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Fore-edge Paintings, British Colleges: Oxford from Christ Church Meadows; Great Court, Trinity College, Cambridge; Jesus College from t

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
236
Sold for:
$861$700

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

Description:

Fore-edge Paintings, British Colleges: Oxford from Christ Church Meadows; Great Court, Trinity College, Cambridge; Jesus College from the Meadow; and Christ Church Oxford.
The New Testament, Oxford: University Press, 1842, small 12mo, in textured black morocco, title tooled in gilt, 4 x 2 1/2 in. [with] Tennyson's Idylls of the King, London: Moxon & Co., 1865, octavo, in straight-grain red morocco, gilt ruled and lettered, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. [and] The Dramatic Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, London: Moxon, 1852, octavo, purple textured morocco, gilt lettering on spine, 6 1/2 x 4 in. [and] Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies, [London]: George Allen, 1883, octavo, volume one only of the Works of Ruskin, fifth edition, in full dark blue calf, spine lettered in gilt, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. (4)
Estimate $600-800


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Christ Church Oxford, London, Cambridge, Trinity College, Great Court, Jesus College, University Press, Moxon & Co., Samuel Taylor Coleridge, George Allen

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