Item #275 Heart and Science. A story of the present time. Wilkie Collins.

Heart and Science. A story of the present time.

London: Chatto & Windus, 1883. First Edition. Triple decker first edition in book form, uniformly bound in a Riviere & Son full polished calf binding with original cloth bound at the rear of each volume. A nice set of one of Collins’s last novels, a didactic novel attacking vivisection.

8vo. 3 vols. xvi, 294pp.; [4], 293pp.; [4], 302pp., [1]; bound with half titles but without advertisement. Parrish 115. Wolff 1356.
Very good in polished calf tripled ruled in gilt, spine decorated in gilt, decorative gilt roll to edges, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, some edgewear, joints starting, lightly rubbed, internally clean and tight a few pages chipped not affecting text with light scattered soiling and foxing, and some offsetting. Item #275

Price: $550.00

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