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Book Condition: Very Good
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Very Good. Vulumes 1-28 of the Outward Bound edition. Issued over a period of time, this set grew to 36 volumes over a period of many years. Dates on this set range from 1899 - 1920. all volumes have clean, clear pages, b&w frontis with printed tissue guard, other b&w illustrations within. Two copies bear an owners signature and one has light pencil marking inside the front cover, otherwise they are unmarked. They are bound in red cloth, save volume 28 which matches in olive (the front of 28 is sunned), the front covers each have a gold border and white medallion in the center with an embossed elephant. This medallion is bordered in gold. Spines have gold lettering and a very nice art nouveau floral decoration in gold. Top edges gilt. A few volumes show wear at the top of the spine. The state of the hinges is thus: V.7 broken hinges, v 20 front hinge broken, v14 back hing just starting, vols 8.10.14 hinges barely starting. All others quite firm. Corners are sharp.