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Fore-edge Paintings, Seven Octavo Volumes, British Subjects.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
242
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$1,599$1,300

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

Description:

Fore-edge Paintings, Seven Octavo Volumes, British Subjects.
Loch Katrine on Scott's Lady of the Lake, London: Tilt, 1838 in full green morocco, gilt-lettered spine; Theatre Royal, Drury Lane; the Italian Opera House, Haymarket; and Theatre Royal, Covent Garden on a three-volume set of the Poetical Works of Charles Churchill, London: Pickering, 1844, in uniform green morocco, gilt-lettered spines; Tunbridge Wells, Kent on Tennyson's The Holy Grail and Other Poems, London: Strahan & Co., 1870, in full red straight-grain morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt; Leith Walk, Edinburgh on Aytoun's Bothwell, Edinburgh & London: Blackwood, 1858, in full red morocco, decorative roll-tooling on boards, spine with ornate gilt compartments; and the Tower of London on Charles MacKay's Ballads and Lyrics, London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1859, in ornately blind and gilt-tooled boards and gilt-tooled and lettered spine. (7)
Estimate $400-600


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London, Lady of the Lake, Drury Lane, Italian Opera House, Charles Churchill, Strahan & Co., Tower of London, Charles MacKay

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