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(Philadelphia: C. P. Wayne, various dates, 1804-1807), in five matching volumes, octavo, full calf with gilt spine, marbled endpapers. Owner-inscribed in a period hand by George Barnitz.
8.5 x 5.5 in.The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC.
Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Moderate wear to boards with small corner bumps; moderate foxing; binding remains tight. Overall good condition.