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Fore-edge Paintings, London Subjects: Covent Garden; Cheapside, the Poultry & Bucklebury; Westminster Abbey and Big Ben; the Engrance t

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
240A
Sold for:
$738$600

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

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Fore-edge Paintings, London Subjects: Covent Garden; Cheapside, the Poultry & Bucklebury; Westminster Abbey and Big Ben; the Engrance to Bristol from the London Road.
Adelaide Anne Procter's Legends and Lyrics, London: Bell & Sons, 1874, octavo, full dark brown textured morocco, gilt-tooled, 6 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. [with] Hood's Poems of Wit and Humour, London: Moxon, 1852, octavo, in straight-grain deep purple morocco, boards and spine ruled in gilt, gilt titling, 6 1/2 x 4 in. [and] William Roberts's Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Hannah More, London: Seeley & Burnside, 1838, octavo, in textured brown morocco, boards stamped in blind, gilt tooling to spine, 6 1/4 x 4 in. [and] The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, London: Warne, [n.d.], octavo, dark green morocco, bevelled boards, stamped in blind, gilt lettering on spine, 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in. (4)
Estimate $600-800


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London, Westminster Abbey, Engrance, Adelaide Anne Procter, Bell & Sons, William Roberts, Hannah More, Walter Scott

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