London/New York: Merrill & Baker, 1902. Hardcover. 4 vols. Ex-library. A set of four folios rebound in black library buckram. Each contains about 50 plates with facing captions. Library stamps and markings inside each and on the edges. Occasional small closed tears held with tape. Dampstaining in all four volumes, resulting in wrinkled pages in I and IV but more severe and visible in II and III, where plate 142 is torn at the bottom. Text is unmarked except for occasional stray scribbles. Bindings tight. Item #149356
Four volumes made up of captioned plates in color and black and white, offering examples of writing from ancient to modern times. Each volume measures approx. 20" x 13.75"