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Numbered "Life and Letters of Washington Irving" with Signed Letters, 1883

Item Details

This six-volume set of the limited Memorial Edition of Life and Letters of Washington Irving was rebound in full leather from the originally published three-volume set, which is numbered 271 of 300. Included are various handwritten and printed correspondences from historical figures, including David Wilkie, Washington Irving, James Madison, Thomas Campbell, John Murray, Thomas Moore, George Bancroft, Martin Van Buren, Daniel Webster, Queen Victoria, Count Rumford (Benjamin Thompson), and George W. Custis, among others. An armorial bookplate is affixed to each marbled front pastedown. This set formerly belonged to Rosita de Texada, wife of Julius W. Noyes, a member of the New York Stock Exchange; the two were wed 6 May 1929.

Title and Author/Editor: The Life and Letters of Washington Irving (ed. Pierre M. Irving)
Genre: Anthologies
Binding: Leather
Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons
Publication Year: 1883
Period: Late 19th Century
Place of Publication: New York
Edition Statement: Numbered Edition
Limited Edition: Yes
Language: English
Complete Set: Yes
Number of Books: 6
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Terms & Conditions


- minor red rot and peeling, shaken but generally tight bindings, loose to very loose hinges with some broken front hinges, page discoloration, edge wear, and bowing.


1.75" W x 11.25" H x 8.25" D

- measures volume one.

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