Lot 1683: Dibdin, T.F. Aedes Althorpianae; or an account of

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November 28, 2012
Haarlem, Netherlands

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Description: Dibdin, T.F. Aedes Althorpianae; or an account of the mansion, books, and pictures, at Althorp; the residence of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. to which is added a supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana. London, Shakespeare Press, 1822, 2 vols., LXII,279,(1); (6),322p., 2 steelengr. frontisp. portraits, 1 folded map, 29 steelengr. plates/ portraits, num. (steelengr.) ills., contemp. unif. brown mor., double fillet line border along sides w. corner ornaments, gilt boardedges and simple gilt inside dentelles, marbled endpapers, richly gilt ribbed spine, 4to, a.e.g. - Some occas. foxing/ offsetting. Bindings rubbed along extremities; covers w. some superficial scratches/ minor stains. = Windle/ Pippin A26; Bigmore/ Wyman p.170; Lowndes II, p.640: "This catalogue contains only the works printed in the fifteenth century and the Editiones Principes. It is compiled with the greatest care and industry, and those who have had occasion to consult its pages, can testify to its accuracy and great utility. The collection is the finest private one in Europe, the catalogue will ever be regarded as of the first importance to the theologian, the historian, and the critic and as a perfect model foor the bilbiographer." Fine, attractively bound copy.
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Condition: The books are in 8vo, in orig. wrappers and in good condition, unless otherwise expressed. If any named item in this catalogue proves defective, the item concerned may be returned, provided this is done within one week after the sale and the item returns in the possession of the auctioneer in the same condition as at the time of the sale. This guarantee does not cover un-named books or prints, lots indicated as "w.a.f." (with all faults) or "sold as a collection not subject ot return", convolute lots of more than two books of prints, sub-sequently published volumes, periodicals, manuscripts, autograph letters, drawings and framed prints. Neither does this guarantee cover ex-library copies, with the usual defects such as plasticized bindings, stamps, tickets, labels etc.
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