Lot 101: HAYLEY, WILLIAM. The Life of George Romney. Chichester: T. Payne, 1809. Inscribed "From the Author" on the front blank. Finely...

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Description: HAYLEY, WILLIAM. The Life of George Romney. Chichester: T. Payne, 1809. Inscribed "From the Author" on the front blank. Finely bound by Birdsall in full blue morocco gilt, the upper cover with an intricate floral border in gilt with gilt cornerpieces, this carried over to the turn-ins, marlbed endpapers. With 12 plates (including one by Blake). Bookplate of Nelson Doubleday, some wear to joints, scratch to cover, contemporary ownership signature to verso of title, foxing and dampstain affecting lower corner of most plates.


C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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