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Books & Manuscripts

by Freeman's

Platinum House

452 lots | 375 with images

September 26, 2013

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1808 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA, 19103 USA

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3 vols. Fine Bindings: Marcus Aurelius, Antonius. The Thoughts of the Emperor. London: George Bell, 1890. #44/100 l.p....

Lot 1: 3 vols. Fine Bindings: Marcus Aurelius, Antonius. The Thoughts of the Emperor. London: George Bell, 1890. #44/100 l.p....

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Description: 3 vols. Fine Bindings: Marcus Aurelius, Antonius. The Thoughts of the Emperor. London: George Bell, 1890. #44/100 l.p. copies. 8vo, contemp full blue-black morocco, gilt-lettered spine, t.e.g., quadruple-gilt fillet turn-ins, raised bands, vellum doublures & endpapers, by Riviere & Son; occasionally a little scuffed. * Louys, Pierre. Aphrodite. Paris, 1896. Tall 12mo, contemp full polished blue-black morocco, gilt-lettered spine, a.e.g., inner dentelles gilt, raised bands, by Zaehnsdorf (dated 1897); corners just scuffed. * Kipling, Rudyard. The Five Nations. London: Methuen, 1903. 2nd ed. 8vo, contemp full hand-painted gilt-ruled full vellum with mother-of-pearl & other inlays, vellum doublures and endpapers; slightly dust smudged. Easton Nelson Library ticket on front doublures.

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10 vols. Fine Leather Bindings: Rowe, Nicholas. The Works. London, 1747. 2 vols. 12mo, contemp calf, gilt. Portrait, f...

Lot 2: 10 vols. Fine Leather Bindings: Rowe, Nicholas. The Works. London, 1747. 2 vols. 12mo, contemp calf, gilt. Portrait, f...

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Description: 10 vols. Fine Leather Bindings: Rowe, Nicholas. The Works. London, 1747. 2 vols. 12mo, contemp calf, gilt. Portrait, fold plate (torn). Ex-library. * Doran, Dr. Annals of the English Stage. London, 1888. 3 vols. 8vo, orig 1/2 calf & cloth, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed; scuffed. Frontises, other illus. Ex-library. * Bunyan, John. The Pilgrim's Progress. London, 1861. 4to, contemp 3/4 purple-brown morocco & cloth, gilt, t.e.g.; extremities & joints often rubbed. Illus. * Livingstone, David. The Life and Explorations. London, n.d. [ca 1880]. Lg 4to, orig 1/2 black calf & gilt pictorial cloth; extremities occasionally rubbed. Map, tinted lithos, other illus. * Perry, Amos. Carthage & Tunis, Past & Present. Providence, RI, 1869. 8vo, modern 1/2 black calf & cloth, green morocco spine label. Internally toned. * * Bigham, Clive. The Prime Ministers of Britain. 1721-1921. New York, 1924. 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco & marbled bds, gilt, a.e.g., raised bands. Plates. * Baldwin, W.C. African Hunting. Bulawayo, 1981. 8vo, orig hide, slipcase. Sold with all faults as bdgs.

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53 vols. Ainsworth, W. Harrison: Sir John Chiverton. London: J. Ebers, 1826. 1st ed. * Rookwood. London: R. Bentley...

Lot 3: 53 vols. Ainsworth, W. Harrison: Sir John Chiverton. London: J. Ebers, 1826. 1st ed. * Rookwood. London: R. Bentley...

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Description: 53 vols. Ainsworth, W. Harrison: Sir John Chiverton. London: J. Ebers, 1826. 1st ed. * Rookwood. London: R. Bentley, 1834. 1st ed. 3 vols. * Rookwood. L: J. Macrone, 1836. Illus by George Cruikshank. * Jack Sheppard. L: R. B., 1839. 1st ed. 3 vols. Illus by G. Cruikshank. * Guy Fawkes. L: R. B., 1841. 1st ed. 3 vols. Illus by G. Cruikshank. * The Tower of London. L: R. B., 1840. 1st ed. Illus by G. Cruikshank. * Old Saint Paul. L: H. Cunningham, 1841. 1st ed. 3 vols. Illus by John Franklin. * Windsor Castle. L: H. Colburn, 1843. Illus by G. Cruikshank, et al. * Saint James's. L: J. Mortimer, 1844. 1st ed. 3 vols. Illus by G. Cruikshank. * Old Saint Paul's. L, 1847. Illus by John Franklin & H.K. Browne. * The Miser's Daughter. L, 1848. 3rd ed. Illus by G. Cruikshank. * Crichton. L: Chapman and Hall, 1849. 3rd ed. Illus by H.K. Browne. * The Star Chamber. L: G. Routledge, 1854. 1st ed. Illus by John Gilbert. * The Flitch of Bacon. L: G. R., 1854. 1st ed. Illus by John Gilbert. * Ballads. L: G. R., 1855. 1st ed. Illus by J.G. * Guy Fawkes. L: G. R., 1857. Illus by G. Cruikshank. * The Lord Mayor of London. L: C. & H., 1862. 1st ed. 3 vols. * The Cardinal Pole. L: C. & H., 1863. 1st ed. 3 vols. * John Law. L: C. & H., 1864. 3 vols. * The Old Court. L: C. & H., 1867. 1st ed. 3 vols. * Beau Nash. L: G. R., n.d. [ca 1879]. 3 vols. * Stanley Brereton. L: G. R., n.d. [ca 1881]. 3 vols. * Ellis, Sim. William Harrison Ainsworth and His Friends. L: 1911. 2 vols. * Lot also incl 6 assorted vols from 4 triple-decker titles. All various 8vo formats, all bound in 20th-century full polished scarlet gilt-paneled crushed morocco, gilt-lettered & ruled floral spines, t.e.g., by Rickers & Son; occasionally scuffed, scattered light internal wear. All except Ellis with orig cloth covers bound in. Bookplates of Sir Charles Philip Huntington .

