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Title: THE DISCOURSES. Edited and Annotated by Edmund Gosse.
Description: Kegan, Paul, Trench & Co.. London. 1884. POCKET EDITION. Small 8vo. (6.3 x 4.1 inches). Finely printed, at the Chiswick Press, on hand made paper. Etched portrait frontis by S. H. W. Llewellyn. A very good, bright copy. Finely bound in early twentieth century leather binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe for the Los Angeles department store J. W. Robinson Company and with both companies names stamped to the inner front board. Full plum calf. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments ruled and fully decorated in gilt. Gilt decorative border on both boards. Front board with the tile lettered in gilt. Gilt inner dentelles. Colour printed floral endpapers. All edges gilt. Previous owners bookplate to the front paste down endpaper. Some rubbing to the edges but overall a very good clean copy in a pretty leather binding which is housed in a floral paper (the same as the endpapers) covered slip-cace.


Price: GBP 225.00 = appr. US$ 321.30 Seller: Paul Foster Books
- Book number: 8616

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