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Grenville, Denis (1637-1703)Counsel and Directions Divine and Moral in Plain and Familiar Letters of Advice.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1170
Sold for:
$111$90

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Grenville, Denis (1637-1703)Counsel and Directions Divine and Moral in Plain and Familiar Letters of Advice. London: for Clavell, 1685. First and only edition, octavo, ex libris Montagu Lloyd (d. 1723), with a portion of his 1706 Trinity College Cambridge engraved bookplate pasted at the foot of the "To the Reader," his signature on the title (crossed out) and a note on verso of title, "ex dono M. Lloyd"; contemporary calf, gilt-tooled spine, front board detached, back board just hanging on; seven U.S. copies, 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.

N.B. http://estc.bl.uk/R17648
Estimate $150-250

A8, (a)2, B-O8, P2.


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Cambridge, Grenville, London, United States, Book design, Bookbinding, Bookplate, Ex Libris, Libris, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts

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