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Decorative Bindings, Sets, Fourteen Titles in Twenty-six Volumes.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Description:

Decorative Bindings, Sets, Fourteen Titles in Twenty-six Volumes.
Sets and single volumes in full and half leather, spines gilt-tooled and lettered, including Emerson's English Traits, 1856; The Diary of John Evelyn, London, 1906, in three volumes; Epictetus, Parma: Bodoni, 1793; Keats Poetical Works, London, 1894-95; Life and Works of Benjamin Franklin, 1815; George Du Maurier's Trilby, 1895; Richelieu, a Tale of France, 1829, in three volumes; Irving's Tales of a Traveller, London, 1825, in two volumes; The Gardens and Menagerie of the Zoological Society, Chiswick, 1830-31, in two volumes; Holt's Public and Domestic Life of George III, London, 1820, in two volumes; Dodsley's Oeconomy of Human Life, London, 1806; Emerson's Essays, Boston, 1883; The Greville Memoirs, a Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria, London, 1885, three volumes; and Susan Edmondstone Ferrier's Destiny, or the Chief's Daughter, Edinburgh, 1831, in three volumes; all volumes smaller than folio format, varying conditions and bindings, occupying approximately three feet of shelf space. (26)
Estimate $1,000-1,200


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London, John Evelyn, Franklin, George Du Maurier, France, Zoological Society, George III, Susan Edmondstone Ferrier

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