14 December 2000
STEVENS, Benjamin Franklin (1833-1902). Facsimiles of Manuscripts in European Archives Relating to America 1773-1783 with Descriptions, Editorial Notes, Collations, References and Translations. London: [Issued only to subscribers], 1889-1898.
25 volumes, 2o (345 x 210 mm). Photographic facsimiles and engraved portraits. Red crushed levant morocco gilt, the covers with triple-fillet border and budding flower corner ornaments, the spines in six compartments, with five raised bands, gilt-lettered in two, an ornament panel with single- and double-fillet border around a diamond border of opened and closed circles centering a tulip device; red morocco turn-ins gilt with single-, double- and triple-fillet borders, rose corner devices; white watered silk linings; t.e.g., others uncut (a few slight chips).
LIMITED EDITION, one of 200 copies. A SUMPTUOUSLY BOUND SET OF STEVENS'S IMPORTANT FACSIMILES. (25)
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