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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 936

4 Collections of English Works and English History

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


Four Collections of English Works and English History, comprising Brome, Richard DRAMATIC WORKS… FINE NEW PLAYS (London, 1873), 3 vols., half-calf, frontispiece portrait (minor wear to joints); Johnson, Samuel THE WORKS... (London/Edinburgh, Nimmo, 1877), frontispiece portrait and other engravings, binding for Queen Elizabeth's Free School, Southwark with embossed gilt upper cover and spine, bookplate (wear to joints, some toning and foxing); Sackville, Thomas and others (Mirror for Magistrates) THE VARIABLE FORTUNE AND UNHAPPIE FALLES OF SUCH PRINCES AS HATH HAPPENED SINCE THE CONQUEST (London, 1609), paneled calf, bookplate (splitting at joints, old worm damage to pages, toning and foxing); and Kempe, A.J. ed THE LOSELY MANUSCRIPTS...ILLUSTRATIVE OF SOME OF THE MORE MINUTE PARTICULARS OF ENGLISH HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, AND MANNERS, FROM HENRY VIII TO... JAMES I (London, Murray, 1836), contemporary calf, folding engraving (upper cover detached).

Measurements: Height: of largest 9 1/2 in. x Width: 6 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 1/2 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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