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May 27, 2015 12:00 PM - June 7, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Decorative Bindings, Twelve Volumes.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Decorative Bindings, Twelve Volumes. Including: Henry Fielding's Novels, London: Routledge & Sons, 1884, in five large octavo volumes, limited edition, copy number 347 of 400, in uniform full crushed red morocco, navy watered silk pastedowns and fly leaves, spines darkened, joints dry, rubbed; Tales and Novels in Verse by J. de la Fontaine, London: for the Society of Bibliophilists, [c. 1896], two large quarto volumes illustrated with engravings by and after Eisen, Lancret, Boucher, Pater, and others, limited edition, bound in uniform blue half calf, slightly rubbed, contents variably foxed; The History of Don Quixote by Cervantes, London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, [n.d.], illustrated by Gustave Dore, a.e.g., bound in full dark morocco, joints starting, two leaves coming loose; John Nichols's Genuine Works of William Hogarth, London: for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808, illustrated, two large quarto volumes bound in uniform half green morocco and textured fabric boards, contents foxed; and two odd volumes from sets of the works of Pepys and Burns. (12)
Estimate $300-500

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London, Henry Fielding, Routledge & Sons, Fontaine, Society of Bibliophilists, Gustave Dore, John Nichols, William Hogarth