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    Daniel De Foe. The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel De Foe. London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854-1856. From the Library of Glenn Ford.

    Six twelvemo volumes (complete). "With Prefaces and Notes, including those attributed to Sir Walter Scott." Portrait frontispiece in volume I.

    Half bound in polished calf over marbled boards. Gilt spine and leather labels. Marbled endpapers and edges. Light wear and rubbing to leather; some scarring. Head of spine of volume VI chipped. Some abrasions to paper of front board of volume I. Offsetting to adjacent pages of frontispiece. Bookplate of Ulysses S. Grant to front pastedown of each volume (this set was part of the large gift of fine books from the Citizens of Boston presented to the general in thanks for his service to the country in 1866). Overall, very good. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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