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Cunningham, Peter The Story of Nell Gwyn , Extra Illustrated Copy.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Cunningham, Peter The Story of Nell Gwyn, Extra Illustrated Copy. London: Privately printed for the Navarre Society, 1927.
Large octavo, half-title, frontispiece, title printed in red and black, this copy interleaved and extra-illustrated with the insertion of ten 17th century receipts for dress materials associated with Nell Gwyn (some mention her by name),and other added illustrations, bound in recent full red morocco, t.e.g., very good, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.

Provenance: the Estate of Stratford W. Carter, Boston, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600

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Nell Gwyn, London, Navarre Society, Massachusetts