The Grolier Club
Title Grolier Club Exhibition Catalogs: Engraved Portraits, Being the Effigies of the Most Famous English Writers; English Literary Portraits; Engraved Portraits of Actors; Portraits Engraved by William Faithorne; Engraved Portraits of Washington Commemorative of the Centenary of His Death; and Engraved Portraits of French Authors, with Custom Leather Slipcase
Binding Paperback with slipcase
Book Condition Very Good +
Edition First edition
Publisher New York The Grolier Club 1891-1907
Seller ID 201
New York: The Grolier Club, 1891-1907. First edition. Paperback with slipcase. Very Good +. This listing includes six original Grolier Club exhibition catalogs (handlists really, there are no illustrations) housed in a period slipcase with a leather spine. Included are: Engraved Portraits, Being the Effigies of the Most Famous English Writers from Chaucer to Johnson, 1891; English Literary Portraits, 1898; Engraved Portraits of Actors, 1907; Portraits Engraved by William Faithorne, 1893; Engraved Portraits of Washington Commemorative of the Centenary of His Death, 1900; and Engraved Portraits of French Authors to the Close of the Eighteenth Century, 1895. All are in very good condition with light edge wear and light, uneven yellowing of the wraps. There is a small, light stain on the cover of English Literary Portraits and a half-inch tear on the back cover of French Authors. All bindings are solid and all pages intact. The slipcase has light overall wear, bumping and wear to the rear corners and scuffs and scratches to the leather-covered spine (see photo). The gilt spine titles are nice and bright. No writing, highlighting, names, or bookplate. NOT ex-library. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, with 15 years of experience in offering fine books for discriminating readers. First Edition.