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3626T Marlborough
May 13, 2021 12:00 PM - May 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Three 18th and 19th Century Works.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM


Three 18th and 19th Century Works. Leclerc, Georges-Louis, Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1770, five volumes fully bound in calf, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, marbled endpapers, with illustrative plates, bookplate on front pastedown, (volume five of six not present, most boards separated at joint, scuffing to spine and boards, loss to spine labels, foxing), 10 x 8 1/4 in.; Leclerc, Georges-Louis, Indexes to the Ornithologie of the Comte de Buffon and the Planches Enluminees, London: Benjamin White, 1786, half bound in calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, red and green morocco spine labels, engraved frontispiece, (rubbing to spine and boards, minor shelf wear), 9 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.; Lytton, Edward Bulwer, Zanoni, Boston: Joseph Knight Company, mid-19th century, New Household Edition, half bound in green morocco with marbled boards, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, gilt top edge, marbled endpapers, engraved frontispiece and title page, with illustrations, (sunning to spine and edges, rubbing to joints, shelf wear), 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Benjamin White, Edward Bulwer, Georges-Louis, Lytton, Zanoni, Leclerc, Paris, London