Lot 107: BINDINGS - The Pursuits of Literature. London: T. Becket, 1798. (Occasional spotting.) Contemporary calf, with arms of the Duke of Gloucester (rebacked, boards rubbed). Provenance: "Purchased at the sale of the Library of H. R. Highness the Duke of Gloucester Saturday July 31st 1835'' (annotation). With 9 other bindings including W. H. Maxwell's Stories of Waterloo (London, 1838), Walter Besant's London (London, 1894), William Townsend's The Lives of Twelve Eminent Judges (London, 1846, 2 vols.) and Daniel Defoe's The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (London, 1844). (10)

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Description: BINDINGS - The Pursuits of Literature. London: T. Becket, 1798. (Occasional spotting.) Contemporary calf, with arms of the Duke of Gloucester (rebacked, boards rubbed). Provenance: "Purchased at the sale of the Library of H. R. Highness the Duke of Gloucester Saturday July 31st 1835'' (annotation). With 9 other bindings including W. H. Maxwell's Stories of Waterloo (London, 1838), Walter Besant's London (London, 1894), William Townsend's The Lives of Twelve Eminent Judges (London, 1846, 2 vols.) and Daniel Defoe's The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (London, 1844). (10)
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