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Burton, Robert (1577-1640) The Anatomy of Melancholy , First American Edition.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1172
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Burton, Robert (1577-1640) The Anatomy of Melancholy, First American Edition. Philadelphia: Wardle, 1836. Two octavo volumes, partially unopened, bound in contemporary blue textured cloth, spines stamped in gold, spines sunned, 9 x 5 1/4 in. (2)
Estimate $300-500


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Philadelphia, Anatomy, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Paper art, Print production, Printing, Publishing, The Anatomy of Melancholy, Thorns, spines, and prickles, Visual arts

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