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Rare Multi-Volume Sets Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

The only thing better than one rare and antique book is two or more rare and antique books in a single multi-volume set. Biblio has several booksellers that offer multi-volume sets of rare and antique books, and many of them can be found in the rare multi-volume book sets in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Some of the multi-volume book sets were originally published as multi-volume sets, and other multi-volume sets feature multiple works by the same author that were published post mortem. Browse below for some fantastic books that will be sure to take up space in your rare and antique book collection.


Hartford: American Publishing Co., 1907. Twenty-five volumes. Octavo. Publisher's three quarter olive brown morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, lettered in gilt, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Portraits and plates. A number of the spines are characteris...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB



Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1906. Twenty volumes. Publisher's three quarter green crushed levant, raised bands, spines elaborately gilt extra, t.e.g., others rough-trimmed, silk ribbon markers. Plates, photographs, illustrations (some ...

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


The Works of Charles Dickens [Illustrated Library Edition] complete in 26 volumes(1860-1870), including: Pickwick Papers, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist, Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Chapman & Hall, London. Illustrated Library Edition. Hardcover. Very good/No Dj cover. VGC.Chapman & Hall, London ,1860's-1870's.Illustrated Library Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens in complete 26 octavo volumes(I to XXVI).This set was re...

From Alpha 2 Omega Books



The History of England, from the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George II: Designed as a continuation of Hume. Embellished with engravings on copper and wood, from original Designs. Six Volumes by T Smollett; John Thurston; George Wragge; David Hume

London: Printed for R. Scholey ... Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe ... B. Crosby & Co. ... London ; and J. Ballantyne & Co. Edinburgh, 1810. 1810-1811. Printer named in colophon ; v. 1-2, 5-6 printed by Ballantyne, v. 3-4 by Thomas Davison, London. V. 3-...

From Dale Steffey Books


Binding, Fine - W. Nutt ) A History of Greece. In Twelve Volumes by Grote, George

London: John Murray, 1846. Published 1846-1856. First Edition of Grote's celebrated history of Greece, illustrated with frontispiece portrait in Volume XII and with numerous engraved maps and plans, 14 folding ( bound at rear; Vol. I, 1, Vol.II, 2, Vo...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Confessions of J.J. Rousseau, Citizen of Geneva to Which are Added the Reveries of the Solitary Walker, [and (in part 2)] a New Collection of Letters from the Author. Translated from the French ( 5 Volumes) by Rousseau, J. J.; Translator Anonymous

London: Printed for G.G.J. & J. Robinson, & J. Bew,, 1790. RARE. The Second English Edition, five volumes (in 2 series: 2 & 3) published 1790. Bound uniformly in contemporary calf, red leather title labels and small round black volume labels...

From Dale Steffey Books


The Diary of Samuel Pepys (10 Volumes)-( Fine Binding by Zaehnsdorf ) by Pepys, Samuel; Edited by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A

London: George Bell and Sons, 1893. "The Diary of Samuel Pepys, M.A., F.R.S., Clerk of the Acts and Secretary to the Admiralty; transcribed by the Rev. Mynors Bright from the shorthand manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College Cambridge...

From Dale Steffey Books


A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged in Systematic Order. (18 volumes complete.) by Robert Kerr (1757-1813); W. Stevenson

Complete 18 volume set, half leather with original boards and modern matching spines. 1824. Overall condition is very good. Recent fine binding using original boards. Old blanks are gone, this has new blanks. Only interior markings are pencilled numbers o...

From Ironwood Hills Books


Winnie the Pooh, The House at Pooh Corner, When We Were Very Young, Now We Are Six by A.A. Milne

This is a handsome, fine binding boxed set of four children's classics by A.A. Milne. The books are beautifully bound in leather by "Bayntun" in Bath, England and feature bright gilt lettering and illustrations on the front covers and spines, decorative e...

From CraigsClassics


Principles of Geology: or, the Modern Changes of the Earth and Its Inhabitants , Considered as Illustrative of Geology. In Three Volumes. Sixth Edition by Charles Lyell, Esq. F.R.S

London: John Murray, 1840. Sixth Edition, 1840, handsomely bound in contemporary calf, dark brown and black leather labels with gilt lettering, gilt rules and decorations, front and rear boards all three volumes stamped in gilt "Upper Canada College" and ...

From Dale Steffey Books


Alexander Pope Works - 20 Volumes by Alexander Pope, Homer

This is a great condition, antique collection of 20 Alexander Pope volumes comprised of 2 complete sets (Homer's Iliad and The Works of Alexander Pope) and 1 incomplete set (Homer's Odyssey). The volumes were published in 1796 and 1797 in London by Law, J...

From CraigsClassics


The Description of Greece, by Pausanias. Translated from the Greek. With Notes ... And illustrated with Maps and Views Elegantly Engraved. In Three Volumes by Pausanias; ( Translation by Thomas Taylor )

London: Printed for R. Faulder , 1794. SCARCE. 444; (2), 383, (1); (2), 424 pp. Five full two-page woodcuts plus two fold-out maps, all in vol. I. Maps and woodcuts are Fine. Three Volumes in full calf, protected with clear lacquer coating most likely ...

From Dale Steffey Books


Dragonriders of Pern, 19 Books by Anne McCaffrey

New York: Del Rey,Tor,Atheneum,Nesfa&Walk, 1969. first Editions.. hardcovers. very good Plus/Very Good. 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Some SIGNED. 1st Printing 19 Copyright dates 1969 through 2002. A collection of 19 books covering more than 20 novels and s...

From mclinhavenbooks


A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Arranged in Systematic Order (volumes 1-16)(1811-1815)(First Editions) by Robert Kerr (1757-1813)

First edition, first printing of 16 (of 18) volume set. 1811-1815. Matching half leather and marbled boards. Very good condition. Front and bottom edges trimmed with light decorative sprinkled marbling. To my untrained eye I think these may have had the s...

From Ironwood Hills Books


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