New York: The Collegiate Society, 1905. Limited Edition. Cloth. National Edition, limited to 500 numbered copies (this set un-numbered). A Very Good set.19 titles of Irving's works, bound in 28 volumes. 8vos., each volume approximately 450 pages, many volumes illustrated with a frontispiece. Uniformly bound in the publisher's green cloth, with titles on a paper label on the spines. Top edge gilt. Most volumes with light edge wear, a few volumes have a small dent (or cut) in the fore edge of the rear board. Title labels rubbed and tanned. Previous owner's handsome book plate present in all volumes. Most text signatures remain unopened. A Very Good set. *** The titles are: Crayon Papers; The Alhambra; Conquest of Granada; Bonneville; Oliver Goldsith; Tales of a Traveller; Wolfert's Roost; Knickerbocker's New York; Astoria; Sketch Book; Salmagundi; Bracebridge Hall; Astoria; Spanish Papers; Biographies and Miscellanies; Life and Voyages of Columbus (3 volumes); Life and Letters (3 volumes); Life of Mahomet (2 volumes); Life of Washington (5 volumes). ***. Very Good. Item #23343
The Collegiate Society's National Edition (with Limited Edition printed on the title labels on the spines) of the complete works of Irving.