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9 vols. (British Gazetteers): The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales ... 1840-1844. London, etc.: A. Fullarton,...

Lot 4: 9 vols. (British Gazetteers): The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales ... 1840-1844. London, etc.: A. Fullarton,...

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Description: 9 vols. (British Gazetteers): The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales ... 1840-1844. London, etc.: A. Fullarton, 1845. 4 vols. * The Topographical, Statistical and Historical Gazetteer of Scotland. Edinburgh, etc.: A. Fullarton, 1845. 3 vols. * The Parliamentary Gazetteer of Ireland, 1844-1845. Dublin, etc.: A. Fullarton, 1845. 2 vols. All lg 8vo, later 3/4 tan calf & cloth, gilt, spines gilt, a.e.g.; occasionally slightly scuffed. Engraved frontis views, double-page & fold maps. Internally clean. Bookplates of Sir Julius Wernher.

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10 vols. Browning, Robert. The Works of ... London: Smith, Elder, 1912. #395/500 (of 526). 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed navy-...

Lot 5: 10 vols. Browning, Robert. The Works of ... London: Smith, Elder, 1912. #395/500 (of 526). 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed navy-...

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Description: 10 vols. Browning, Robert. The Works of ... London: Smith, Elder, 1912. #395/500 (of 526). 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed navy-blue niger morocco & cloth, gilt, gilt-lettered & decorated spines, t.e.g., gilt-decorated raised bands; joints very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. Frontises. Some very minor internal spotting, but a bright, tight, attractive set.

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2 vols. Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. #159/174. Translated by John Payne. Illus...

Lot 6: 2 vols. Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. #159/174. Translated by John Payne. Illus...

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Description: 2 vols. Boccaccio, Giovanni. The Decameron. London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1893. #159/174. Translated by John Payne. Illus by Louis Chalon. 4to, mid-20th-century 3/4 crushed blue niger morocco & marbled bds, spines gilt, raised bands, red morocco spine labels. Photogravure plates. Internally clean, bright bdg.

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16 vols. Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works, with His Letters and Journals and His Life by Thomas Moore. Boston:...

Lot 7: 16 vols. Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works, with His Letters and Journals and His Life by Thomas Moore. Boston:...

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Description: 16 vols. Byron, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works, with His Letters and Journals and His Life by Thomas Moore. Boston: Francis A. Niccolls, 1900. 1/150, signed by the editor, Richard Henry Stoddard. 8vo, contemp 3/4 turquoise levant morocco & marbled bds, gilt, gilt-lettered foliate & coronetted spines, gilt-decorated raised bands, t.e.g, other edges untrimmed; occasionally slightly scuffed. Double suite of plates (colored & plain gravure).

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31 vols. Carlyle, Thomas. The Works. London: Chapman & Hall, 1897-1902. Centenary Edition. 8vo, contemp 3/4 polished brow...

Lot 8: 31 vols. Carlyle, Thomas. The Works. London: Chapman & Hall, 1897-1902. Centenary Edition. 8vo, contemp 3/4 polished brow...

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Description: 31 vols. Carlyle, Thomas. The Works. London: Chapman & Hall, 1897-1902. Centenary Edition. 8vo, contemp 3/4 polished brown calf & cloth, gilt-paneled spines, triple-gilt rules with decorative finials on raised bands, t.e.g., other edges rough trimmed; spine slightly faded, occasionally a little scuffed. Frontises.

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4 vols. Churchill, Winston S. Marlborough, His Life and Times. London: George G. Harrap, [1933-1938]. 1st ed. Lg 8vo, ori...

Lot 9: 4 vols. Churchill, Winston S. Marlborough, His Life and Times. London: George G. Harrap, [1933-1938]. 1st ed. Lg 8vo, ori...

