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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 971

7 Folios of Collected Works, 18th/19th Century

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


7 Folios of Collected Works, 18th/19th Century, comprising Drummond, William THE WORKS (Edinburgh, 1711), rebacked, lacking frontispiece (foxing and browning, repaired tears to title); Rose, George OBSERVATIONS ON THE HISTORICAL WORK OF THE LATE AND HONORABLE CHARLES JAMES FOX (London, 1809), rebacked (occasional foxing, loss to title lower edge, not affecting text); Strype, John THE LIFE AND ACTS OF THE MOST REVEREND FATHER IN GOD JOHN WHITGIFT (London, 1718), in four books, engraved portrait, title in black and red, rebacked (wear to corners, occasional foxing); Cornwall, Barry THE WORKS OF BEN JONSON WITH A MEMOIR (London, 1838), half-calf, frontispiece portrait (occasional foxing); Collins, Arthur PROCEEDINGS, PRECEDENTS, AND ARGUMENTS ON CLAIMS AND CONTROVERSIES CONCERNING BARONIES BY WRIT AND OTHER HONORS (London, 1734), contemporary calf rebacked, embossed gilt arms of Duke of Newcastle on each board (wear to edges, some foxing); Tasso, Torquato JERUSALEM DELIVERED, AN HEROIC POEM (London, 1803), trans. John Hoole, 2 vols. in 1, multiple engraved plates, Sondley Reference Library bookplate (cloth tape repairs on joints, wear to edges, foxing, notations on title); and Bunyan, John THE SELECT WORKS (Pilgrims Progress) (London, n.d. [c. 1860]), 2 vols. in 1, frontispiece and other engravings (cracking at joints, spine backing separating, foxing).

Measurements: Height: of largest 15 1/4 in. x Width: 10 in. x Depth: 1 1/2 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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