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Estimate: £300 - £400
ca. US$497 - US$663
Price realised:  £350
ca. US$580
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ENGLISH LITERATURE -- BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works of Lord Byron . London: John Murray, 1823. 4 volumes 8° (218 x 134mm), Engraved portrait frontispiece. (Light browning, particularly at begining and end of volumes.) Contemporary calf, gilt borders to covers with central gilt device of a lyre and paint brush, rebacked with gilt spines, edges gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, the whole sometime furbished).
ENGLISH LITERATURE -- BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works of Lord Byron . London: John Murray, 1823. 4 volumes 8° (218 x 134mm), Engraved portrait frontispiece. (Light browning, particularly at begining and end of volumes.) Contemporary calf, gilt borders to covers with central gilt device of a lyre and paint brush, rebacked with gilt spines, edges gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, the whole sometime furbished). WALTON, Izaak and Charles COTTON. The Complete Angler . London: John Major, 1824. Small 4° (159 x 100mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece and plates, text-illustrations. (Occasional light spotting and staining, sometimes heavy.) Contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original gilt spine (extremities rubbed and lightly worn). Sold with two other works, w.a.f., not subject to return. (9)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries
Date of the auction: 5 Nov 2009
Address: Christie's
5 November 2009, London, King Street