Boston: James Osgood & Co., 1872. Special Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7. Very Good. Item #8357
Very Handsome eight-volume set issued between 1872-1874. Bound in 3/4-calf over marbled boards with marbled endpapers and text-block edges. Raised bands to spine with red and deep green spine labels and elaborate gilt tooling. A few minor scuffs along the extremities but overall a very handsome set of fine bindings. Contemporary 1874 p/o signature to top of each front end paper. Light and very sporadic foxing. May-Day with a light dampstain to lower edge. A GORGEOUS set. Titles include Society and Solitude, Essays (two volumes), May-Day, Representative Men, Conduct of Life, Miscellanies( Mild chip to lower front spine edge), and English Traits.