front. Internally tight & unmarked; pages slight age toned but not brittle. Binding Exterior; nicely decorated cloth binding with blind stamped decorations/rubbing edge wear at head/foot of spine & alongtop of rear cover/light stain to rear cover, but with all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. (2) "A Child's History Of England: Alta Edition" by Charles Dickens. HARDCOVER ND circa 1890s Porter & Coates no printings stated, on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible Decorated Cloth Binding hardcover copy. "First appeared serially in "Household Words" between January 25, 1851 and December 10, 1853. It is a history of England written for school-aged children." Illustrated with Frontis piece. Previous owner's gift inscription/date (1889), o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; nicely blind stamped decorated cloth binding, with all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. 3) "Lays Of Ancient Rome With Irvy & The Armada" by Thomas Macauley. HARDCOVER ND circa 1890 Hurst & Company no edition/printing indicated on the title page or on copyright page. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible hardcover copy. "Fascinating insight into odd people/things from Roman myth & history such as "Ovid, Livy, Petronius, Valerius Maximus, Lucius Seneca and St. Jerome." Illustrated by George Scharf. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; nicely decorated cloth binding. AEG(All Edges Gilt) with expected light handling wear to edges, but with all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Plus Condition