(Fine Bindings) 16 Vols. Riley, James Whitcomb. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1898-1914. #197/204 sets on Japan paper. 8vo, contemporary double gilt-paneled full crushed brown niger morocco, cover corner gilt ornaments, gilt spine compartments, turn-ins gilt, top edges gilt, raised bands, purple silked endpapers; occasionally slightly scuffed, all bands intact, by the Riverside Press bindery. Frontispieces. Internally clean. With holograph fair copy of Riley's verse A. E. Poe pastiche, "Leonaine," signed by James Whitcomb Riley inserted.
Estimate $300-500


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Sold for $469 (buyer's premium included)