Chambers Biographical Dictionary (Chambers, 1974) Folio Society Special Publication Leather
Chambers Biographical Dictionary
edited by J. O. Thorne and T. C. Collocott
W. & R. Chambers, revised edition 1974
A Folio Society Special Publication in a full leather binding.
Available for members from 1975/6 with some variation between issues – see here.
Hardback. Full brown morocco with gilt title and decoration; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers; a sewn-in ribbon pagemarker. pp , 1432pp. Size: 8.5 x 5.75 inches approx. (214mm x 145mm).
Light shelf wear to binding. A grubby mark to lower margin of title page; edges of page-block a little dusty and toned, top edge gilt bright, spotted to lower edge.
Overall, light wear but otherwise a nice, clean copy – attractive in its leather binding.
ref. [366.9]: Folio 60 – A Bibliography of The Folio Society 1947-2006
ref. Folio Society Devotees at LibraryThing