Vintage Asprey's Reference Library, English, Leather, Compendium, 8 Books, 1925

Vintage Asprey's Reference Library, English, Leather, Compendium, 8 Books, 1925

Vintage Asprey's Reference Library, English, Leather, Compendium, 8 Books, 1925

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About this item

This is a vintage Asprey's of London reference library. An English, leather-bound compendium of 8 books, replete with oak display stand, dating to the early 20th century, circa 1925.

Lovingly thumbed over the last century
Displaying a timeworn, desirable patina
Leather bound in dark russet hues with beautiful gilt pages
Displayed on an angled, oak book shelf

Binding to covers has come lose from seven of the set
All covers present, one replacement spine
Internal quality of each book is fortunately in very good order
Covers topics such as French and Latin quotes, the Classics and a French & English Dictionary
An Asprey's Gazettee, Encyclopaedia and World Atlas make for fascinating, period reference

This is a fantastic vintage reference library, whose tomes have been graced by enthusiastic users for decades. Well suited for ornamental display on a desk or for the bibliophile collector. Delivered ready for the home.

Max Width: 20cm (7.75'')
Max Depth: 16.5cm (6.5'')
Max Height With Books: 19.5cm (7.75'')

Shelf Width: 18.5cm (7.25")
Shelf Depth: 8.5cm (3.25")

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Our Ref: 18.6542


W20.0 x H19.5 x D16.5 cm



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United Kingdom


Early 20th Century


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