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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-seven Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1224
Sold for:
$554$450

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

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Twenty-seven Volumes. A group of quarto and octavo format books, mostly from the 19th century, sets and individual volumes, including: The Book of British Ballads, edited by Hall, London: How, 1842, in two volumes, full dark green pebbled morocco, gilt extra, rebacked; Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, London: Pickering, et al., 1826, in five volumes, full leather; Samuel Johnson's The Rambler, London: Jones & Co., 1824, in three volumes; The Complete Poems of Sir Philip Sidney, London: Chatto & Windus, 1877, in three volumes; Ruskin's Modern Painters, New York: Lovell, Coryell, & Co., [n.d.], in five volumes; and others.
Estimate $300-400


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Jones & Co., Samuel Johnson, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, London

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