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Books, Various Author's "Selected Library of Modern Science" Limited Edition

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Westminster Edition (Appleton-Authorized Edition). Leatherbound. Sixty-three volumes. Octavo. Limited to 1000 sets, this is privately bound in exquisite three-quarter maroon leather over marbled boards with finely tooled floral design in gold and green labels to spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers, and frontispiece portraits/illustrations in each volume. Many of the frontispieces engravures, publisher's authorized edition of Selected Library of Modern Science with the major classic works by Darwin, Huxley, Tyndall, White, Spencer, Jevons, Painter, Trowbridge, Schmidt, Ferri, Le Conte, Young, Draper, and more. Some volumes illustrated with additional black and white reproductions of photographs, paintings, drawings, and some facsimiles & maps (some partly colored in fold-out). Frontispieces and plates protected with tissue guard. Very good. Published in New York by D. Appleton and Company in 1902. All listed dimensions are for a single volume.

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  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1902
  • Period
    1900-1909
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Seller Reference Number
    #1270
  • Sold As
    Set of 63
  • Reference Number
    LU856117114442
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