New York: MacMillan and Co., 1882. 1st Edition. Three vols., vi 328; [vi] 327; vi 340 pp. 8vo., 7-5/8" x 5-1/4" Contemporaneous half dark-purple calf and marbled paper boards, marbled endpapers, backstrip with five raised bands, lettered in gilt. A VG set, backstrip a bit sunned, edges and corners somewhat rubbed, joints cracking; text block is still tight and internally clean and complete; overall VG. Item #44996
Armorial bookplate to each volume: "Ex Libris Fidelis. Lester. 'Still am busy bookes assembling / For to have plentie it is a pleasant thing.'"