Lot 110: ANTIQUE 19th Century Fine Leather Binding Byronâs Works
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 19th Century Fine Full Leather Binding with Gilt Decorated Tooled Cover & Raised bands. "The Poetical Works Of Lord Byron Complete In One Volume" Published by R. Martin: New York. HARDCOVER ND (circa 1850s) R. Martin. Exactly as shown in the listing scan(s). Nice Collectible full leather bound hardcover copy. Nice example of a Full leather binding, decorated with gold lettering/decorations, inside Dentelles to edges of front back cover, hand tooled Gilt decorated covers, & raised spine bands. "Bryonâs complete poetical works with illustrative notes by Byron scholars like Thomas Moore, Lord Jeffery, Sir Walter Scott etc.." Previous ownerâs name on 1st blank end paper/scattered foxing throughout on pages & steel engraved plates/a few pages starting causing them to be out of line with text block causing light edge wear to those pages. AEG (All Edges Gilt); Gilt is worn on all outside edges from handling. Internally tight. Binding Exterior; Elaborately Gilt decorated Binding with gold letters on spine & hand tooled decorations on covers & spine. Overall handing wear/rubbing with loss to approximately one inch of lower spine. scattered rubbing wear to raised bands, and cover edges, but all lettering/decoration bright. Profusely Illustrated with Steel Engravings by many noted American engravers like: Soper, White, Cook, Rolls et al. 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: Acceptable Condition