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Knight's Unique Fancy Ornaments in Five Parts.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1119
Sold for:
$221$180

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Knight's Unique Fancy Ornaments in Five Parts. London: F. Knight, sold by Simpkin & Marshall, 1834. Folio, engraved throughout, illustrated with thirty numbered plates, ex libris Obadiah Rich (1777-1850) with his signature on the title dated 1835; title page also signed by silversmith Samuel T. Crosby; [bound with] Thomas Johnson's (c. 1760) One Hundred & Fifty New Designs, Consisting of Cielings, [sic] Chimney Pieces, Slabb Glass & Picture Frames, Stands for China &c., Clock & Watch Cases, Girandoles, Brackets, Grates, Lanthorns, &c. &c. The whole well adapted for Decorating all kinds of Ornamental Furniture in the Present Taste, London: sold by Robert Sayer, 1761, engraved title and divisional titles, a total of fifty-six numbered plates including the titles, plates 50-53 misbound, first title soiled, pencil sketches throughout, some tears, bound in mid-19th century half green morocco and marbled paper boards, quite worn, crudely rebacked with cloth tape; the second title seemingly not in ESTC, 10 7/8 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Thomas Johnson, Samuel T. Crosby, Robert Sayer, London, China, ESTC

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