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Churchill, T.O. (fl. circa 1800) The Life of Lord Viscount Nelson.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1189
Sold for:
$123$100

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

Description:

Churchill, T.O. (fl. circa 1800) The Life of Lord Viscount Nelson. London: by Bensley, 1808. First edition, large page copy (quarto), illustrated with fourteen plates (of fifteen), of which twelve are hand-colored (including the frontispiece), the two folding plates at the back are uncolored; lacking the facsimile letter from Nelson meant to be found after the preface; bound in full straight grain morocco, with a nautical fore-edge painting of a naval review by George III at Spithead; contents good, final folding plate repaired, 12 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $200-300


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George III, David Spinney, Churchill, Viscount Nelson, Bensley, London

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