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Fri, Mar 10, 2017 06:30PM EST - Sat, Mar 11, 2017 06:30PM EST
Lot 355

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF

Estimate: $50 - $100

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$900 $100
$2,000 $250
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OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, THE COMPLETE WRITINGS OF..., 1892:Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809-1894). The Complete Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, circa 1904. Having eleven of thirteen volumes, incomplete set. Includes volumes 1 through 11, missing volumes 12 and 13. Each volume half-bound in blue leather with marbled paper sides, gilt spines with raised bands and delicate tooling, top edge gilt. Provenance: From the estate of Daniel Clancy, Voltaire Place, Grosse Pointe Farms.

Condition

With bumping to corners, and rubbing to leather (mostly light to medium) throughout. The leather is dry, and has cracked in some areas, mostly concentrated to the spine. The leather is mildly cracked along the hinges, but otherwise the binding appears tight. With tanning to pages, but text remains clear. With wear to top edge gilt. In good to fine used condition.