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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 942

Butler, HUDIBRAS 1753/1819 & VERSE AND REMAINS 1759

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


Two Works of Samuel Butler's HUDIBRAS, 1753 & 1819 and THE VERSE AND REMAINS, 1759, comprising Butler, Samuel HUDIBRAS (Glasgow‚ 1753) contemporary calf, vol. I and II, 12mo, with frontispiece engraved portrait (splits in joints, cracking to spine); THE GENUINE REMAINS IN VERSE AND PROSE OF MR. SAMUEL BUTLER (London, 1759) 1st ed, contemporary covers, 2 vols. (worm damage in pages first half of vol. 2, not in text, both with splits in joints, wear to edges); and HUDIBRAS (London, 1819) 4 vols., with Grey's annotations, gilt edges, half-calf (wear to edges, foxing, one cover detached).

Measurements: Height: of largest 13 in. x Width: 9 3/4 in. x Depth: 1 3/4 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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