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Description: 4 vols. Churchill, Winston S. Marlborough, His Life and Times. London: George G. Harrap, [1933-1938]. 1st ed. Lg 8vo, orig gilt-decorated purple cloth, t.e.g, gilt-lettered spines; minor wear, mild spotting on covers of vol 1, d/js (upper fore-edge corner of front panel of vol 1 chipped away, other scattered, mostly light wear). Frontis portraits, plates, maps, plans & facs. Light to moderate foxing to front matter in vol 1, other scattered light foxing.

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38 vols. Churchill, Winston S. The Collected Works. London: 1973-1976. 1/3000. Centenary Edition. Lg 8vo, orig vellum, gi...

Lot 10: 38 vols. Churchill, Winston S. The Collected Works. London: 1973-1976. 1/3000. Centenary Edition. Lg 8vo, orig vellum, gi...

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Description: 38 vols. Churchill, Winston S. The Collected Works. London: 1973-1976. 1/3000. Centenary Edition. Lg 8vo, orig vellum, gilt, slipcase. Clean, bright, attractive set.

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4 vols. Cowper, William. The Life and Letters. London: J. Johnson, 1812. Tall 8vo, contemp full gilt-paneled polished cal...

Lot 11: 4 vols. Cowper, William. The Life and Letters. London: J. Johnson, 1812. Tall 8vo, contemp full gilt-paneled polished cal...

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Description: 4 vols. Cowper, William. The Life and Letters. London: J. Johnson, 1812. Tall 8vo, contemp full gilt-paneled polished calf, richly gilt foliate & floral spine compartments, dark green morocco spine labels; slightly scuffed. Frontis portrait. Front matter of vol 1 moderately foxed, otherwise internally clean & attractive. Period bdg.

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24 vols. Dickens, Charles. [Works.] [London] Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1937-1938. #188/877. 8vo, contemp full gilt-pane...

Lot 12: 24 vols. Dickens, Charles. [Works.] [London] Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1937-1938. #188/877. 8vo, contemp full gilt-pane...

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Description: 24 vols. Dickens, Charles. [Works.] [London] Bloomsbury: Nonesuch Press, 1937-1938. #188/877. 8vo, contemp full gilt-paneled crushed levant morocco, raised bands, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, all with black morocco spine labels on bdgs of various colors. Illus. Incl orig woodblock & a ptd pull from it in a morocco-bound case. Bright, attractive set.

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1 vol. (Dulac, Edmund, illus.) Omar Khayyam. The Rubaiyat. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]. Translated by Edward Fitzg...

Lot 13: 1 vol. (Dulac, Edmund, illus.) Omar Khayyam. The Rubaiyat. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]. Translated by Edward Fitzg...

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Description: 1 vol. (Dulac, Edmund, illus.) Omar Khayyam. The Rubaiyat. London: Hodder & Stoughton, [1909]. Translated by Edward Fitzgerald. #468/750. 4to, slightly late full gilt-paneled crushed green levant morocco, richly gilt decorated spine compartments, t.e.g, other edges untrimmed, dark green morocco spine label, raised bands; occasionally slightly scuffed. With 20 mtd color plates, lettered tissue guards. Light foxing to front matter, other scattered minor foxing to text margins.

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10 vols. Fielding, Henry. The Novels. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. #61/520, printed by Shakespeare Head Press. 8vo, co...

Lot 14: 10 vols. Fielding, Henry. The Novels. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. #61/520, printed by Shakespeare Head Press. 8vo, co...

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Description: 10 vols. Fielding, Henry. The Novels. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. #61/520, printed by Shakespeare Head Press. 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed burgundy niger morocco, gilt, gilt-lettered & decorated spine compartments, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, raised bands, by the Riverside Press; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. Plates. Mostly unopened. Bright, attractive bdg.

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6 vols. Franklin, Benjamin. The Works. Philadelphia: William Duane, 1808, 1809, 1817, 1818. 8vo, contemp or near-contemp...

Lot 15: 6 vols. Franklin, Benjamin. The Works. Philadelphia: William Duane, 1808, 1809, 1817, 1818. 8vo, contemp or near-contemp...

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Description: 6 vols. Franklin, Benjamin. The Works. Philadelphia: William Duane, 1808, 1809, 1817, 1818. 8vo, contemp or near-contemp polished green tree calf, spines richly gilt; occasionally scuffed. Engraved additional titles, 3 frontis portraits, plates, fold map, facs. Some light foxing. Bookplate & ownership signatures of James Kirke Paulding. Incl the first American appearance of Franklin's autobiography. Complete, in attractive period bdg. Ford 568.

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12 vols. Froude, James Anthony. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. London, 1862-1870....

Lot 16: 12 vols. Froude, James Anthony. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. London, 1862-1870....

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Description: 12 vols. Froude, James Anthony. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. London, 1862-1870. 3rd ed, revised. 8vo, near-contemp full polished tree calf, gilt, richly gilt spine compartments, turn-ins gilt, green & red morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers & edges; joints & spines a little scuffed, but bright, attractive bdg.

