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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 30, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

This Listing Features: THE BEST OF THE WORLDS CLASSICS 1909 Antique Books Set AMERICAN AUTHORS Poe +

Description: This antique set of 2 books was originally part of a 10 volume set of the best writings in the world from 1281 to 1900. This is the 2-volume subset that features the writers from America. Each volume includes biographies and excerpts from each author. These books measure 6-1/4" x 4-1/8" (pocket size). This set was published by Funk & Wagnall's and Edited by Henry Cabot Lodge. The books are in excellent condition for being over 100 years old with only a few scattered age spots and no writing that we could find. Each volume features the following authors:

Vol. 1 - Edgar Allen Poe, Lowell, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Parkman
Vol. 2 - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Cooper, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne

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