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Fore-edge Paintings, Edinburgh Subjects: George Street; The Theatre, North Bridge; Lawn Market from St. Giles Church; and The Universit

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
239
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Fore-edge Paintings, Edinburgh Subjects: George Street; The Theatre, North Bridge; Lawn Market from St. Giles Church; and The University, Southbridge Street.
Aytoun's Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers, Edinburgh & London: Blackwood & Sons, 1859, octavo, in red morocco, gilt-tooled spine, 6 1/2 x 4 in. [with] another copy of the same title, Edinburgh & London: Blackwood & Sons, 1853, octavo, in rubbed calf, faded gilt-tooled spine, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. [and] The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, London: Daly, [n.d.], octavo, in fancy blind and gilt-tooled red morocco, 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. [and] Carlyle's Sartor Resartus, Lectures on Heroes, London: Chapman & Hall, 1863, octavo, full red morocco, elaborately tooled gold spine, boards gilt in fancy compartments, 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (4)
Estimate $600-800


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London, North Bridge, Blackwood & Sons, Walter Scott, Sartor Resartus

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