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Auction Description for Mallams: The Gentleman's Library Sale
Auction Description:
The Gentleman's Library Sale
Viewing Notes:
16th April 9am to 1pm. 18th & 19th april 9am to 5pm. Morning of sale from 8.30am.
Sale Notes:
Please note this is a two day sale, Lot Splits are:
20th April - An Extensive Collection of Antiquarian and Modern Books and Associated Literary Items.
21st April - Antique Country House and Library Furniture, Portrait Busts, Pharmacy, Natural History, Bronzes, Musical Instruments, Pictures and Prints, Carpets and Rugs and Wine
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The Gentleman's Library Sale

(801 Lots)

by Mallams


801 lots | 222 with images

April 20, 2011

Bocardo House

St Michael's Street

Oxford, OX1 2EB United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1865 241358

Fax: +44 (0)1865 725483

Email: oxford2@mallams.co.uk

GAY, John, 'Fables by John Gay with A Life of The

Lot 1: GAY, John, 'Fables by John Gay with A Life of The

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Description: GAY, John, 'Fables by John Gay with A Life of The Author', Darton & Harvey, 1793. Vig. to Tp. 67 engrs. on 34 plts. depicting fables. 2 parts in 1. Richard Lovell Edgeworth bkpt. & signature to ffep. Full cf. both bds. det.

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HUNTER, A. (Revised). 'Culina Famulatrix Medicinae

Lot 2: HUNTER, A. (Revised). 'Culina Famulatrix Medicinae

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Description: HUNTER, A. (Revised). 'Culina Famulatrix Medicinae or Receipts in Modern Cookery with Medical Commentary written by IGNOTUS', York, 1806. 4th edn. Frontis. 6mo. uncovered bds.st. Rebacked. Sig. to tp. (F) Edgeworth.

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Lot 3: (SCOTT, Sir Walter), 'The Antiquary', Edingburgh,

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Description: (SCOTT, Sir Walter), 'The Antiquary', Edingburgh, 1816. sig. L.J. Robinson (Lucy Jane Edgeworth). 3 vols. with a letter " To my Dear Harriet .. from MJE. Tog.with 'Rob Roy', Ballantyne, Edinburgh, 1818, 3rd edn. 3 vols. pres. copy insc." Lovl. Edgeworth to Maria Edgeworth who seized it to pay for the 1st volume of The Antiquary". 1/2 marbled bds. worn. vol. 3 rebacked. Plus other Waverley Novels, many insc. 57

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MUNSTER, Sebastian, 'Cosmographie Universalis'

Lot 4: MUNSTER, Sebastian, 'Cosmographie Universalis'

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Description: MUNSTER, Sebastian, 'Cosmographie Universalis' (Bale), Fo. Lacks Frontis & Tp. p. 2-6. 6. 14 Double page maps (1 with tear). 20 Double page Town views including 2 folding (with repairs). Further single page town views, maps and woodcuts in text. (Lacking Maps on pp. 81-84, 87-90, 183-186, 795-798, 939-942.) Last lf. final p. 1160. LIber 1-V1 wdcts. initials. Full cf. worn. hinges weak. Glt. spine. (Def). (see illustration)

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P. VERGILII MARO Nis Latinorum Poetarum Principis

Lot 5: P. VERGILII MARO Nis Latinorum Poetarum Principis

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Description: P. VERGILII MARO Nis Latinorum Poetarum Principis bucolica, Georgica et Aeneis', Baslile, 1544. cont. annot to endpp. margins. Tp. A4. 621 pp. dec. embossed vellum bds. worn. lacks clasps. Bkpt. (see illustration)

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