The Casquet of Literature, a Selection in Poetry & Prose, the Works of the Most Admired Authors


Circa 1873. SIX VOLUME SET with very lovely intricately decorated gold gilt filigree work to front boards & spine. The gilt engraving & motifs are bright and very good on all but one volume which is faded & worn. Gilt to all edges very good. Set includes extracts from the writings of about 500 classic authors with steel engravings. Engraved frontispieces are tissue-guard protected. Volumes vary from good to very good. General wear to edges/ at corners & head/tail of spines & some scattered foxing in several volumes. Volume one lacks front endpaper. Rare to find the complete set in such good condition. Heavy set which will incur extra postage charges - please enquire when ordering. *** Blackie & Son

Edited by: Gibbon, Charles 
Illustrated By: Multiple Illustrators
Published by: Blackie & Son Paternoster Row, Old Bailey, London
Edition: 1873
Bindings: Hardcover
Book Condition: Volumes vary from good to very good 

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