A striking little set of the Percy Anecdotes with teal marbled boards, leather spines, and gilt touches, published in the 1820s. Compiled by Thomas Byerly (pseudonym Reuben Percy) and Joseph Clinton Robertson (pseudonym Sholto Percy), a collection of stories intended “to combine instruction with amusement; with scrupulous regard to truth, to probability, and to morals.”
A one-of-a-kind set from the Boutique.
|Title||Percy Anecdotes, written by Sholto and Reuben Percy (pseudonyms for Thomas Byerley and Joseph Clinton Robertson)|
|Description||Leather spines and corners/teal and gilt marbled boards/black spine labels carrying gilt lettering/simple gilt decorations to spines/all edges marbled|
|Volumes||4 volumes (odd volumes)|
|Condition||Volume 1, boards detached but present (pictured)|
|Dimensions||4.5" w, 5.5" h, 3.5" d|
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