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10 vols. Goldsmith, Oliver. The Works of ... New York: Putnam's, [1908]. #48/1000, Turk's Head Ed. 8vo, orig 3/4 crushed...

Lot 17: 10 vols. Goldsmith, Oliver. The Works of ... New York: Putnam's, [1908]. #48/1000, Turk's Head Ed. 8vo, orig 3/4 crushed...

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Description: 10 vols. Goldsmith, Oliver. The Works of ... New York: Putnam's, [1908]. #48/1000, Turk's Head Ed. 8vo, orig 3/4 crushed purple levant morocco & marbled bds, gilt, gilt floral spine compartments with morocco inlays, gilt lettering, gilt-decorated raised bands, t.e.g, other edges untrimmed, by Ebercrombie & Lamothe. Photogravure plates. Bright & attractive.

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2 vols. Grant, U[lysses] S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: C.L. Webster, 1885-1886. 1st ed. Lg 8vo, orig pub 3...

Lot 18: 2 vols. Grant, U[lysses] S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: C.L. Webster, 1885-1886. 1st ed. Lg 8vo, orig pub 3...

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Description: 2 vols. Grant, U[lysses] S. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant. New York: C.L. Webster, 1885-1886. 1st ed. Lg 8vo, orig pub 3/4 dark brown morocco & cloth, gilt, gilt medallions on covers; slightly scuffed. Portraits, plates, facs, 43 maps. Old paper clip residue on vol 1 half-title, stamped control number on verso of vol 1 portrait. Tight, crisp copy.

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Lot 19: 10 vols. Handel, G[eorge] F. The Vocal Works. London: Button & Whitaker, n.d. [ca 1805-1808]. Arranged for organ or piano...

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Description: 10 vols. Handel, G[eorge] F. The Vocal Works. London: Button & Whitaker, n.d. [ca 1805-1808]. Arranged for organ or piano forte by John Clarke. Folio, contemp 1/2 straight-grained black morocco & marbled bds, spines richly gilt; occasionally scuffed. Engraved title-pages & music. General titles moderately foxed, engraved music generally clean. Armorial bookplates & Easton Neston Library label on paste-downs. Vol 4, "The Messiah," with list of subscribers.

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2 vols. Hogarth, William. The Genuine Works of ... London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808-1810. Commentary by J...

Lot 20: 2 vols. Hogarth, William. The Genuine Works of ... London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808-1810. Commentary by J...

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Description: 2 vols. Hogarth, William. The Genuine Works of ... London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808-1810. Commentary by John Nichols and George Steevens. 4to, contemp brown half-calf & marbled bds, red morocco spine labels; repaired, bds scuffed. With approx 160 engraved (incl portrait) plates. Light foxing throughout. Presumed complete.

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Lot 21: 19 vols. Kingsley, Charles. The Life and Works. London: Macmillan, 1901. 1/525. 8vo, contemp full octuple-gilt fillet pan...

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Description: 19 vols. Kingsley, Charles. The Life and Works. London: Macmillan, 1901. 1/525. 8vo, contemp full octuple-gilt fillet paneled russet brown crushed levant morocco with corner foliate gilt ornaments, gilt-lettered & richly gilt foliate spine compartments, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, triple fillet turn-ins with foliate gilt corner ornaments, watered silk doublures & end leaves, raised bands, by the Monastery Hill Bindery; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed, perhaps some minor wear to silk. Portrait. Kingsley ALs & AN mtd to front blank.

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29 vols. Kipling, Rudyard. The Writings in Prose and Verse. New York: Scribner's, 1920-1931. 8vo, contemp 3/4 black moroc...

Lot 22: 29 vols. Kipling, Rudyard. The Writings in Prose and Verse. New York: Scribner's, 1920-1931. 8vo, contemp 3/4 black moroc...

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Description: 29 vols. Kipling, Rudyard. The Writings in Prose and Verse. New York: Scribner's, 1920-1931. 8vo, contemp 3/4 black morocco & marbled bds, gilt-lettered & ornamented spine compartments, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. Frontises. Attractive set.

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12 vols. Lamb, Charles. The Life and Works of ... London: Macmillan, 1899. 1/675. 8vo, contemp 3/4 russet straight-graine...

Lot 23: 12 vols. Lamb, Charles. The Life and Works of ... London: Macmillan, 1899. 1/675. 8vo, contemp 3/4 russet straight-graine...

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Description: 12 vols. Lamb, Charles. The Life and Works of ... London: Macmillan, 1899. 1/675. 8vo, contemp 3/4 russet straight-grained morocco, gilt, gilt-lettered spine, gilt diamond-decorated raised bands, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, by Natchard's; occasionally slightly scuffed. Scattered light foxing to fore- & bottom edges. Bright, attractive bdg.

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5 vols. Lysons, Daniel. The Environs of London ... with ... An Historical Account of ... Middlesex ... London: A. Strahan...

