Two volumes. 8vo. x, 516; viii, 525 pp. Original full polished dark turquoise-green calf, heavily stamped with gilt tooling on all covers, elaborately gilt-stamped spine, five raised bands, red calf spine labels, a.e.g.; spine ends rubber. Early armorial bookplates of the Revd. Chas. E. Rucke Keene, Swyncombe House, Co. Oxford. Within a blue-cloth felt-lined slip-case with gilt spine titles describing the fore-edge paintings (ca. 1920s). With two handsomely painted skillful scenes showing I) "St. Catherineís Chapel, Guildford," and II) "Guildford." From the Gladys McKenney Molony collection of fore-edge paintings, formerly housed at the St. Maryís-of-the-Woods College Library, Indiana. Molony was a graduate of the campus in 1928 and built a collection of fore-edge paintings that she inscribed and presented to the campus one at a time. This one is inscribed on April 6, 1984. See: William Carew Hazlitt, Roll of Book Collectors, p. 126. Augustus Wollaston Franks, Catalogue of British and American Book Plates. British Museum, 1904, vol. II, item 16852 [Chas. E. Rucke Keene]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Sixty Sermons on Plain and Practical ...
Publisher: Printed for G. Robinson, and R. Beatniffe, 1776.
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