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3626T Marlborough
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Forty-five Literary Works.

$375$300
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM

Description:

Forty-five Literary Works. de Cervantes, Miguel, Don Quixote de la Mancha, London: J.J. Dubochet, 1837, three volumes half bound in blue morocco with marbled papers, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated throughout, (some rubbing to spine), 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.; Moliere, Oeuvres de Moliere, Amsterdam: Arkstee & Merkus, 1750, three volumes fully bound in paneled crimson morocco, full gilt edges, blind-stamping on front and back covers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, frontispiece engraving of Moliere, (incomplete set, volume 2 not present), 5 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.; de Vigny, Alfred, Cinq-Mars, Paris: Charpentier, 1882, quarter bound in blue cloth with blue and white designed paper, with blue ribbon marker, uncut pages, (foxing), 4 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.; Goldsmith, Oliver, The Vicar of Wakefield, New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c. 1900, half bound in green morocco with light green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt top edge frontispiece portrait of Goldsmith, with illustrations by William Mulready, (sunning to spine), 5 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.; Dumas, Alexandre, The Chevalier D'Harmental and The Regent's Daughter, New York: Thomas Nelson and Sons, c. 1910, fully bound in polished dark green calfskin with flexible boards, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, ribbon marker, with frontispiece, (sunning to spine, chipping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards), 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.; Dumas, Alexandre, Twenty Years After, London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1910, fully bound in dark green leather with flexible boards, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, gilt top edge, purple ribbon marker, with frontispiece, (sunning to spine, rubbing along edges of boards), 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.; The Teachings of Epictetus, New York: Home Book Company, c. 1900, translated by T.W. Rolleston, fully bound in paneled dark brown leather, gilt lettering and stamping on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, full gilt edges, 5 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.; Lowell, James Russell, The Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell, Frederick Warne and Company, c. 1900, fully bound in tree calf, red marble endpapers, gilt tooling on front and back covers, gilt stamping and lettering on spine, red morocco spine label, full gilt edges, frontispiece portrait of Lowell, (slight foxing throughout), 7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.; Greenslet, Ferris, James Russell Lowell, Cambridge: The Riverside Press, 1905, half bound in dark morocco with marbled boards, marbled end papers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, gilt top edge, frontispiece portrait of Lowell with other illustrations throughout, (sunning to spine), 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Cardinal Newman, The Dream of Gerontius, London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1907, fully bound in paneled and polished blue-green leather, full gilt edges, with blue ribbon marker, (minor foxing, sunning to spine), 5 x 4 in.; Smith, B. Webster, The World in the Past, London: Frederick Warne, 1926, bound in textured red cloth, gilt stamping and lettering on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, illustrated throughout, (sunning to spine), 6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.; Quiller-Couch, A.T., The Oxford Book of English Verse 1250-1900, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1905, half bound in brown leather with marbled papers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, (sunning to spine), 7 x 4 3/4 in.; Dr. Southard, C.O., Truth Ideas of an M.D., Kansas City: Unity School of Christianity, 1934, bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, (rubbing to spine lettering), 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.; Chaucer, Geoffrey, The Poems of Geoffrey Chaucer, Chiswick: C. Whittingham, 1822, five volumes, fully bound in polished and paneled calf, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, black morocco spine label, frontispiece portrait of Chaucer, (some chipping to head of spine and spine labels), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Scott, Sir Walter, The Lady of the Lake, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1867, author's edition, fully bound in textured maroon cloth, gilt stamping on front and back covers, gilt lettering on spine, frontispiece engraving, (sunning to spine, minor foxing), 6 x 4 in.; Scott, Sir Walter, The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1869, half bound in light brown calf with marbled papers, full marbled edges, gilt lettering on spine, engraved frontispiece and title page, (sunning and moisture damage to spine), 9 x 5 3/4 in.; Scott, Sir Walter, Tales of a