Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 984

7 Various Memoirs and Works, 18th and 19th Century

Estimate: $100 - $200
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property from the Collection of Ronald Onorato, Savannah, GA


7 Various Memoirs and Works, 18th and 19th Century, comprising Wilson, Charles MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE, WRITINGS, AND AMOURS OF WILLIAM CONGREVE (London, 1730), rebacked, 8vo, frontispiece portrait, armorial bookplate (cloth tape on inner upper cover, some splitting to joints, minor foxing); Temple, William MISCELLANIES IN FOUR ESSAYS (Glasgow, 1761), owner signature on title page (wear to spine); THE EXPEDITION OF HUMPHREY CLINKER (London, 1771), 2nd edition, 3 vols., Princeton University Library bookplate (vol. 1 replaced cloth spine, vols. 2 and 3 both covers detached); MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR STEPHEN FOX (London, 1717), later binding (slight splitting to joints); Skinner, Thomas THE LIFE OF GENERAL MONK: DUKE OF ALBEMARLE (London, 1724) 2nd edition, recent cloth; Evelyn, John THE LIFE OF MRS. GODOLPHIN (London, William Pickering, 1847), half-calf, frontispiece portrait (spine lightly worn); and Russell, Lord John THE LIFE OF WILLIAM LORD RUSSELL (London, 1820), 2 vols., bookplates, engraved portrait (some toning, splitting to joints, vol. 2 upper board detached).

Measurements: Height: of largest 7 7/8 in. x Width: 5 1/4 in. x Depth: 1 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

Notice to bidders: All books and manuscripts are sold ‘AS IS’ with all faults. Books have not been collated unless otherwise stated. The absence of a condition report does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections, or the conditions of aging. PHOTOS MAY ALSO ACT AS A CONDITION REPORT. Please review all photos closely prior to bidding. Complete condition reports are available by request, no later than 24 hours prior to the live auction. All lots are offered and sold ‘AS IS’, and Everard Auctions will not provide refunds based on condition. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you agree to be bound by the conditions of sale. Everard Auctions does not provide any shipping or packing services. We recommend that all potential buyers obtain pack/ship estimates prior to bidding. Please contact us for a list of recommended shippers.

Available payment options

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Diners
  • Discover
  • JCB
  • Union Pay