A Rare and Important copy of the limited Edition of 50 large paper copies. This is #7.
This unique example is from the private library of Andrew Carnegie and bears his bookplate. Carnegie came to America from Scotland in 1848. He founded the US steel industry.
He became the wealthiest man in America and spent his later years giving his wealth to Nobel causes, including building over 3,000 libraries world wide.
He owned Skibo Castle in Scotland for decades.
This is the finest example known of the few that exist.
These books were delivered unbound, with the current binding applied on 1896, as marked