Lot 272: GODWIN, William (1756-1836).  Essay on Sepulchres: or, A Proposal for Erecting some Memorial of the Illustrious Dead in all Ages on the Spot where their Remains have been Interred. London: W. Miller, 1809. Small 8vo. Engraved portrait of Godwin, dated 1805 [extracted from another work], engraved frontispiece (portrait and frontispiece browned and spotted, frontispiece offset onto title, occasional light spotting and staining). Modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine with red morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: some pencil lining in borders. FIRST EDITION. With various other works in 20 volumes including Mrs Douglas's The Life of Professor Gellert; with a Course of Moral Lessons (Kelso, 1805, 3 vols., calf), A Sketch of the Life of the late Richard Reynolds, of Bristol (Bristol, 1816, wrappers), George Macdonald's Malcolm (London, 1875, 3 vols., FIRST EDITION of this scarce title, in original cloth), Frances Mary Peard's Schloss and Town (London, 1882, 3 vols.) and William Blane's Cynegetica; or, Essays on Sporting: Consisting of Observations on Hare Hunting ([London, n.d.], calf), most FIRST EDITIONS. *********PLEASE NOTE THE MACDONALD HAS 3 VOLUMES*****************

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Description: GODWIN, William (1756-1836).  Essay on Sepulchres: or, A Proposal for Erecting some Memorial of the Illustrious Dead in all Ages on the Spot where their Remains have been Interred. London: W. Miller, 1809. Small 8vo. Engraved portrait of Godwin, dated 1805 [extracted from another work], engraved frontispiece (portrait and frontispiece browned and spotted, frontispiece offset onto title, occasional light spotting and staining). Modern calf-backed marbled boards, spine with red morocco lettering-piece. Provenance: some pencil lining in borders. FIRST EDITION. With various other works in 20 volumes including Mrs Douglas's The Life of Professor Gellert; with a Course of Moral Lessons (Kelso, 1805, 3 vols., calf), A Sketch of the Life of the late Richard Reynolds, of Bristol (Bristol, 1816, wrappers), George Macdonald's Malcolm (London, 1875, 3 vols., FIRST EDITION of this scarce title, in original cloth), Frances Mary Peard's Schloss and Town (London, 1882, 3 vols.) and William Blane's Cynegetica; or, Essays on Sporting: Consisting of Observations on Hare Hunting ([London, n.d.], calf), most FIRST EDITIONS. *********PLEASE NOTE THE MACDONALD HAS 3 VOLUMES*****************
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