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    Thomas Babington Macaulay. The Complete Writings of Lord Macaulay. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1899-1900. Large Paper Edition, limited to 500 numbered sets, of which this is number 212, with original two-page autograph letter, signed, by Macaulay dated March 29, 1857, and addressed to Lord Clarendon, inlaid into first volume. Twenty octavo volumes. Frontispieces and several illustrated plates inserted throughout. Contemporary three-quarter dark blue morocco, spine with five raised bands, compartments ruled and lettered or decoratively stamped in gilt; top edges gilt, others untrimmed; marbled endpapers. Some joints worn, most just barely starting at top edge; board edges with occasional minor wear; corners softly bump, some with boards exposed; paper covering boards lightly soiled and darkened at edges; faint offsetting to endpapers. Very good. From the library of Sylvester Stallone.

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