Six full morocco bindings

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Lot 109: (Fine Bindings) Title: Six works in fine full morocco bindings. Place Published: Various places. Date Published: Various dates. Description: Includes: (Moir, David Macbeth). The Life of Mansie Wauch, Tailor in Dalkeith. Illustrations by George Cruikshank. (12mo) full red morocco, lettered and ruled in gilt, all edges gilt. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1839., Epictetus. The Golden Sayings. (12mo) full purple morocco, gilt floral decorations, all edges gilt. Spine faded. Bound by Bayntun Binders. London: Macmillan, 1920., Sterne, Laurence. The Beauties of Sterne. Illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson. (12mo) full straight-grain brown morocco, spine gilt, top edge gilt. Bound by Zaehnsdorf. London: Thomas Tegg, 1809., Oxford Prize Poems. (8vo) full green morocco, gilt borders, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Oxford: J. Parker, et al, 1810., Goldsmith, Oliver. The Vicar of Wakefield. (8vo) full blue morocco, gilt borders, spine gilt, all edges gilt. Bound by Root & Son. London: Macmillan, 1915., Gunn, Alexander. Letters. (8vo) full brown morocco, ruled and lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. New York, 1902. Together 6 finely bound volumes. Condition: Light wear; overall very good and better. PBA Galleries' Rare Books & Manuscripts Sunday, 1st November 2015 Estimate: $400-$600
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