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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 1026

10 Works on Various Topics, 17th-18th Century

Estimate: $200 - $300
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


10 Works on Various Topics, 17th-18th Century, comprising THE REPORTS OF SIR HENRY YELVERTON, KNIGHT AND BARONET LATE ONE OF THE JUSTICES OF THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS (Savoy, 1735), modern binding, folio, covers embossed in gilt 'Probate Court Library Royal Courts of Justice' and stamped on title page (joints slightly worn); REPORTS IN THE COURT OF THE EXCHEQUER BEGINNING IN THE THIRD AND ENDING IN THE NINTH YEAR OF THE RAIGN OF... KING JAMES BY THE HONOURABLE RICHARD LANE (London, 1657), folio, modern quarter-calf, ex-Birmingham Law Library; Scott, George THE MEMOIRES OF SIR JAMES MELVIL OF HAL-HILL (London, 1683), modern half-calf, folio (title page laid down, foxing); Lonsdale, John MEMOIR OF THE REIGN OF JAMES II (York, 1808), large 4to, contemporary calf (foxing to first few leaves); A RELATION OF THE CONFERENCE BETWEEN WILLIAM LAUD AND MR. FISHER THE JESUIT (London, 1686), contemporary calf, title in black and red, armorial bookplate (slight splitting to joints); CASES IN PARLIAMENT RESOLVED AND ADJUDGED UPON PETITIONS AND WRITS OF ERROR (London, 1698), contemporary calf, folio (some leaves detached, minor worm damage in middle leaves, not in text, some splitting to joints); Kelyng, Sir John REPORTS OF DIVERS CASES IN PLEAS OF THE CROWN ADJUDGED AND DETERMINED IN THE REIGN OF THE LATE KING CHARLES II (London, 1708), modern half-calf (foxing, wear to spine); A SECOND APPENDIX TO THE HISTORY OF CROYLAND (London, John Nichols, 1747), foldout engravings, contemporary half-calf, bookplate (upper cover detached, some foxing); Noy, Sir William REPORTS AND CASES TAKEN IN THE TIME OF QUEEN ELIZABETH, KING JAMES, AND KING CHARLES (London, 1669), 2nd ed, contemporary calf, rebacked, signature of Samuel Pennypacker in front, folio (toning and foxing); and Wilmot, Sir John Eardley, MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF THE RIGHT AND HONOURABLE SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT (London, 1802), engraved frontispiece portrait and other engravings, armorial bookplate (joints splitting, some foxing).

Measurements: Height: of largest 12 1/2 in. x Width: 8 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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