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Catalogue of Printed Books and a Few Manuscripts, Comprising the Property of Sir John Child, Bt.; The Property of L. A. Legros, Esq.; The Property of H. Savill, Esq. (Sotheby Auction Catalogue)

Published by Sotheby and Co., London, 1931
Condition: Good Soft cover
From S.C. Sumner (Venice, FL, U.S.A.)

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98 pp., 905 lots. Sale was held Nov. 16-18, 1931. Unmarked. "Comprising Books of Travel; Archaeology; Topography; Bibliography; Modern Fine Printing; Typographical Works; Old English Medical and Legal Books; Witchcraft; Decorative Leather, Needlework and Tortoiseshell Bindings; French and English Literature, many in first editions or illustrated with fine engravings or coloured plates, including a Collection of La Fontaine; Piranesi's Engravings, in 29 vol. 1756-83; Loddiges, 'Botanical Cabinet', 20 vol.; Buffon, 'Histoire Naturelle', 1774-89; Milton, 'Paradise Lost', 1669; Chaucer, 'Workes', 1561; Hakluyt,'Voiages',1589; The Studio, vol. I-LXXIX, etc.; Goldsmith, 'Citizen of the World', 1762; Boswell, 'Life of Johnson', 1791; Oscar Wilde; R.D. Blackmore; Charles Kingsley; Surtees; T. Hughes, 'Tom Brown's School-days'; Rawatorne, 'Gamonia'; Browning; Dickens; Stevenson; Kipling; Henry Arthur Jones; Barrie; Samuel Pepys, 'Memoires of the Royal Navy', 1690; and Numerous Presentation Copies from Authors, including Whistler, Leigh Hunt, Shorthouse, Davidson, William Morris, Matthew Arnold and Samuel Rogers.". Bookseller Inventory # 001274

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Title: Catalogue of Printed Books and a Few ...

Publisher: Sotheby and Co., London

Publication Date: 1931

Binding: Original Wrappers

Book Condition:Good

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