Lot 309: Bindings. The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets; With Critical Observations on their Works, 4 vols., by Samuel Johnson, new edition, 1783, engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I, bookplates, contemporary tree calf, spines with red and green labels and gilt decoration, a trifle rubbed, 8vo, together with Memoirs of William Hickey (1749-1775), edited by Alfred Spencer, 4 vols., 3rd ed., 1919, photogravure portraits, top edge gilt, contemporary light brown half morocco by Sawyer, spines with raised bands and gilt decoration, 8vo, plus Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield to his Son Philip Stanhope, Published by Mrs. Eugenia Stanhope, 4 vols., 5th edition, 1774, half titles, engraved portrait frontispiece to volume I, contemporary calf, spines with red and green labels and gilt decoration, slightly rubbed, volume III upper cover detached, 8vo, with Tobias Smollett's The History of England, 3 volumes only (of 4), 1841 (15)
Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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