- First volume, New York: A.C. Armstrong & Son, New York: The Office of Publishers' Weekly, 1881; other volumes 1885-19,
- first five volumes thick tall 4to. through 1900; then thick 8vo. for last three volumes through 1910.
- contemporary half leather with cloth-covered boards.
- Thousands of pages.
Price: $450.00 save 20% $360.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 59008
First edition of this massive "Books-in-Print" for this entire period from when Kelly ended his work up to 1910. The work was started under the direction of F. Leypoldt with the first volume compiled by Lynds E. Jones, the second volume covers 1876 to 1884 and was compiled by R.R. Bowker and Miss A.I. Appleton. Bowker continued his work up to 1900. Ex-library set with markings. Covers rubbed. Hinges cracked, with a few covers detached. Five volumes have spines partially detached. Volume 1890-1895 is missing title page and Volume 1900-1905 is missing front cover and title page.