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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1223
Sold for:
$338$275

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

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-four Volumes. A group of quarto and octavo format books, mostly from the 19th century, sets and individual volumes, including: The Works of Thomas Gray, London: Macmillan, 1884, in four volumes; William Cullen Bryant, The Poetical Works, New York: Appleton, 1920; Castillo's The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico, 1517-1521, Mexico: for the Limited Editions Club 1941-42, signed by the printer, illustrator, and editor on the limitation page, copy number 100, colored illustrations, bound in full leather; Sir Walter Scott's Border Antiquities of England and Scotland, London: for Longman et al., 1814, illustrated, in two large quarto volumes, bound in full red morocco; and others. (24)
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Walter Scott, Thomas Gray, William Cullen Bryant, Book formats, Octavo, Quarto, London, Mexico, Scotland, United Kingdom

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