Grandfather, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1869, half bound in light brown calf with marbled papers, full marbled edges, gilt lettering on spine, engraved frontispiece and title page, (sunning and moisture damage to spine), 9 x 5 3/4 in.; Scott, Sir Walter, Kenilworth, London: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 1905, volume 12 of The Works of Sir Walter Scott, fully bound in dark blue leather with flexible boards, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, (sunning to spine, minor shelf wear to edges of boards), 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.; Dickens, Charles, The Works of Charles Dickens, James R. Osgood and Company, 1871, library edition, twenty-nine volumes half bound in light brown leather with marbled papers, full marbled edges, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, with spine labels, engraved frontispieces, illustrated throughout, (sunning to spines, some volumes with cracking at joints, chipping to heads of some spines), 7 3/4 x 5 in.; Dickens, Charles, David Copperfield, Boston: Charles F. Lauriat Company, c. 1900, two volumes, fully bound in maroon leather with flexible boards, blind-stamping on front cover, gilt lettering on spine, gilt top edge, engraved frontispiece, with illustrations by Hablot Knight Browne, (wear and scuffing to spine, rubbing to corners of front and back boards), 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; Ruskin, John, The King of the Golden River of the Black Brothers, London: George Allen, c. 1900, illustrated by Richard Doyle, fully bound in textured dark green cloth, gilt stamping on front cover, engraved frontispiece with other engravings throughout, (staining to u.r. of front board, losses to spine), 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.; Cary, Francis Henry, The Vision: or Hell, Purgatory, and Paradise of Dante Alighieri, London: John Taylor, 1831, three volumes, fully bound in paneled dark purple calf, marbled end papers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, (minor cracking to spine), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Thompson, Edward, The Works of Andrew Marvell, London: Henry Baldwin, 1776, three volumes fully bound in paneled and speckled calf, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, with red and green spine labels, engraved frontispiece portrait of Marvell, bookplate on front pastedown, (some boards fully separated at joint, minor foxing rubbing to top and bottom of boards), 12 x 9 1/2 in.; London, Richard Hurd, The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1811, six volumes in paneled and diced leather, full marbled edges, gilt lettering and blind-stamping to spine, with red leather spine labels, marbled end papers engraved frontispiece portrait of Addison, (some chipping to spine, losses to spine labels), 9 x 5 1/2 in.; Hervey, Thomas, The Book of Christmas, London: William Spooner, 1837, fully bound in polished and paneled crimson leather, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, full gilt edges, marbled end papers red ribbon marker, engraved frontispiece, illustrated throughout by R. Seymour, (minor wear along joints), 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Taylor, Theodore, Thackeray, London: John Camden Hotten, 1864, fully bound in paneled and polished leather, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, black morocco spine labels, marbled end papers, with illustrations, (staining to front and back boards, boards slightly warped, frontispiece page detached), 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.; Lord Byron, Tales and Poems, London: William S. Orr and Company, 1848, fully bound in paneled crimson morocco, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, full gilt edges, frontispiece engraving, illustrated throughout, (foxing, sunning to spine, scuffs to front board), 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.; Morley, John, Literary Essays, London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906, fully bound in brown marbled leather, gilt lettering and tooling to front cover, gilt lettering and tooling to spine, full gilt edges, 6 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.; Brookfield, Francis M., The Cambridge Apostles, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1907, half bound in dark brown morocco with marbled boards, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, marbled end papers, gilt top edge, uncut pages, frontispiece portrait of Brookfield, illustrated throughout, (sunning to spine, shelf wear), 8 3/4 x 6 in.; Khayyam, Omar, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, London: Macmillan and Company, 1898, fully bound in green straight-grain morocco, gilt tooling to front and back covers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, (sunning to spine), 8 1/4 x 5 3/4 in.; Rudyard, Kipling, The Day's Work, New York: Doubleday & McClure Company, 1898, half bound in calf with marbled boards, marbled end papers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, with morocco spine labels, illustrated throughout, (shelf wear, slight chipping at head of spine, loss to spine label), 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.; Rogers, Samuel, Italy, a Poem, London: T. Cadell, 1830, fully bound in red-brown straight-grained