Lot 24: 5 vols. Lysons, Daniel. The Environs of London ... with ... An Historical Account of ... Middlesex ... London: A. Strahan...

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Description: 5 vols. Lysons, Daniel. The Environs of London ... with ... An Historical Account of ... Middlesex ... London: A. Strahan for T. Cadell, Jun, and W. Davier, 1795-1800. 4to, contemp 1/2 calf & marbled bds & edges, gilt-decorated raised bands, green & russet morocco labels; occasionally scuffed, raised bands occasionally rubbed. Engraved plates, maps, pedigrees. Scattered, generally light foxing, edges of text & plates occasionally darkened. Complete, sound set.

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16 vols.  Mitchell, Donald G. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1907. #10/25 (of 204). 8vo, orig 3/4 crushed scarlet levan...

Lot 25: 16 vols. Mitchell, Donald G. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1907. #10/25 (of 204). 8vo, orig 3/4 crushed scarlet levan...

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Description: 16 vols. Mitchell, Donald G. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1907. #10/25 (of 204). 8vo, orig 3/4 crushed scarlet levant morocco & cloth, gilt, richly gilt floral & foliate spine compartments, t.e.g, other edges untrimmed, raised bands, by Stikeman; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. Frontis portrait, plates. With frontis portrait signed by Mitchell, Mitchell AL mtd to front blank, signed cabinet card photo portrait mtd to back blank of vol l. Bright, attractive set.

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1 vol. Nash, Joseph. Views of the Interior and Exterior of Windsor Castle. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1848. Folio, contemp 1/...

Lot 26: 1 vol. Nash, Joseph. Views of the Interior and Exterior of Windsor Castle. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1848. Folio, contemp 1/...

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Description: 1 vol. Nash, Joseph. Views of the Interior and Exterior of Windsor Castle. London: Thomas M'Lean, 1848. Folio, contemp 1/2 brown morocco, gilt & gilt-lettered blue velvet; occasionally scuffed. With colored title & dedication + 25 mtd hand-finished color plates, outlined in gold, guard sheets. Scattered foxing to front matter, minor scattered foxing to color title, scattered light foxing primarily to blank plate margins, some light foxing in image of plate no 1, "Lower Ward St George's Chapel ...," dampstaining in several gutters, light offsetting. Tooley 339.

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5 vols. (Nonesuch Press.) The Holy Bible. London, 1925, 1924. 1/1000, 1/1250. 4to, contemp full richly gilt paneled scarl...

Lot 27: 5 vols. (Nonesuch Press.) The Holy Bible. London, 1925, 1924. 1/1000, 1/1250. 4to, contemp full richly gilt paneled scarl...

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Description: 5 vols. (Nonesuch Press.) The Holy Bible. London, 1925, 1924. 1/1000, 1/1250. 4to, contemp full richly gilt paneled scarlet morocco, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, gilt-lettered spines, richly gilt turn-ins, gilt-ruled raised bands; very occasionally slightly scuffed. Internally clean. Bright & attractive. Old & New Testament 1/1000; Apocrypha, 1/1250.

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1 vol. Obama, Barack. The Audacity of Hope. New York: Crown, [2006]. 1st ed, 25th ptg. 8vo, orig bds; bottom corners slig...

Lot 28: 1 vol. Obama, Barack. The Audacity of Hope. New York: Crown, [2006]. 1st ed, 25th ptg. 8vo, orig bds; bottom corners slig...

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Description: 1 vol. Obama, Barack. The Audacity of Hope. New York: Crown, [2006]. 1st ed, 25th ptg. 8vo, orig bds; bottom corners slightly bumped, d/j (minor creasing at corners). Signed by Barack Obama on title. Bright & near fine.

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1 vol. Peary, Robert E. The North Pole. New York: Frederick A. Stoker, 1910. 1st American ed. Lg 8vo, orig gilt-lettered...

Lot 29: 1 vol. Peary, Robert E. The North Pole. New York: Frederick A. Stoker, 1910. 1st American ed. Lg 8vo, orig gilt-lettered...

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Description: 1 vol. Peary, Robert E. The North Pole. New York: Frederick A. Stoker, 1910. 1st American ed. Lg 8vo, orig gilt-lettered color pictorial blue cloth, t.e.g.; light wear. Fold map, plates (8 color). Internally clean. Bright, tight copy.

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7 vols. Percy, Thomas. The Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances; Loose and Humorous Songs. London: N. Truber, 1867-1868. Ed by Joh...

Lot 30: 7 vols. Percy, Thomas. The Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances; Loose and Humorous Songs. London: N. Truber, 1867-1868. Ed by Joh...

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Description: 7 vols. Percy, Thomas. The Folio Manuscript: Ballads and Romances; Loose and Humorous Songs. London: N. Truber, 1867-1868. Ed by John W. Hales and Frederick J. Furnisall. 4to, contemp full gilt-paneled & ornamental scarlet morocco, gilt-lettered & richly gilt foliate spine compartments, inner dentelles gilt, a.e.g., beveled bds, by Hodgson of Liverpool; joints, corners & spine ends occasionally moderately scuffed. Some foxing to endpapers. Tall set, internally clean.

