Antique Leatherbound Reference Library for Asprey of London
Five volumes from the Asprey Reference Library: English Quotations & Proverbs, Atlas, Gazetteer, French & Latin Quotations, and French & English Dictionary.
Publisher & Printing Details: Produced for Asprey, London, undated c1920s. 12.5 x 8.5cm. All volumes are finely bound in full leather with four raised bands to spine, gilt decorations and contrasting leather title labels. The boards are tree calf, and the boards have inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers.
About the Book: This collection consists: 1. Atlas, a series of 145 coloured plates with a geographical and statistical summary. 2. French and English Dictionary, unpaginated, with appendices of maps, weights and measures etc, 3. English Quotations and Proverbs, iii + 127pp, indexed, 4. French and Latin Quotations, iii + 120pp, arranged alphabetically, 5. Gazetteer, xiv + 680pp, a huge alphabetical round-up of the major towns and cities of the world.