Set of nineteen (19) volumes of illustrated antiquarian books. The Writings of Bret Harte. Standard Library Edition published by Houghton Mifflin New York. Books bear an inscription - Evan Hollister 1900 - 1905 on front overleaf.
About the author: American author Bret Harte was a poet and short story writer and poet who typically focused his work on stories on the characters of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in addition to fiction.
Condition: In EXCELLENT! and complete antique condition. The spines show fading to the green turning a light brown but the gold embossing on the spine is clear and legible. Spine and bind are in EXCELLENT! order with NO! pages separating. Green covers with gold embossed tree design show MINIMAL! wear for the age of the books. Interior pages show MODERATE! foxing. All text is clear and legible, all imagery by James Montgomery Flagg, Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Charles H. Woodbury and others is bright and vivid.
Approximate measurements: each of the nineteen hardcover volumes measures 9-3/8" x 6-3/8" | NO dust jackets.
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