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Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Twenty Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Twenty Volumes.
Including: Appleton's European Guide Book, New York, 1875 in the original red leather wallet-style binding; Boyer's Royal Dictionary, London: Innys, 1747, in two volumes; Frances Hodgson Burnett's Sara Crewe, or What Happened at Miss Minchin's, New York: Scribner's, 1888, (later titled A Little Princess, with the author's autograph bound in, half-morocco; Thomson's The Seasons, London: Hamilton, 1793, illustrated, boards detached; Thomas Green, Bishop of Ely's Four Discourses on the Four Last Things, London: for Downing, 1734; Fanny Burney's Evelina, London: Lowndes, 1794, in two volumes, rebacked; and twelve others. (20)
Estimate $800-1,000


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London, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Sara Crewe, A Little Princess, Thomson, Fanny Burney

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