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Extra-illustrated Books, Two Volumes.

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2764B
Lot:
227
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Extra-illustrated Books, Two Volumes.
Count Grammont [aka Anthony Hamilton's] Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second, London: Bohn, 1846, octavo, with twenty-nine additional portraits, bound in full straight grain red morocco, boards ruled in gold, spine ruled in gilt compartments, lettered, and tooled, t.e.g., 7 x 4 1/2 in. [and] Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers, to which is added Porsoniana, London: Moxon, 1856, octavo, extra-illustrated with thirty additional portraits, bound in full crushed red morocco gilt on spine and boards by Broca, gilt turn-ins, a.e.g., in morocco slipcase; case rubbed, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (2)

Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

London, Anthony Hamilton, Court of Charles, Porsoniana, Samuel Rogers, Morocco

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