Lot 43: Hoare (Sir Richard Colt)



2015-06-29 14:48:22

Lot 43: Hoare (Sir Richard Colt). The History of Ancient Wiltshire, 2 vols., 1810-21, additional engraved titles, two engraved portraits, numerous engraved plates & plans (including some double-page plans), occasional spotting and light toning, contemporary half calf, neatly rebacked preserving original spines, corners repaired, together with The History of Modern Wiltshire, 11 parts in 5 vols., 1822-44, numerous engraved plates, portraits, maps & plans (including some hand-coloured, double-page or folding maps), original printed wrappers bound-in with one inscribed by the author to Robert Stearne Tighe (1760-1835), occasional spotting and light toning, edges untrimmed, modern half calf gilt (bound in similar style to match Ancient Wiltshire volumes), all folio. Armorial bookplate of Lord Heytesbury of Heytesbury House to Ancient Wiltshire volumes. The First World War poet Siegfried Sassoon bought Heytesbury House, Wiltshire in 1933 and le Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015 Wednesday, 10th June 2015 Estimate: £700-1000
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