morocco, gilt tooling to front and back covers, gilt lettering and stamping to spine, full gilt edges, illustrated throughout, (foxing, minor losses at joints), 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.; A Lady, Reflexions on the Works of God, London: G. and J. Robinson, 1804, volumes 1 and 2 of three, fully bound in speckled calf, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, engraved frontispiece, (damage to spine label, minor separation between front board and spine at joint, toning), 7 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.; Winter, William, Grey Days and Gold, Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1892, fully bound in beige cloth, gilt and orange stamping on front cover and spine, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, with illustrations, (soiling, shelf wear, foxing), 5 1/2 x 4 in.; Winter, William Shakespeare's England, Boston: Joseph Knight Company, 1892, fully bound in beige cloth, gilt and orange stamping on front cover and spine, gilt lettering on front cover and spine, with illustrations, (soiling, shelf wear, minor foxing), 5 1/2 x 4 in.; Baron Beyens, Le Second Empire, Paris: Plon-Nourrit & Cie, 1924, two volumes half bound in crimson morocco with red and black boards, gilt lettering on spine, gilt top edge, marbled end papers, inscribed by Beyeres on front flyleaf, bound with the original wrappers, (sunning to back board, shelf wear), 8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.; McLeod, Enid, Heloise, London: Chatto & Windus, 1938, fully bound in purple cloth, gilt lettering on spine, with original dust jacket, (chipping to head of jacket), 9 x 6 in.; Hawthorne, Nathaniel, Complete Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, and Company, 1882, riverside edition, half bound in leather with marbled boards, marbled end papers, gilt lettering and blind stamping on spine, gilt top edge, frontispiece etching, illustrated throughout, (minor shelf wear, sunning to spine), 8 x 5 1/2 in.; de Saint-Pierre, Bernardin Paul and Virginia, Dayton: B.F. Ells, 1854, translated by Helen Maria Williams, fully bound in dark green cloth, gilt and blind stamping on front cover, gilt stamping on spine, frontispiece engraving, illustrated throughout, (foxing, scuffing to front board), 5 3/4 x 5 in.; Barret-Browning, Elizabeth Sonnets from the Portuguese, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, c. 1900, Literary Gems series, fully bound in maroon leather with thin boards, gilt stamping and tooling on front and back covers, marbled end papers, gilt top edge, frontispiece portrait of Barret-Browning, (spine lost, damage and loss to front and back boards), 4 3/4 x 3 1/4 in.; Shakespeare, William, The Dramatick Writings of William Shakspere, London: John Bell, 1788-1801, including volumes one, seven, fourteen, and twenty, fully bound in paneled and speckled calf, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare, (board separated at joints, shelf wear, wear to spines), 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.; Shakespeare, William, The Tudor Shakespeare, New York: Macmillan Company, 1938, eight volumes of thirty-nine present, fully bound in green cloth, gilt stamping and lettering on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers, frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare, (fading to some spines and boards, some volumes with bookplates on front pastedown, annotated by previous owner in pen), 6 x 4 1/4 in.; Shakespeare, William, Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1909, fully bound in green cloth, stamped on front cover and spine, frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare, (shelf wear, fading), 5 3/4 x 4 1/4 in.; Addison, Joseph and Steele, Richard, The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, London: H. Lintot, 1752, volumes one, three, and four present, fully bound in mottled calf, (severe loss to boards and spines, separation of boards at joint), 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.; Johnson, Samuel, The History of Rasselas, New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1841, fully bound in tan cloth, blind stamping on front and back covers, gilt lettering and stamping on spine, full gilt edges, frontispiece etching of Rasselas, (sunning to spine, slight wear to tail of spine), 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.; Vaille, F. O. and Clark, H. A., The Harvard Book, Cambridge: Welch, Bigelow, and Company, 1875, two volumes fully bound in leather, gilt stamping and blind tooling on front and back covers, gilt lettering on spine, full gilt edges, marbled end papers, illustrated throughout, (severe loss to spine, loss to leather of front and back boards, boards separated at joints), 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.

Note: Many of the books inscribed by Caroline and William Phillips.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

G.P. Putnam, Home Book Company, James Russell, Oliver, B. Webster, James Russell Lowell, William Mulready, Geoffrey Chaucer, Frederick Warne, Don Quixote de la Mancha, de Vigny, Alfred, Smith, Alexandre, Dumas, Cardinal Newman, Cervantes, Miguel, Moliere, Goldsmith, J.J. Dubochet, Southard, T.W., Whittingham, Amsterdam, Cambridge, Kansas City, London, Oxford, Paris, Wakefield