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Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Sets, Twenty-nine Volumes.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Decorative Bindings, English Literature, Sets, Twenty-nine Volumes.
Late 19th and early 20th century imprints, in full and half-leather bindings, spines decorated in gilt, including Clarendon's History of the Rebellion, Oxford, 1849, in seven volumes, bound in full red morocco; Collected Poems of Arthur Upson, 1909; Riston's Ancient English Metrical Romances, 1885, and others, various formats, occupying approximately 3 feet of shelf space. (29)
Estimate $400-600


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Arthur Upson, Book design, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Graphic design, Paper art, Oxford

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