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8 vols. Plutarch of Chaeronea. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. #10/500, ptd...

Lot 31: 8 vols. Plutarch of Chaeronea. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. #10/500, ptd...

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Description: 8 vols. Plutarch of Chaeronea. The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romanes. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928. #10/500, ptd at Shakespeare Head Press. 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed burgundy niger morocco & cloth, gilt, richly gilt spine compartments, t.e.g, other edges untrimmed, by The Riverside Bindery; very occasional, very minor wear. Unopened. Bright, attractive set.

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5 vols. Pope, Alexander. The Works. London: for C. Bathurst, H. Woodfall, [et al.], 1769. 4to, contemp full calf, gilt-de...

Lot 32: 5 vols. Pope, Alexander. The Works. London: for C. Bathurst, H. Woodfall, [et al.], 1769. 4to, contemp full calf, gilt-de...

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Description: 5 vols. Pope, Alexander. The Works. London: for C. Bathurst, H. Woodfall, [et al.], 1769. 4to, contemp full calf, gilt-decorated spines, green & russet morocco spine labels; moderately scuffed, a few small blisters, joints tender. Engraved frontis portrait; light offsetting on title. Complete, tall, internally generally clean set in handsome period bdg.

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22 vols. Prescott, William H. The Works of ... Philadelphia: Lippincott, [1904]. Montezuma Edition, #56/1000. 8vo, contem...

Lot 33: 22 vols. Prescott, William H. The Works of ... Philadelphia: Lippincott, [1904]. Montezuma Edition, #56/1000. 8vo, contem...

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Description: 22 vols. Prescott, William H. The Works of ... Philadelphia: Lippincott, [1904]. Montezuma Edition, #56/1000. 8vo, contemp 3/4 green morocco & cloth, gilt, spines richly gilt, gilt-decorated raised bands, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed; very occasionally slightly scuffed, head of spine of vol 22 just rubbed. Photogravure plates. Bright set.

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25 vols. Reade, Charles. The Works. London: The Grolier Club, n.d. [ca 1900]. Autograph Ed, #3/150. 8vo, contemp 3/4 turq...

Lot 34: 25 vols. Reade, Charles. The Works. London: The Grolier Club, n.d. [ca 1900]. Autograph Ed, #3/150. 8vo, contemp 3/4 turq...

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Description: 25 vols. Reade, Charles. The Works. London: The Grolier Club, n.d. [ca 1900]. Autograph Ed, #3/150. 8vo, contemp 3/4 turquoise crushed niger morocco & marbled bds, gilt, richly gilt spine compartments with red morocco floral inlays, gilt-decorated raised bands, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. With double suite of plates, incl color & plain frontises. Bright & attractive set.

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30 vols. Ruskin, John. Works. London: George Allen, 1903-1912. 1/2062, Library Edition. Edited by E.T. Cook & Alexander W...

Lot 35: 30 vols. Ruskin, John. Works. London: George Allen, 1903-1912. 1/2062, Library Edition. Edited by E.T. Cook & Alexander W...

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Description: 30 vols. Ruskin, John. Works. London: George Allen, 1903-1912. 1/2062, Library Edition. Edited by E.T. Cook & Alexander Wedderburn. 8vo, contemp 3/4 maroon morocco & marbled bds, gilt, gilt-lettered spines, gilt-decorated raised bands, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, by Mansell; very occasional, very minor scuffing. Plates, other illus. Fore-edges very occasionally lightly foxed. Best edition, complete with bibliography, in well-preserved hand binding.

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29 vols. Shaw, George Bernard. The Works. London: Constable, [1930-1938]. #418/1000 (of 1025). 33 vols in 29. 8vo, contem...

Lot 36: 29 vols. Shaw, George Bernard. The Works. London: Constable, [1930-1938]. #418/1000 (of 1025). 33 vols in 29. 8vo, contem...

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Description: 29 vols. Shaw, George Bernard. The Works. London: Constable, [1930-1938]. #418/1000 (of 1025). 33 vols in 29. 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed green levant & cloth, gilt, gilt-lettered & ruled spine compartments, gilt-decorated raised bands, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. Bright, attractive bdg.

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4 vols. Shakespeare, William. The Complete Works. London; New York: Nonesuch Press, 1953. 8vo, orig full vellum; minor we...

Lot 37: 4 vols. Shakespeare, William. The Complete Works. London; New York: Nonesuch Press, 1953. 8vo, orig full vellum; minor we...

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Description: 4 vols. Shakespeare, William. The Complete Works. London; New York: Nonesuch Press, 1953. 8vo, orig full vellum; minor wear. Attractive set.

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3 vol. Shakespeare, William. [Plays] The National Shakespeare, A Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623. London...

