Méquignon-Havard, 1832-1842. Hardcover. Used - Good. Item #177972
8 black quarter-leather hardcover volumes over black and brown marbled boards in good condition. Gold gilt title and volume number blind stamped to spines. Raised bands to spines. Very old library codes to aging paper glued to tail of spines. Rubbing, fading, scuffing, chipping, and some discoloration to extremities. Bumping, wearing, and rubbing to corners of boards as well as to head and tail of spines. Rubbing and chipping to edges of boards and spines as well as to raised bands. Tanning and foxing to page edges. Foxing to pages. Boards ever so slightly warped. Library stamp to front pastedown papers and title pages. Library pockets to back pastedown papers. Light musty odor to interior of all volumes. Volume II: some light water stains to hinge side of pages and some light stress to front hinge. Volume IV: faint greenish discoloration to spine. Volume VI: slight stress to front and back hinges. Volume VII: faint greenish discoloration to spine; heavy chipping to leather at head of spine; slightly cracked back hinge; faint pencil scuffing to front pastedown paper as well as to front endpaper. This set is in overall good condition and is an excellent edition to any collection.