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The Anglophile and the Professor

Thu, Oct 19, 2023 10:00AM EDT
Lot 970

The Works of Congreve, Farquhar and Villiers, 18th C

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


The Works of Congreve, Farquhar and Villiers, 18th C, comprising Congreve, William THE WORKS OF MR. CONGREVE (London, 1774), 2 vols., calf, gilt spine, armorial bookplate, frontispiece engravings (joints worn and cracking); Farquhar, George THE WORKS OF THE INGENIOUS MR. GEORGE FARQUHAR (London, 1742), 2 vols., calf, gilt spine (minor cracking to joints); and Villiers, George THE WORKS OF HIS GRACE, GEORGE VILLIERS, LATE DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM (London, 1715), contemporary calf, 2 vols., frontispieces and other engravings, Sondley Reference Library bookplate (vol. 1 upper cover and first few leaves detached, vol. 2 upper cover slightly detached, both with foxing and toning).

Measurements: Height: of largest 7 1/2 in. x Width: 4 3/4 in. x Depth: 1 1/4 in.


Worn condition, see description and photos.

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