Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, in eight volumes, complete.

By: BREWER, REV. E. COBHAM, EDITED BY MARION HARLAND.

Price: $500.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine condition


8 vols.; volume 1 only 1896, the others 1902; 4to; half brown leather, and pebbled cloth; covers and spines lettered and decorated in gilt; raised bands; all edges red. Each volume with frontis; full page plates with tissue guards printed in red including titles, and lengthy quotations and descriptions. Hundreds of ilustrations including photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures. A marvelous showcase of the artists and book Illustrators of the day including: Madeleine Lemaire, Gerard, Emile Teschenforff, Gustave Doré, Sir Everett Millais, Howard Pyle, Frederick Barnard, E. A. Abbey, P. Guérin, William Morris, Sir Edwin Landseer, Jean-Louis Gerome, Jean Francois Millet, and many others.

Volume 8 with rubbing along lower front half of spine and edges, and light foxing to title page. The rest of the set generally very fine with only occasional light to moderate rubbing mostly to some bottom edges.

Title: Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook, in eight volumes, complete.

Author Name: BREWER, REV. E. COBHAM, EDITED BY MARION HARLAND.

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: N.Y., Selmar Hess: 1896,1902

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine condition

Seller ID: 9292

Keywords: Illustrated Books