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350 lots

January 8, 1998

104 East 25th Street

New York, NY, 10010 USA

Phone: 212.254.4710

Fax: 212 979 1017

Email: swann@swanngalleries.com

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Lot 1: [ Abbott, L. B.] Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A True Story, written by Himself. 4 plates. 12mo, original cloth, spine ends chipped; contemporary stamps on front endleaves. New York, 1870

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Description: [ Abbott, L. B.] Seven Wives and Seven Prisons; or, Experiences in the Life of a Matrimonial Monomaniac. A True Story, written by Himself. 4 plates. 12mo, original cloth, spine ends chipped; contemporary stamps on front endleaves. New York, 1870

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Lot 2: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbottt. The Comic History of England. 20 hand-coloured plates by John Leech; numerous wood engravings. 20 parts in 19 [complete]. Large 8vo, original wrappers, occasional rubbing with slight loss; few volumes worm holed in

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Description: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbottt. The Comic History of England. 20 hand-coloured plates by John Leech; numerous wood engravings. 20 parts in 19 [complete]. Large 8vo, original wrappers, occasional rubbing with slight loss; few volumes worm holed in margins; red cloth box. First Edition, First Issue. Tooley 296 London, 1846-48

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Lot 3: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott. The Comic History of Rome. 10 hand-colored plates by John Leech; numerous wood engravings. 10 parts in 9 [Complete]. 8vo, original wrappers, cover and spine lightly chipped on first part, others in very good condition

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Description: A' Beckett, Gilbert Abbott. The Comic History of Rome. 10 hand-colored plates by John Leech; numerous wood engravings. 10 parts in 9 [Complete]. 8vo, original wrappers, cover and spine lightly chipped on first part, others in very good condition First Edition, First Issue. Tooley 298 London,1851

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Lot 4: Addison, Joseph. The Works. 4 engraved plates in Volume 1 (offsetting onto facing pages); 7 woodcut plates in Volume 24 volumes. 4to, contemporary calf, rebacked; scattered marginal foxing, occasional marginal dampstaining, Volume 1 lacks the leaf of

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Description: Addison, Joseph. The Works. 4 engraved plates in Volume 1 (offsetting onto facing pages); 7 woodcut plates in Volume 24 volumes. 4to, contemporary calf, rebacked; scattered marginal foxing, occasional marginal dampstaining, Volume 1 lacks the leaf of binder's directions as usual. Birmingham: John Baskerville for J. and R. Tonson, 1761

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Lot 5: Addison, Joseph. The Works. 6 volumes. 12mo, diced russia gilt, condition varies, many joints rubbed or cracked, covers lightly scuffed; volumes variously foxed and dampstained. First American Edition. Sold As Is. New York, 1811

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Description: Addison, Joseph. The Works. 6 volumes. 12mo, diced russia gilt, condition varies, many joints rubbed or cracked, covers lightly scuffed; volumes variously foxed and dampstained. First American Edition. Sold As Is. New York, 1811

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