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A COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY ITEMS (6 VOL.)

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Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000
ca. US$2,276 - US$3,035
Price realised:  n. a.
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19th century works COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY WORKS: Cruikshank, George. George Cruickshank's Fairy Library [Cinderella and the Glass Slipper. Hop-O' My-Thumb. The History of Jack & the Beanstalk]. David Bogue, [1854], 3 volumes, 8vo, 22 etched plates by Cruickshank, uniformly bound in nineteenth-century calf gilt by Rivière, spines gilt in compartments, green morocco lettering-pieces, edges gilt, ownership inscription on front free endpaper, occasional slight spotting, covers slightly scuffed, joints slightly worn Lamb, Charles. Album Verses, with a few others. Edward Moxon, 1830, 8vo, first edition, inscribed by the author, engraved title vignette, with advertisement at back for Rogers's "Italy," original drab brown boards, in cloth slipcase, unidentified bookplate on front fixed endpaper, spotted, binding worn and lacking spine; [another copy], contemporary calf gilt, lacking advertisement leaf, joints worn, some wear to extremities Edgeworth, Richard Lovell and Maria Edgeworth Essay on Irish Bulls. For J. Johnson 1802, 8vo, first edition, engraved head- and tail-pieces, contemporary half calf, nineteenth-century ownership inscription on front free endpaper, slightly spotted, extremities slightly worn 6 volumes in all

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: English Literature, History, Children's Books & Illustrations
Date of the auction: 10 Jul 2013
Address: Sotheby's
London