16 decorative red leather bindings, all in French. oversize 4to, 1/2 leather with red cloth boards and raised spine bands and gold gilt elements. All are in very good condition with just a touch of shop wear. Some volumes with water staining on the covers. Very attractive and decorative group of books. Victor Hugo, Oeuvres Completes (16 of 19? Volumes), 1/2 Red leather over pebbled red fabric, Societe D'Editions Litteraires et Artistiques, ~1900. Mansion Library. NO RESERVE.
This lot was formerly the property of well-known real estate developer Mr. Melvin Simon and his wife, Bren Simon. It is part of the Simon's Asherwood Estate which Mrs. Simon most graciously has gifted to the non-profit Great American Songbook Foundation on whose behalf it is being sold.