Lot 38: 3 vol. Shakespeare, William. [Plays] The National Shakespeare, A Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623. London...

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Description: 3 vol. Shakespeare, William. [Plays] The National Shakespeare, A Facsimile of the Text of the First Folio of 1623. London: W. Mackenzie, [ca 1900]. Tall folio, contemp full richly gilt black morocco, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. Illus by Sir J. Noel Paton. Photogravure plates. Scattered light foxing. Ex-library, labels on paste-downs, but internally attractive in bright, unscuffed bdg.

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15 vols.  Shakespeare, William. The Works. London: G. Routledge, 1881. #413/1000. Lg 8vo, near-contemp full gilt-paneled...

Lot 39: 15 vols. Shakespeare, William. The Works. London: G. Routledge, 1881. #413/1000. Lg 8vo, near-contemp full gilt-paneled...

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Description: 15 vols. Shakespeare, William. The Works. London: G. Routledge, 1881. #413/1000. Lg 8vo, near-contemp full gilt-paneled scarlet niger morocco, gilt corner floral ornaments, gilt-lettered & floral spines, inner dentelles gilt, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, gilt-lettered dark brown morocco presentation label on front paste-down of vol 1; very scattered minor wear. Frontis portrait, numerous engraved illus on mtd India paper. Illus by Sir John Gilbert. Bright, attractive set.

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26 vols. Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1921-1923. #114/1030 (of 2090), initialed by Lloyd Osb...

Lot 40: 26 vols. Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1921-1923. #114/1030 (of 2090), initialed by Lloyd Osb...

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Description: 26 vols. Stevenson, Robert Louis. The Works. New York: Scribner's, 1921-1923. #114/1030 (of 2090), initialed by Lloyd Osborne. 8vo, contemp 3/4 scarlet crushed levant morocco & marbled bds, gilt, gilt-lettered & triple fillet ruled spine compartments, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, by The French Binders, Garden City; very occasionally, very slightly scuffed. Frontises. Partly unopened. Bright, attractive set.

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52 vols. Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Works. In Fifty-Two Sections. London: Smith, Elder, 1879. #7/1000. Lg 8vo, con...

Lot 41: 52 vols. Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Works. In Fifty-Two Sections. London: Smith, Elder, 1879. #7/1000. Lg 8vo, con...

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Description: 52 vols. Thackeray, William Makepeace. The Works. In Fifty-Two Sections. London: Smith, Elder, 1879. #7/1000. Lg 8vo, contemp 3/4 scarlet morocco & marbled bds, gilt, gilt-lettered & ornamented spines, gilt cipher with laurel wreath on upper front covers, raised bands; occasionally scuffed, other scattered minor wear. Illus on mtd India paper throughout. Internally clean & crisp. Sound, attractive period bdg.

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14 vols. Trollope, Anthony. [The Barsetshire Novels.] Oxford, 1929. #18/25 (of 525), with orig Trollope autograph initial...

Lot 42: 14 vols. Trollope, Anthony. [The Barsetshire Novels.] Oxford, 1929. #18/25 (of 525), with orig Trollope autograph initial...

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Description: 14 vols. Trollope, Anthony. [The Barsetshire Novels.] Oxford, 1929. #18/25 (of 525), with orig Trollope autograph initialed letter bound in. Shakespeare Head edition, ed by Michael Saddeir. 8vo, contemp 3/4 crushed brown levant morocco, gilt, gilt-lettered & foliate spine compartments, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed; occasionally a little scuffed. Portrait, color & b/w gravure plates. Largely unopened. Bright & attractive set. Incl the autobiography.

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1 vol. Windsor, [Edward], Duke of. A King's Story. New York: G.P. Putnam's, [1951]. 1st ed, #139/385, signed by Edward. 8...

Lot 43: 1 vol. Windsor, [Edward], Duke of. A King's Story. New York: G.P. Putnam's, [1951]. 1st ed, #139/385, signed by Edward. 8...

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Description: 1 vol. Windsor, [Edward], Duke of. A King's Story. New York: G.P. Putnam's, [1951]. 1st ed, #139/385, signed by Edward. 8vo, orig burgundy morocco, gilt, gilt-lettered & ruled spine, inner dentelles gilt, silked endpapers, a.e.g.; joints & spine ends scuffed. Photo plates.

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1 vol. Windsor, Duchess of. The Heart Has Its Reasons. New York: David McKay, [1956]. 1st American edition? 8vo, orig two...

Lot 44: 1 vol. Windsor, Duchess of. The Heart Has Its Reasons. New York: David McKay, [1956]. 1st American edition? 8vo, orig two...

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Description: 1 vol. Windsor, Duchess of. The Heart Has Its Reasons. New York: David McKay, [1956]. 1st American edition? 8vo, orig two-tone cloth; minor wear. Presentation copy inscr to Jane Engelhard, dated "April 21st," & signed by the Duchess of Windsor on half-title, additionally inscr & signed "Wallis" on dedication page. Tight, bright copy in custom 1/2 morocco & cloth case with cloth chemise.

