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Lot   30
[MONASTERY HILL BINDING]. AINSWORTH, William Harrison (1805-1882). Historical Romances. Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, n.d. 

20 volumes, 8vo. Printed on vellum throughout; frontispieces and plates printed in two states, lettered tissue guards. Full green morocco, covers with triple gilt fillet border surrounding elaborate gilt floral cornerpieces with red morocco onlay turn-ins gilt, watered silk doublures and flyleaves, edges gilt BY THE MONASTERY HILL BINDERY, ca 1904 (some very light rubbing to a few hinges, some very minor scuffs, slight dampstain affecting foot of a few endleaves, otherwise fine).

LIMITED EDITION, number 22 of 250 copies of the "Astral Edition" printed on Japanese vellum with the plates in two states. A fine early exhibition binding by the Monastery Hill Bindery. 

Property from the Collection of Rhoda H. Clark and The Monastery Hill Bindery
  • Estimate$6,000 - $8,000

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