Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography (Six volumes)

By: Wilson, James Grant & John Fiske

Price: $175.00

Quantity: 1 available


Published in 1887-1889; Six volumes, each half bound in leather and marbled paper; Raised spine bands, with gilt lettering and floral decoration; Marbled end leaves; Ex-Library, though with minimal markings; Square library stickers on spine have been previously removed, leaving a little roughness of the leather; Gilt floral decoration which was beneath the stickers remain bright as does all gilt lettering and decoration on spines; Each volume has a presentation plate from the donor and a small sticker with a number and bar code affixed to the front paste down; There are NO other library markings, or signs of such; Pages 23-26, including one plate, are detached, though laid in place; These leaves show very light edge wear; Volume are all, otherwise very tight; Bottom edges show general light wear; Leather shows scattered rubbing and scuffs, and is just a little brittle and cracked; Despite faults, set remains attractive and has nice shelf appeal

Title: Appletons' Cyclopaedia of American Biography (Six volumes)

Author Name: Wilson, James Grant & John Fiske

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton & Company:

Binding: Half Leather

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 4to

Seller ID: 024120