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3 vols. Audubon, John James; Bachman, John. The Quadrupeds of North America. New York, 1852-1854. Lg 8vo, orig pub richly...

Lot 45: 3 vols. Audubon, John James; Bachman, John. The Quadrupeds of North America. New York, 1852-1854. Lg 8vo, orig pub richly...

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Description: 3 vols. Audubon, John James; Bachman, John. The Quadrupeds of North America. New York, 1852-1854. Lg 8vo, orig pub richly gilt burgundy morocco, a.e.g.; moderately scuffed, spines & joints occasionally rubbed, very occasionally blistered, head of vol 3 spine starting to tear. With 155 hand-colored lithos, tissue guards. Scattered, generally light foxing to plates, occasional minor dust smudging to plates in vol 1. 1st ed of vol 3, later ptgs of vols 1 & 2.

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7 vols. Audubon, John James. The Birds of America. New York; Philadelphia, 1840-1844. 1st 8vo ed. 8vo, orig pub richly gi...

Lot 46: 7 vols. Audubon, John James. The Birds of America. New York; Philadelphia, 1840-1844. 1st 8vo ed. 8vo, orig pub richly gi...

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Description: 7 vols. Audubon, John James. The Birds of America. New York; Philadelphia, 1840-1844. 1st 8vo ed. 8vo, orig pub richly gilt green morocco, spines gilt, a.e.g.; occasional edge wear. With 500 hand-colored litho plates, tissue guards, list of subscribers at back of vol 1. Front hinge of vol 1 broken, light foxing to front & back matter, other widely scattered minor spotting. Exceptionally clean set of plates in well-preserved, bright, orig color. Text generally clean. Vol 1 slightly shaken. Tall set.

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3 vols. The Art and Treasures of America, Being the Choiciest Works of Art in Public and Private Collections of North Americ...

Lot 47: 3 vols. The Art and Treasures of America, Being the Choiciest Works of Art in Public and Private Collections of North Americ...

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Description: 3 vols. The Art and Treasures of America, Being the Choiciest Works of Art in Public and Private Collections of North America. Philadelphia: George Barrie, 1880 [but ca. 1883]. India proofs lettered issue. Ed by Edward Strahan. Folio, original richly gilt red morocco, a.e.g., turn-ins gilt; joints & spine ends of vol 3 rubbed, corners slightly bumped. Plates, lettered tissue guards, text illus. Charles Fletcher's subscriber's set, with his bookplate on front paste-down.

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14 vols. Beaumont, Francis; Fletcher, John. The Works. Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1812. Ed by Henry Weber. 8vo, early 2...

Lot 48: 14 vols. Beaumont, Francis; Fletcher, John. The Works. Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1812. Ed by Henry Weber. 8vo, early 2...

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Description: 14 vols. Beaumont, Francis; Fletcher, John. The Works. Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, 1812. Ed by Henry Weber. 8vo, early 20th-century full richly gilt paneled, polished tan calf, richly gilt spine compartments, a.e.g., burgandy morocco spine labels, by Root; spine ends rubbed, bands intact, a few joints sporadically rubbed but sound, corners slightly rubbed, covers occasionally slightly scuffed. Front joint of vol 13 heavily rubbed. Portraits. Internally clean & crisp.

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14 vols. Beaux and Belles of England. London: Grolier Society, n.d. [ca. 1910]. #37/100. 8vo, contemp triple-gilt fillet...

Lot 49: 14 vols. Beaux and Belles of England. London: Grolier Society, n.d. [ca. 1910]. #37/100. 8vo, contemp triple-gilt fillet...

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Description: 14 vols. Beaux and Belles of England. London: Grolier Society, n.d. [ca. 1910]. #37/100. 8vo, contemp triple-gilt fillet paneled tan polished calf, richly gilt spine compartments, a.e.g., turn-ins gilt, green morocco spine labels, gilt floral green morocco lozenge spine & panel corner onlays, by Zaehnsdorf; spine ends scuffed, a few heads rubbed, bands intact, spines & covers occasionally slightly scuffed. Frontises, plain plates.

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12 vols. Fielding, Henry. The Works. London: Gay and Bird, [1903]. 8vo, contemp full triple-gilt fillet paneled crushed p...

Lot 50: 12 vols. Fielding, Henry. The Works. London: Gay and Bird, [1903]. 8vo, contemp full triple-gilt fillet paneled crushed p...

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Description: 12 vols. Fielding, Henry. The Works. London: Gay and Bird, [1903]. 8vo, contemp full triple-gilt fillet paneled crushed purple morocco, gilt ruled spine compartments, t.e.g. other edges untrimmed, inner dentelles gilt, raised bands; spines faded to brown, joints and spines occasionally lightly scuffed, a few raised bands just rubbed. Plates.

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