11-17-2013 11-17-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2687B Boston
November 17, 2013 11:00 AMCalender

Early Books, Decorative Bindings, Thirteen Volumes:

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2687B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 17, 2013 11:00AM


Early Books, Decorative Bindings, Thirteen Volumes:
Madame de Stael's Corrine ou l'Italie, Paris: Nicolle, 1807, octavo, in three volumes, brown three-quarter leather, tooled in gilt;
Dryden's Miscellany Poems, London: for Tonson, 1727, in six octavo volumes, contents browned, front board of first volume becoming detached;
Virgil's Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis, Birmingham: Baskerville, 1761, octavo, in full contemporary gilt-tooled morocco, all edges gilt and marbled, inner gilt dentelles, marbled end leaves, in good condition;
Oldham's Works and Remains, London: for Hindmarsh, 1686, octavo, contemporary boards, rebacked, with gold label and gilt spine;
The Most Celebrated Popish Ecclesiastical Romance: Being the Life of Veronica of Milan, London: Roberts, 1716, octavo, in modern simulated leather;
[and] Three Poems upon the Death of the Late Usurper Oliver Cromwell by Dryden, Sprat, and Waller, London: Wilson, 1682, quarto, modern boards. (13)
Estimate $400-600

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London, Paris, Baskerville, Milan, Wilson