Offered is an extraordinary ensemble of highly collectible Franklin Library books; includes 34 author signed limited and first editions , 48 classic books, paired with Editor's Notes (3 pamphlet boxes). They are all fully leather bound with beautiful covers and contain gorgeous and rich silk moire endpapers. Unattached tissue inserts guard the signatures within the signed books. Housing Bubble and prior to the full blown World Economic Collapse.
Greene, Graham - The Human Factor. OHara, John - Two by OHara. Bromfield, Louis - Early Autumn (1977). Cather, Willa - One of Ours (1977). Flavin, Martin - Journey in the Dark (1978).Lewis, Sinclair - Arrowsmith (1975). Defoe, Daniel - Robinson Crusoe. Somerset Tales from the East and the West. Auchincloss, Louis The Winthrop Covenant. Grau, Shirley Ann Evidence of Love. Stegner, Wallace - The Spectator Bird (2 copies). Collected Stories of the Worlds Greatest Writers. The 100 Greatest Books of All Time.
Dickens, Charles - David Copperfield. Hardy, Thomas - The Return of the Native.
Mann, Thomas - Five Stories. Poe, Edgar Allen - Tales of Edgar Allen Poe. Shaw, Bernard - Three Plays. Swift, Jonathan - Gulliver's Travels. Twain, Mark The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.Wordsworth and Coleridge Lyrical Ballads. Yeats, William Butler Selected Poems. Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century. Waugh, Evelyn - Decline and Fall. Fine (31), near fine (44), very good (3), good (4); most books appear unread, light shelf wear. See last three example condition images, as described below. Near fine ; gilt leaf edges effected by light nail scratches, a few with gently sunned spines. Very good; gilt leaf edges effected by light-moderate nail scratches, a couple with a rubbed extremity. Good ; gilt leaf edges effected by either some gilt loss, rub or scratches. Bound in fine genuine leather with 22 karat gold decorations, all page edges gilded with 22 karat gold, raised spine hubs, sewn-in satin ribbon bookmarks, high quality paper, silk moire fabric endpapers, sewn pages for strength and durability. The item "1970s Vintage Leather Book Collection, Signed Franklin Library Lot 85 Pieces" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "lachambredambre" and is located in Crockett, California.
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