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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Travels and Voyages, Twenty-eight Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1222
Sold for:
$800$650

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

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Travels and Voyages, Twenty-eight Volumes. Twenty-eight 12mo volumes of William Fordyce Mavor's (1758-1837) A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of America to the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century, London: Richard Phillips, 1810; bindings worn, some joints cracked, contemporary half leather, 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (28)
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $300-400


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Richard Phillips, David Spinney, William Fordyce, Humanities, Mavor, Museology, Terminology, London

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