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Auction Description for Toovey's: Antiquarian & Collectors Books
Viewing Notes:
11th May 9.30am to 12 noon. 13th May 10am to 4pm. Day of sale 10am to 1pm.
Sale Notes:
www.invaluable.com/Tooveys

Antiquarian & Collectors Books

(189 Lots)

by Toovey's


189 lots with images

May 14, 2013

Spring Gardens

Washington, RH20 3BS United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1903 891955

Fax: +44 (0)1903 891966

Email: auctions@tooveys.com

BINDINGS. - Charles DICKENS. [The Works.] London:

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Description: BINDINGS. - Charles DICKENS. [The Works.] London: Chapman & Hall, Ld., [n.d. but circa 1890.] Twenty-one works in 10 vols., 8vo (182 x 118mm.) Frontispieces. (Some light browning.) Contemporary blue half-calf, spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, red morocco lettering pieces in the second and fourth, the other compartments with repeat decoration in gilt (spines slightly rubbed and faded). - And twenty-one other leather-bound volumes (31).

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BINDINGS. - Walter SCOTT. [The Works.] Edinburgh:

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Description: BINDINGS. - Walter SCOTT. [The Works.] Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1871. 25 vols., 8vo (178 x 118mm.) Plates. Contemporary half-calf, spines gilt in six compartments with raised bands, lettering pieces in the second and fourth, the other compartments with repeat decoration in gilt (slightly soiled, spines slightly faded or darkened).

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HUDSON, W.H. British Birds... new edition. London,

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Description: HUDSON, W.H. British Birds... new edition. London, New York, etc.: 1902. 8vo (190 x 125mm.) 16 plates (8 chromolithographed), uncoloured illustrations. (Some browning.) Contemporary calf, spine gilt (rebacked, old spine laid down), modern slipcase. - And eight other leather-bound volumes (9).

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FORSYTH, Robert. The Principles and Practice of

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Description: FORSYTH, Robert. The Principles and Practice of Agriculture. Edinburgh: 1804. 2 vols., 8vo (215 x 125mm.) Frontispieces and 21 plates (1 folding). (Some spotting and browning, plate XIV torn and repaired and plate XIX shaved with loss.) Near contemporary half-calf (extremities slightly scuffed, spines faded and slightly rubbed).

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COOK, Robertus. Disputatio Juridica de Inofficioso

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Description: COOK, Robertus. Disputatio Juridica de Inofficioso Testamento. Leiden: 1676. 8vo (183 x 129mm.) Woodcut printer's device to title, 12pp. later manuscript notes bound at front and rear. (Some soiling and damp-staining, final printed leaf torn and repaired.) Mid-19th Century calf (rubbed, chipped at head and foot of spine). Provenance: John Cook (manuscript notes and presentation inscription to:); John Lee.

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