Description:

1980s. Philadelphia. All books in Fine, unread condition and are rare and limited special luxury edition volumes of the Collected Stories of the World’s Greatest Writers. All volumes bound in full leather, gold/silver embossed title on the spine and design on the cover. The papers have gilt edges. Satin Moire end papers with hubbed spines. Satin book marker is sewn in. All volumes have long-lasting, high-quality acid-neutral paper, smyth-sewn pages for strength and durability with beautiful illustrations.

    Provenance:
  • Acquired from a Virginia estate
  • Medium:
  • Leather Bound Book Set
  • Circa:
  • 1980s
  • Notes:
  • The following volumes are in this set; 1. Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy – UK. 2. Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot – UK. 3. Three Christmas Books by Charles Dickens – UK. 4. Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer – UK. 5. Stories by Saki – UK. 6. New Arabian Nights by Robert Louis Stevenson – UK. 7. The Heart of Darkness and Other Tales by Joseph Conrad – UK. 8. This Gun For Hire; The Confidential Agent; The Ministry Of Fear by Graham Greene – UK. 9. Three Stories by Gustave Flaubert – French. 10. Five Plays by Jean Paul Sartre – French. 11. Around the World in Eighty Days/From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne – French. 12. Stories by Colette – French. 13. Stories by Alexandre Dumas – French. 14. 18 Stories by Heinrich Boll – German. 15. Taras Bulba and Other Tales by Nikolai Gogol – Russian.
  • Condition:
  • Near Fine, Unread

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