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    Major Arthur Griffiths. The History and Romance of Crime. London: [1900]. Edition Nationale, limited to 1,000 sets.

    More Information: Major Arthur Griffiths. The History and Romance of Crime. London: The Grolier Society, [1900]. Edition Nationale, limited to 1,000 sets, of which this is number 301. Twelve volumes; octavo. Hand-colored frontispieces and several black and white illustrated plates inserted throughout, captioned tissue guards. Contemporary brown half-morocco over marbled-paper covered boards; spines in six compartments with five raised bands, ruled in gilt; compartments ruled and lettered or stamped in gilt; top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Backstrips faintly dulled; joints a little stressed; some spine ends and corners, one crown pulled with small closed tears; board edges, particularly the bottom, lightly worn; corners softly bumped. Previous owner signature to some volumes; trace minimal edgewear to pages. Very good. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.

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