Shelf of 19th century leather bindings

PBA Galleries

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Lot 106: (Fine Bindings) Title: Seven 19th century works in leather bindings. Place Published: Various places. Date Published: Various dates. Description: Includes: Gorton, John. A General Biographical Dictionary. 2 volumes. (8vo) full calf, spines gilt. London: Hunt and Clarke, 1828., Ossian. Poems. 2 volumes. (8vo) full calf, spines gilt, red and black labels. London: Cadell, 1807., Chalmers, George. The Life of Mary, Queen of Scots. 2 volumes. (8vo) half calf and marbled boards. Philadelphia: Abraham Small, 1822., Wraxall, N.W. Posthumous Memoirs of His Own Time. 3 volumes. (8vo) half calf and marbled boards, spines gilt, red and black leather labels. London: Bentley, 1836., Fielding, Henry. Select Works. 2 volumes. (8vo) full sheep, black leather labels. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1836., Austin, William. Letters from London. (8vo) full calf, red leather label. Boston: W. Pelham, 1804., Tasso, Torquato. Jerusalem Delivered. (12mo) full calf. London: Suttaby, 1819. Together seven works in thirteen volumes. A handsome selection of 19th century leatherbound books. Condition: All with some light wear; overall very good. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $300-$500
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