Very Good + / Very Good. Item #9714
Chicago: Argus Books, 1929. First Edition. Two octavo volumes in slipcase. 288 pp.; 300 pp. Color frontispiece to each volume with tissue guard with additional black and white and color illustrations by Austen. Illustrated dust jackets. Blue boards stamped in gilt. Top edges gilt. Black publisher's slipcase with moire patina.
Dust jackets with some slight and shallow chipping along edges. Heavy toning at spine. Boards gently rubbed at extremities and corners slightly bumped. Bindings sound. Touch of light and intermittent spotting to pages but overall clean and unmarked. Slipcase worn with exposure along edges and cracked along top edge front corner. Overall structurally holding and serviceable.