Lot 328: Egan (Pierce). Boxiana; Or, Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism; From the Days of the Renowned Broughton and Slack to the Heroes of the Present Milling Aera!, 5 vols., 1812-29, additional engraved titles to volumes I & II, 48 engraved plates and portraits by George Cruikshank and others, occasional light spotting and offsetting, light waterstain to volume I, volumes I-IV with original wrappers laid down and bound at end, previous owner inscriptions and bookplates, top edge gilt, later crimson half morocco, spines with raised bands, with gilt decoration of a pugilist in compartments, one or two marks to covers, 8vo. A handsome set. (5)
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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