By Various
London   J. M. Dent
6" by 4" [7], 2-188, [2]; [5], 2-306; [5], 2-418; [3], 2-398; [7], vi-xlv, 227; [7], iv-vii, [2], 10-281; [5], vi-xlv, 226; [5], 4-287; [5], vi-x, 2-298; [5], 2-285; [5], vi, [1], 2-306; [5], vi, [1], 2-274; [5], vi, [1], 2-257, [1]; [5], vi, [1], 2-274; [5], vi,
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By Various

1900 The Temple Classics

London   J. M. Dent
6" by 4" [7], 2-188, [2]; [5], 2-306; [5], 2-418; [3], 2-398; [7], vi-xlv, 227; [7], iv-vii, [2], 10-281; [5], vi-xlv, 226; [5], 4-287; [5], vi-x, 2-298; [5], 2-285; [5], vi, [1], 2-306; [5], vi, [1], 2-274; [5], vi, [1], 2-257, [1]; [5], vi, [1], 2-274; [5], vi,
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£550.00
: 4kgs / : 720P6

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Illustrated, Leather Binding

A collection from 'The Temple Classics' series, published by J. M. Dent.

The series begun publication in 1897, and continued until the 1950s with over three-hundred titles, though the publication dwindled a little after the introduction of the 'Everyman's Library' series.

The series was edited by Israel Gollancz.

Containing; 

'Maha-Bharata, the Epic of Ancient India', condensed here into English verse by Romesh Dutt, published in 1907, the fourth edition of this work published in this series. Illustrated with a frontispiece.

'The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart', edited and translated by Count Lutzow, published in 1905. Illustrated with a frontispiece.

'The Paradiso of Dante Aligheri', published in 1899, illustrated with a frontispiece.

'The Inferno of Dante Aligheri', published in 1900, illustrated with a frontispiece.

'The Golden Book of Marcus Aurelius', published in 1899, the third edition of this work published in this series. Illustrated with a frontispiece.

'Faust' by Goethe, translated by Albert G. Latham, published in 1902, illustrated with a frontispiece. 

'The Tale of the Argonauts' by Apollonius of Rhodes, translated by Arthur S. Way, published in 1901, illustrated with a frontispiece.

'The Moral Discourses of Epictetus', in two volumes, translated by Elizabeth Carter, published in 1899. Volume I and II illustrated with a frontispiece.

'The Golden Legend or Lives of the Saints', in seven volumes, Englished by William Caxton, edited by F. S. Ellis. Published in 1900. Illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume.

'Critical and Historical Essays', by Thomas Babington Macaulay, Volumes II, III, and IV of a total of five volumes, published in 1900. Illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume.

'Le Morte d'Arthur' by Sir Thomas Malory, in three volumes, being Volumes I, II, and IV, published in 1897, 1898, and 1900. Illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume.

'The Life of Samuel Johnson' by James Boswell, Volumes I to V of six. Volume I published in 1900, Volume II, III, IV, and V published in 1897

'Cranford' by Elizabeth Gaskell', published in 1900. Illustrated with a frontispiece.

Condition

In the original publisher's limp calf binding. Externally, generally smart. Fading to the spines. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spines and to the extremities, resulting in some loss to the head and tail of the spines, with heavier loss to 'Critical and Historical Essays' Volume III. Light marks to the boards and spines. Small tidemark to the rear board of 'The Labyrinth'. Mark to the front board of 'Maha-Bharata'. Some loss to the boards of 'The Golden Legend' Volume I, and to the front board of 'The Golden Legend' Volume IV. A little heavier rubbing to the boards of 'The Golden Legend' Volumes III, IV, and V. A little rubbing and a small amount of loss to the boards of the three volumes of 'Critical and Historical Essays'. Crack to the spine of 'Critical and Historical Essays' Volume II. Loss to the front board of 'Samuel Johnson' Volume I, and II. Rubbing and loss to the front board of 'Samuel Johnson' Volume V. Front hinge of 'Inferno' and 'Samuel Johnson' Volume V are starting but firm. Prior owner's ink inscription and bookseller's label to the front pastedown of 'The Paradiso'. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front endpaper of 'The Inferno'. Bookseller's label to the front pastedown of 'Golden Book', 'The Moral Discourses of Epictetus' Volumes I and II. Internally, firmly bound,' Critical and Historical Essays' Volume I is generally firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and clean with only a couple of light spots. Prior owner's ink inscription to the half-title of 'The Golden Book'.

Very Good

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