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Auction Description for Swann:
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5th Dec 10am - 4pm. 7th - 9th Dec 10am - 6pm.
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(256 Lots)

by Swann Auction Galleries

Platinum House

256 lots

December 10, 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: Addison, Joseph. The Works... Third Edition with Compleat Index. Engraved portrait frontispiece. 4 volumes. 4to, contemporary speckled calf with morocco gilt spine labels. London,1741

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Description: Addison, Joseph. The Works... Third Edition with Compleat Index. Engraved portrait frontispiece. 4 volumes. 4to, contemporary speckled calf with morocco gilt spine labels. London,1741

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Lot 2: Ainsworth, W. H. The Tower of London. 40 plates by George Cruikshank. 8vo, black levant with handsome gilt-ruled borders, turn-ins, and spine compartments, by Taffin; few small marginal repairs. First Edition In Book Form. London,1840

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Description: Ainsworth, W. H. The Tower of London. 40 plates by George Cruikshank. 8vo, black levant with handsome gilt-ruled borders, turn-ins, and spine compartments, by Taffin; few small marginal repairs. First Edition In Book Form. London,1840

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Lot 3: Arabian Nights. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Supplemental Nights. 17 volumes. 8vo,, original cloth, variously soiled, light rubbing. One Of 1000 Numbered Sets Of The Bassorah Edition. London: privately printed for the Burton

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Description: Arabian Nights. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Supplemental Nights. 17 volumes. 8vo,, original cloth, variously soiled, light rubbing. One Of 1000 Numbered Sets Of The Bassorah Edition. London: privately printed for the Burton Club, nd

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Lot 4: (Austro-Hungarian Empire.) Die Osterreichische- Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild. Over 4000 illustrations throughout. 24 volumes. Large 4to, green morocco with floral gilt borders on covers and elaborate gilt designs in spine compartments and

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Description: (Austro-Hungarian Empire.) Die Osterreichische- Ungarische Monarchie in Wort und Bild. Over 4000 illustrations throughout. 24 volumes. Large 4to, green morocco with floral gilt borders on covers and elaborate gilt designs in spine compartments and bands, by A. Gonther: gilt edges, mostly spine feet and hinges rubbed; slipcases. Ex-library. Vienna, 1886-1902

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Lot 5: Balzac, Honore De. Works... Definitive Edition. Translated by Ellery Sedgwick. Etched plates by Frederic-Emile jeannin. 53 volumes. 8vo,, irridescent green cloth, paper spine labels slightly browned. One Of 1000 Numbered Copies. Philadelphia,

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Description: Balzac, Honore De. Works... Definitive Edition. Translated by Ellery Sedgwick. Etched plates by Frederic-Emile jeannin. 53 volumes. 8vo,, irridescent green cloth, paper spine labels slightly browned. One Of 1000 Numbered Copies. Philadelphia, 1895-1900

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