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The Cabinet Library in Twenty Volumes (20 Volumes in 9) Nine Books; Works of DeFoe and English Poets by  James  William; Thomson - Hardcover - 1812 - from Books For You (SKU: 003565)

The Cabinet Library in Twenty Volumes (20 Volumes in 9) Nine Books; Works of DeFoe and English Poets

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The Cabinet Library in Twenty Volumes (20 Volumes in 9) Nine Books; Works of DeFoe and English Poets

by DeFoe, Daniel; (De Foe); Mason, John; Byron, John; Beattie, James; Falconer, William; Somervile, William; Thomson, James

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Edinburgh; London: James Ballantyne & Co, for John Ballantyne & Co.; Brown & Crombie; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, 1812. Book. Very Good. Full-Leather. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. 9 Volume set. Publication dates are 1809, 1810 and 1812. Full tan calf leather with red & green on spine, gilt lettering and decorations on spine, gilt decorations on base, fore and top leather edges. All page edges marbled. 3 volumes have a less than one and 1/2 inch split at spine and front cover; volume one has a 1/4" loss of leather at top rear of spine; leather on spines is lightly crackled, and the red on spine is mostly sunned towards brown. Minor loss of leather at spine edges and some corners, corners square. Some volumes fan out slightly from spine to fore edge. Vol 1 has a few lightly bent pages at base, leaving a slight gap. Foxing on blank end papers; interior pages are clean. Pencil notes of previous sellers on end papers of first volume; ink initials on one title page. pencil note on another. Set includes the novels of Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe, Memoirs of a Cavalier, The Life of Colonel Jack, The Adventures of Captain Singleton, New Voyage Round the World, History of the Plague in London in 1665. Also Mason's Treatise on Self-Knowledge, Narrative of the Honourable John Byron, and poetry by Beattie, Falconer, Somervile and Thomson with short poems by many additional authors..

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Bookseller Inventory #
003565
Title
The Cabinet Library in Twenty Volumes (20 Volumes in 9) Nine Books; Works of DeFoe and English Poets
Author
DeFoe, Daniel; (De Foe); Mason, John; Byron, John; Beattie, James; Falconer, William; Somervile, William; Thomson, James
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Ballantyne & Co, for John Ballantyne & Co.; Brown & Crombie; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown
Place of Publication
Edinburgh; London
Date published
1812
Keywords
POETRY FICTION VINTAGE NOVELS DEFOE DE FOE LEATHER FINE BINDING ANTIQUE ANTIQUARIAN LIBRARY SMALL
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Poetry; Fiction / Literature;
Size
16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall
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