Works of George Meredith. Memorial Edition on Japan paper. 29 Vols. (Complete). [SIGNED].
1/204. Octavo. Original full blue French Levant with gold lettering and gilt-tooling on spines. Raised bands. Top edges gilt. Dentelles. Ex-libris of Lucy Smith Battson* (see below) on each free front endpaper. Limitation page on first volume signed by the publisher. Frontispiece protected with a tissue-guard in each volume. Each title-page in red and black lettering. Scarce and fascinating work of one of the greatest novelists and poets of the Victorian era, profusely illustrated with numerous full-page b/w illustrations, each one being protected with a tissue-guard. Minor rubbing along joints of bindings and slight age-toning on spines. Some offsetting along endpapers. Bindings in overall good to very good, interior in very good condition.
* Lucy [Doheny] Smith Battson was the daughter-in-law of Countess Carrie Estelle Doheny (1875-1958). E. Doheny was a Los Angeles socialite and the second wife of oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny.
Edition: Limited Edition
Book ID: 25416