Lot 2001: 3V AN ASYLUM FOR FUGITIVE PIECES IN PROSE AND VERSE 1785-1793 First Edition English Literature Antique Serial Anthology Poetry Letters
December 9, 2012
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: An Asylum for Fugitive Pieces in Prose and Verse, Not In Any Other Collection, with Several Pieces Never Before Published. A New Edition, Including Many Pieces Not in the Former Edition, and Several Never Before Printed
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: J. Debrett
Printing Information: First Edition
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Complete: No
Width: 4.5" Height: 7.25"
Condition / Notes: This is a rare first edition collection of volumes 1, 2 and 4 of this work.
Antique set is bound in full leather, with gilt decorative designs to spines. Antique volumes show extensive external wear. First volume has detached front board and lacks almost entire spine cover. Hinges of remaining two volumes are weak. Antique armorial bookplate appears on each front flyleaf. Volumes have varying degrees of foxing. Page 115 of fourth volume has two-line annotation to text.
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