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3626T Marlborough
May 13, 2021 12:00 PM - May 25, 2021 07:00 PMCalender
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Sixteen Historical Works.

$250$200
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Sixteen Historical Works. Wilson, John Mackay, Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, 1857, ten volumes half bound in calf with marbled boards, gilt lettering on spine, red and black morocco spine labels, full marbled edges, frontispiece portrait of Wilson, (shelf wear, losses to spine labels), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Fleming, John, Select Views of the Lakes of Scotland, Glasgow: Joseph Swan, c. 1840, bound in publisher's original brown cloth, gilt stamping on front cover, engraved title page, illustrated with engravings by Joseph Swan, (fading to cloth, some chipping to spine, foxing), 10 x 6 3/4 in.; Blair, Hugh, Sermons, London: T. Cadell, 1802, volumes two and four present, fully bound in marbled calf, gilt tooling to front and back covers, gilt lettering and tooling on spine, marbled end papers, (cracking and separation at joints, wear and loss to spine), 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Walpole, Horace, A Catalogue of Engravers, London: J. Dodsley, 1786, half bound in calf with green speckled boards, gilt lettering on spine, (foxing, stain to u.r. corner of pages, cracking of leather at joint, minor loss to leather of spine), 8 x 5 1/4 in.; Cummings, J. A., An Introduction to Ancient and Modern Geography, Boston: Cummings and Hilliard, 1814, fully bound in leather, gilt tooling to spine, inscribed on ffep and rfep, (loss to coverings of boards, some loss to spine, toning, foxing), 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.; Lockyer, J. Norman and Rutherford, W., The Rules of Golf, New York: MacMillan & Company, 1896, bound in paneled red cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, gilt top edge, inscribed by previous owner on ffep, (minor wear to edges and joints), 5 1/4 x 4 in.; Falconer, William, The Shipwreck, London: T. Cadell, 1800, fully bound in paneled and speckled leather, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, red morocco spine label, marbled endpapers, full marbled edges, engraved frontispiece, with illustrations, inscription on flyleaf, (minor foxing, minor losses to leather on spine), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Blair, Hugh, Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1833, fully bound in leather, bookplate on front pastedown, annotated on front and rear endpapers, (front and rear boards detached, cracking to spine, losses to leather), 9 x 5 1/2 in.; Roscoe, Thomas, The Landscape Annual, London: J. Haddo, 1832-33, two volumes half bound in red morocco with red marbled boards, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, engraved frontispiece, illustrated throughout, (sunning to spine, wear to joints and corners of boards), 8 x 5 1/4 in.; D'Anvers, N., An Elementary History of Art, New York: Scribner and Welford, 1889, half bound in brown leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, gilt top edge, marbled endpapers, colored frontispiece, illustrated throughout, (shelf wear), 7 3/4 x 6 in.; Motley, John, The Rise of the Dutch Republic, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1856, three volumes half bound in leather with purple cloth, gilt lettering on spine, with a brown and green morocco spine labels, full marbled edges, marbled endpapers, (sunning to spine, some loss to spine labels), 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.; Motley, John, The Rise of the Dutch Republic, London: Bickers & Son, 1869, three volumes fully bound in polished and paneled calf, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, black morocco spine labels, full marbled edges, marbled endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, (sunning to spine), 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.; Motley, John, History of the United Netherlands, London: John Murray, 1868, four volumes fully bound in polished and paneled calf, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, black morocco spine labels, full marbled edges, marbled endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, frontispiece engraved portrait of Alexander Farnese, (sunning to spine), 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.; Motley, John, The Life and Death of John Barneveld, London: John Murray, 1874, two volumes fully bound in polished and paneled calf, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, black morocco spine labels, full marbled edges, marbled endpapers, frontispiece engraving, bookplate on front pastedown, (sunning to spine), 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.; Motley, John, The Correspondence of John Lathrop Motley, London: John Murray, 1889, two volumes fully bound in polished and paneled calf, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, black morocco spine labels, full marbled edges, marbled endpapers, frontispiece portrait of Motley, bookplate on front pastedown, (sunning to spine), 8 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.; Howe, Octavius, T., American Clipper Ships, Salem: Marine Historical Society, 1926, two volumes bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, with dust jacket, color frontispiece, illustrated throughout, (tear to rear of dust jacket on volume one, foxing), 10 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600


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Keywords

Belles Lettres, MacMillan & Company, John Mackay, John Murray, Joseph Swan, Thomas, Hugh, J. Norman, Cummings, Blair, Roscoe, Rutherford, William P. Nimmo, Welford, Falconer, Horace, Motley, J. Dodsley, J. Haddo, T. Cadell, Walpole, Hilliard, Scotland, Glasgow, London