Lot 401: 5 Titles incl: BISHOP BURNET'S... 1724. Vol I.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [History/Magazines/Prints] 5 Titles. ++ William Gilpin. AN ESSAY ON PRINTS. Lon: R. Blamire, 1792, Fourth Edition. Contemp boards. Spine lacking, printed label reattached. ++ NECROLOGY: Being Memoirs of the Lives of Eminent and Extraordinary Characters. Among which are those of Theodore, King of Corsica. Lavoisier, the Chemist. Bruce, the celebrated Traveller. Daniel Dancer, the Miser. LAbbe Barthelemi. Dr. Kippis. Catharine II. Stanislaus, King of Poland. Dr. Richard Farmer. General Hoche. Thomas Pennant. John Wilkes. Mary Wollstonecraft. Rev. W. Mason. Sir John Dryden. Edmund Burke. Lord Amherst Lon: Printed for Lackington, Allen, and Co./ By Bensley, 1805. Contemp boards. Partly disbound. Pencil marginalia to bio of John Wilkes (pp518-552), a London politician accused of libel, prosecuted, and imprisoned, and later alderman of London. ++ BISHOP BURNETS HISTORY OF HIS OWN TIME. Vol I only (of 2). Lon: Thomas Ward, 1724. Contemp leather. Joints split, text very good. ++ THE LONDON MAGAZINE: AND MONTHLY CHRONOLOGER. 1 volume containing Jan.-Dec. 1746, plus title leaf, Preface, and index. Lon: for T. Astley/ sold by R. Baldwin. Leather mostly stripped from exterior. Foxed, tear to folding plate. ++ THE LONDON MAGAZINE OR GENTLEMANS MONTHLY INTELLIGENCER. Vol. XL. 1 volume containing 12 issues (Jan.-Dec.), engr title, frontis, index. Lon: R. Baldwin. Lacking at least 1 plate, several others have tear. Contemp ½ leather worn, front cover separated. ++ Sold with all faults. 13.6 Lb.