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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 958

Group of British Memoirs and Works, 8 Vols.

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


Group of British Memoirs and Works, 8 Vols., comprising [Guthry, Bishop] MEMOIRS OF HENRY GUTHRY, LATE BISHOP OF DUNKEL IN SCOTLAND WHEREIN THE CONSPIRACIES AND REBELLION AGAINST KING CHARLES I ...TO THE TIME OF THE MURTHER OF THAT MONARCH ARE BRIEFLY... RELATED (London, 1702), 8vo, paneled calf (cracking to joints, repairs to spine); Reresby, John MEMOIRS...CONTAINING SEVERAL PRIVATE AND REMARKABLE TRANSACTIONS FROM THE RESTORATION TO THE REvol.UTION (London, 1735), modern cloth and calf, dampstaining to edges of title, cracking to joints); Welwood, James MEMOIRS OF THE MOST MATERIAL TRANSACTIONS IN ENGLAND, FOR THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS, PRECEEDING THE REVOLUTION IN 1688 (London, 1700), 8vo, calf, 3rd edition, bookplate (wear to edges); Osborn, Francis THE WORKS...DIVINE, HISTORICAL MORAL, POLITICAL (London, 1689), 9th ed, modern half-calf; Oldham, John THE WORKS... TOGETHER WITH HIS REMAINS (London, 1704), 8vo, Sondley Reference Library bookplate, frontispiece portrait (splitting and repairs to joints); Cary, Robert MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF ROBERT CARY, BARON OF LEPPINGTON AND EARL OF MONMOUTH (London, 1759), engraved frontispiece, bookplate (splitting to joints on upper cover); Wotton, Sir Henry A SHORT VIEW OF THE LIFE AND DEATH OF GEORGE VILLERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM (London, 1642), rebound, portrait engraving (pages with losses to bottom edge); and Spence, Joseph Rev. ANEDOTES, OBSERVATIONS, AND CHARACTERS, OF BOOKS AND MEN (London, 1820), half-calf, frontispiece engraved portrait (foxing and toning, wear to joints).

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


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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