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Extra-illustrated Books, Eight Volumes:

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
226
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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

Description:

Extra-illustrated Books, Eight Volumes:
Including: George Clinton's Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron, London: Robins & Co., 1825, in two octavo volumes, with added portraits, views, facsimiles, and other material, in half green morocco by Root & Son, gilt-tooled spines, a.e.g., in the slipcase; Langdale's Memoirs of Mrs.Fitzherbert, London: Bentley, 1856, octavo, with twenty-five added illustrations, ten of which are in color, bound in full medium blue crushed morocco by Bayntun, gilt boards and spine, in the slipcase, a.e.g.; Elliott's Journal of my Life during the French Revolution, London: Bentley, 1859, octavo, with eighty-six extra plates, of which eighteen are colored, bound in full blue morocco by tooled in gold, with red onlays, inner morocco framed doublures, chamfered boards, a.e.g., in a blue buckram slipcase; Lady Rose Weigall's Brief Memoir of Princess Charlotte of Wales, London: Murray, 1874, octavo, in full dark blue morocco by Root & Son, with flowers tooled in gilt on spine and boards, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., with the slipcase; [and] Ernest Law's History of Hampton Court Palace in Tudor Times, London: Bell, 1885, in three quarto volumes, bound in full straight-grain red morocco gilt, by Howell of Liverpool, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., some of the added illustrations in color. (8)

Provenance: Ex libris Charles S. Dixwell (1868-1934).
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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Keywords

London, George Clinton, Byron, Robins & Co., Fitzherbert, Rose Weigall, Wales, Charlotte, Ernest Law, Hampton Court Palace, Charles S. Dixwell

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