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Literature, Poetry, History, Seven Titles, 18th-19th Century.

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3040B
Lot:
368
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Literature, Poetry, History, Seven Titles, 18th-19th Century. Including: Matthew Prior's Poems on Several Occasions, London: Tonson and Barber, 1718, folio, boards detached; Akenside's Odes on Several Subjects, London: for Dodsley, sold by Cooper, 1745, quarto; Churchill's Poems, London: for the author, by Dryden Leach, 1763, quarto; Ruffhead's Life of Alexander Pope, London: for Bathurst et al., 1769, quarto, disbound; Viviani's Ero e Leandro, Parma: Bodoni, 1794, folio, 40 pages, disbound; Fox's A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second, London: for Miller by Bulmer, 1808, quarto, disbound; [and] Southey's translation of Chronicle of the Cid, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1808, quarto, diced russia, rebacked. (7)
Estimate $200-300


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Matthew Prior, Churchill, London, Jacob Tonson, Quarto

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