Cover for Carlyle's Collected Works
One quarter leather binding with red plus gold stamping and embossing and boards covered with marbelized paper
7 1/2 x 5 inches
This elegant sixteen-volume set of the Victorian sage who had already become a classic in his lifetime had a leather spine and corners but used matching marbelized paper both for the cardboard covers and endpapers [GPL].
Photograph and text by George P. Landow.
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