1st Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Fine. Item #007865
Three Volumes 12mo. All First Editions. Uniformly and beautifully bound by Whitman Bennett of New York in Contemporary 3/4 brown morocco over linen covered boards. 5 raised bands and 6 compartments. Titles in gilt in C2, author in C4. Floral decoration in all others. t.e.g. Many pages uncut. Comfort Found in Good Old Books - Barse & Hopkins, New York & Newark, 1911. xxi,171pp. 33 full-page plates tipped in. Very minor scuffing/rubbing. Simply gorgeous. Modern English Books Of Power - New York & Newark, 1912. xv,173pp. 32 tipped-in photos and drawings. Very minor scuffing and rubbing to tips. Tear in margin to leaf 165-166, likely when cutting the unopened pages. A solid fine copy. Great Spiritual Writers Of America - San Francisco: Paul Elder and Company, 1916. xix163pp.plus 32 pages of plates. Minor scuffing. Light rubbing to hinges. Small stain to top of rear board. Still just about Fine. A quite handsome set rarely found together and bound as such. Fitch, (1852-1925), wrote book reviews for the San Francisco Chronicle for over 30 years during the last part of the 19th century and into the 20th. A wonderful set.