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Auction: Auction 28.11.1997
was auctioned on: 28 November 1997
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HUNT, James Henry Leigh. Stories from the Italian Poets: with Lives of the Writers , London: Chapman and Hall, 1846, 2 volumes, 8°, FIRST EDITION, contemporary polished calf gilt by Riviere with roll-tool borders and gilt inner dentelles (joints slig...

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Estimate: £300 - £500
ca. US$506 - US$844
Price realised:  £805
ca. US$1,358
Lot number 243, Views: 23

HUNT, James Henry Leigh. Stories from the Italian Poets: with Lives of the Writers , London: Chapman and Hall, 1846, 2 volumes, 8°, FIRST EDITION, contemporary polished calf gilt by Riviere with roll-tool borders and gilt inner dentelles (joints slightly rubbed), original cloth covers and backstrip bound in, t.e.g., bookplate of Jerome Kern. With 13 other leather-bound volumes by Hunt, including a signed copy of The Feast of The Poets (London, 1814), Hero and Leander, and Bacchus and Ariadne (London, 1819), The Months descriptive of the Successive Beauties of the Year (London, 1821) and The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt (presentation copy, London, 1844). (15)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 28.11.1997
Date of the auction: 28 Nov 1997
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington