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Fillmore Millard 1800 - 1874 5 volume set "History of the Great Reformation" from Millard Fillmore's Library - each book signed and dated by Fillmore - adding the date he had all five books rebound!
Collection of Volumes I, II, III, IV, and V of "History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland &c." by J.H. Merle D'AubignÕ©. 299pp, 400pp, 504pp, 480pp, and 518pp respectively, each 4.25" x 7". New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1845, 1843, 1843, 1846, and 1853 respectively. Three title pages are foxed. The joint on Volume III, split at the front inside hinge, has been repaired at the spine. Various foxing. Good condition.
Fillmore has penned on each title page "Millard Fillmore / March 26, 1857 / J-5 / Rebound April 16, 1860." He has crossed out the location of each book on his book shelf in pencil, replacing J-5 with "G-1".
Fillmore had each book attractively rebound in black morocco over olive green boards, spines in compartments with four raised tooled bands, lettered in gilt "D'Aubigne's / Reformation" and volume number in Roman numerals in two compartments. Spine and cover edges and corners rubbed. Each book has feather-pattern marbled endpapers and text block edges.
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Fillmore Millard 1800 - 1874 5 volume set "History of the Great Reformation" from Millard Fillmore's Library - each book signed and dated by Fillmore - adding the date he had all five books rebound!
Collection of Volumes I, II, III, IV, and V of "History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland &c." by J.H. Merle D'AubignÕ©. 299pp, 400pp, 504pp, 480pp, and 518pp respectively, each 4.25" x 7". New York: Robert Carter & Brothers, 1845, 1843, 1843, 1846, and 1853 respectively. Three title pages are foxed. The joint on Volume III, split at the front inside hinge, has been repaired at the spine. Various foxing. Good condition.
Fillmore has penned on each title page "Millard Fillmore / March 26, 1857 / J-5 / Rebound April 16, 1860." He has crossed out the location of each book on his book shelf in pencil, replacing J-5 with "G-1".
Fillmore had each book attractively rebound in black morocco over olive green boards, spines in compartments with four raised tooled bands, lettered in gilt "D'Aubigne's / Reformation" and volume number in Roman numerals in two compartments. Spine and cover edges and corners rubbed. Each book has feather-pattern marbled endpapers and text block edges.

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