Three Volume Set of Limited Editions from the Monastery Hill Bindery, Chicago, including Rabbi Ben Ezra, The Specter Bridegroom, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue [Chicago World’s Fair Editions]

By: Browning, Robert; Washington Irving; Edgar Allan Poe

Price: $100.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good - Near Fine


Three lovely volumes housed in a simple card slipcase that measures 12.3 by 17 by 3.4 cm. The slipcase is good with some skinning on the top and bottom panels and corner wear. Included are: Browning, Robert. Rabbi Ben Ezra. Chicago: The Monastery Hill Bindery, 1933, limited edition of 400 numbered copies printed by the Broadside Press (Illinois), though this copy isn’t numbered. Dark burgundy leather, top edge gilt, 12 by 16 cm, 17 pp. plus colophon. Near fine. Irving, Washington. The Specter Bridegroom. Chicago: The Monastery Hill Bindery, 1933, limited edition of 500 numbered copies printed by the Broadside Press (Illinois), though this copy isn’t numbered. Brown leather, top edge gilt, 12 by 16 cm, 34 pp. plus colophon. Near fine. Poe, Edgar Allan. The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Chicago: The Monastery Hill Bindery, 1933, limited edition of 220 numbered copies printed by the Broadside Press (New York), though this copy isn’t numbered. The title page states: “Printed for the Monastery Hill Bindery and bound by them especially for A Century of Progress Exposition / Chicago, 1933.” These sets were probably created for the 1933/34 Chicago World’s Fair. Red leather, top edge gilt, 12 by 16 cm, 86 pp. plus colophon. Very good with faint signs of wear to the covers and a tiny scrape on the spine.

Title: Three Volume Set of Limited Editions from the Monastery Hill Bindery, Chicago, including Rabbi Ben Ezra, The Specter Bridegroom, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue [Chicago World’s Fair Editions]

Author Name: Browning, Robert; Washington Irving; Edgar Allan Poe

Categories: Poetry, Literature,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Chicago, The Monastery Hill Bindery: 1933

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good - Near Fine

Seller ID: 3192