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Grose, Francis (1731?-1791) A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, Illustrated by Plates Taken from the Original Armour in the Tower

Auction:
3269B
Lot:
113
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$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3269B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 23, 2019 11:00AM

Description:

Grose, Francis (1731?-1791) A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, Illustrated by Plates Taken from the Original Armour in the Tower of London, and other Arsenals, Museums, and Cabinets. London: Printed for S. Hooper, 1786. Second edition, quarto, engraved frontispiece, added engraved title with vignette, typographical title page, and illustrated with forty-nine numbered (forty-eight full-page, one text) etchings by J. Hamilton, bound in full contemporary marbled calf, quite worn, sewing loose, a good candidate for restoration, contents generally good, 10 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.

[pi]2, A4, B-C2, E-Z2, Aa-Gg2 [*1 bound between Gg1 and Gg2], a-c2, d3.
http://estc.bl.uk/T83280
Estimate $300-500


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