The Novels of Charles Lever, Antique Leather Book Collection, S/36
A fabulous and rare antique limited edition 36-volume leather collection from The Novels of Charles Lever published in London by Downey and Company, Limited from 1897 to 1899.
These are the Copyright Edition, limited to 1000 copies. The books are bound with leather spines and corners over textured green cloth with marbled endpapers and gold page tops. The spines have raised banding with gold leaf stamped designs. There are multiple etchings in all volumes by the famous illustrator, Phiz.
These antique decorative books are perfect for reading and for home decor staging of bookshelves! Included are volumes 1-4, and 6-37.
What a find!! Good condition with a small amount of age-related cover/spine wear to 123-year-old antique books as can be seen in the pictures. Some of the leather on the corners and edges is worn.
The set measures 58" across, 8.75" tall, and 6" front to back.
Included in the set are:
Volume 1. The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer
Volume 2-3. Charles O'Malley
Volume 4. Jack Hinton
Volume 6. Tom Burke of "Ours"
Volume 7. Arthur O'Leary
Volume 8. The O'Donoghue
Volume 9-10. The Knight of Gwynne
Volume 11. Sir Jasper Carew
Volume 12. The Diary and Notes of Horace Templeton
Volume 13. The Confessions of Con Cregan
Volume 14-15. Roland Cashel
Volume 16-17. The Daltons
Volume 18-19. The Dodd Family Abroad
Volume 20. Maurice Thernay
Volume 21-22. The Martins of Cro'Martin
Volume 23. The Fortunes of Glencore
Volume 24-25. Davenport Dunn
Volume 26. One of Them
Volume 27. Barrington
Volume 28. A Day's Ride
Volume 29-30. Luttrell of Arran
Volume 31. Tony Butler
Volume 32-33. Sir Book Fossbrooke
Volume 34. The Bramleighs of Bishop's Folly
Volume 35. That Boy of Norcott's. Paul Goslett's Confessions. A Rent in a Cloud
Volume 36. Lord Kilgobbin
Volume 37. Tales of the Trains. Nuts and Nutcrackers. St. Patrick's Eve