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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 980

6 Groups of Collected Lives and Letters, 17th/19th C

Estimate: $150 - $250
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Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


6 Groups of Collected Lives and Letters, 17th/19th Century, comprising Devereux, Walter LIVES AND LETTERS OF THE DEVEREAUX, EARLS OF ESSEX IN THE REIGNS OF ELIZABETH, JAMES I, AND CHARLES I, 1540-1646 (London, John Murray 1853), green half-morocco, 2 vols., frontispiece portrait engraving and other portrait engraving (foxing to engravings); North, Roger THE LIVES OF THE RIGHT HON. FRANCIS NORTH, BARON GUILFORD… THE HON. SIR DUDLEY NORTH, AND THE HON. REV. DR. JOHN NORTH (London, Henry Colburn, 1826), 3 vols., octavo, contemporary calf, frontispiece portrait engravings, bookplate (joints worn); [Stanley] THE HISTORY OF THE HOUSE OF STANLEY FROM THE CONQUEST TO THE DEATH OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE EDWARD LATE EARL OF DERBY IN 1776 (Preston, E. Sergent, 1793), portrait frontispiece (corners worn, some joints cracked); Chandler, Richard THE LIFE OF WILLIAM WAYNFLETE BISHOP OF WINCHESTER (London, 1811), frontispiece portrait (foxing and damp staining to first few leaves, upper cover detached, binding worn); Heylyn, Peter CYPRIANUS ANGLICUS: OR, THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND DEATH OF ….WILLIAM…LORD ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY (London, 1671), title in black and red, paneled calf (upper board detached, lacking portrait engraving); and Harington, John NUGAE ANTIQUAE: BEING A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL PAPERS (London, Dodsley, 1779), 12mo, 3 vols., modern binding (wear to edges).

Measurements: Height: of largest 11 3/4 in. x Width: 8 1/8 in. x Depth: 1 5/8 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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