Stockholm: Imprimerie Royale, 1904 - 1961. Forty-two numbers, in forty volumes. Quarto. Numbers for 1901-4 bound up in two volumes, handsome three-quarter gilt calf and marbled boards, wrappers bound in; numbers for 1907, 1908, 1909 each bound up in three quarter morocco and marbled boards, original wrappers not bound in; remainder in original printed wrappers. Bookplate in each volume, a few volumes lightly soiled and a few spine slightly chipped; many fine and unopened, often in original glassine. Item #WRCLIT74966
A good, long, slightly broken run of the official publication of the Nobel Prize committee, most often published annually (the exception being the war years), including the speeches and papers of the Laureates, portraits, proceedings, etc. The years present here are: 1901-4 (bound in two volumes), 1905-1913, 1914/18 (quadruple number), 1919/20, 1921/2, 1924/5 (double numbers), 1926-39, 1940/44 (quadruple number), 1945-47, 1949, and 1956 through 1961. In the majority of cases, these volumes represent first appearances of significant works by Laureates in a multitude of disciplines.