One of the Rarest Harvard Classics sets! Incredibly rare set of The Harvard Classics, complete in fifty volumes--issued before the 51st volume was produced. Bound in full cloth with decorations from famous bindings embossed onto the front covers; set also includes 8 original pages with descriptions of the bindings (second picture). Very good condition, antique, first edition, complete set. Tight and square bindings with clean and white pages.
Prevous owner's bookplate is attached to the inside cover of each, and their name stamp is present on the title pages of each. Illustrated with many full page engraved plates, and additional fold-out plates not seen in standard issues of the Harvard Classics. The item "1909 HARVARD CLASSICS Historic Bindings RARE Antique Complete Set FINE Rare Book" is in sale since Friday, October 28, 2016. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "edition_deluxe_rarebooksllc" and is located in Portland, Oregon.
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Collier & Son