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POETRY]. A collection of thirteen works, including: BAYNTUN, bindery. BURNS, Robert (1759-1796). Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. Kilmarnock: John Wilson 1786. 8 o . 19th century green crushed levant morocco, covers with gilt double fillet borders and gilt thistle tooling with lavender and green coloring, UPPER COVER SET WITH A LARGE OVAL PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF BURNS, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt lettered in one, gilt thistle tooling in others, turn-ins gilt with similar gilt and painted thistle tooling, green watered silk doublures and endpapers, edges gilt, stamp-signed by the binder on upper turn-in; modern slipcase. -- EDEN, William. Four Letters to the Earl of Carlisle. London: for B. Whilte and T. Cadell, 1780. 8 o . Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of GREENWICH. Provenance: Sarah Gildersleeve Fife Memorial Library (bookplate); Francis J. Weber (bookplate). -- TIGHE, Mrs. Henry. Psyche, with Other Poems. London: T. Davison for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary blue straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON; modern slipcase. -- YOUNG, Edward. The Complaint; or, Night Thoughts. London: for F. C. and J. Rivington and others, 1813. 8 o . Engraved frontispiece, title, and plates. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of The Tower of London and Westminster Bridge and Abbey. Provenance: Ingestre Hall (bookplate). -- GRAY, Thomas. The Poems. London: for White, Cochrane and Co., 1814. 8 o . Engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary blue straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of GRAY, ETON COLLEGE and A CHURCH. Provenance: Lawrence Harrison (armorial bookplate). -- HERBERT, William. Helga. A Poem. London: T. Davison for John Murray 1815. 8 o . Contemporary maroon straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of The Tower of Dinant and Hampton Court Gardens. -- CRABBE, George. The Borough: a Poem. London: Thomas Davison for John Murray 1820. 8 o . Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of A PORT CITY. -- HEMANS, Felicia. Songs of the Affections. National Lyrics. Miscellaneous Poems. Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1840. 8 o . Engraved title. Contemporary brown morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of Edinburgh and Holyrood Palace; modern slipcase. -- MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. London: Longman, brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1856. 8 o . Numerous engraved plates. Contemporary green morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of A CLIPPER SHIP. -- TRENCH, Richard Chenevix. The Story of Justin Martyr: and Other Poems. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1857. Contemporary brown morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of two views of Harlestone Park in Northamptonshire. -- TENNYSON, Alfred Lord. The Works. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. 8 o . Contemporary green calf gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of TENNIS. -- MRS. VALENTINE, editor. Gems of National Poetry. London: Morrison and Gibb for Myers & Company, n.d. 8 o . Half title. Red calf, gilt decorative border on covers, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of a GOLFER. Provenance: J. D. Legge (ownership signature in pencil and presentation inscription in ink dated 1900). -- WHITE, Henry Kirke. The Poetical Works. New York: T. Y. Crowell & Co., n.d. 8 o . Numerous plates, text printed within a red border. Contemporary green cloth gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of CIVIC BUILDINGS. (13)
POETRY]. A collection of thirteen works, including: BAYNTUN, bindery. BURNS, Robert (1759-1796). Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. Kilmarnock: John Wilson 1786. 8 o . 19th century green crushed levant morocco, covers with gilt double fillet borders and gilt thistle tooling with lavender and green coloring, UPPER COVER SET WITH A LARGE OVAL PORTRAIT MINIATURE OF BURNS, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt lettered in one, gilt thistle tooling in others, turn-ins gilt with similar gilt and painted thistle tooling, green watered silk doublures and endpapers, edges gilt, stamp-signed by the binder on upper turn-in; modern slipcase. -- EDEN, William. Four Letters to the Earl of Carlisle. London: for B. Whilte and T. Cadell, 1780. 8 o . Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of GREENWICH. Provenance: Sarah Gildersleeve Fife Memorial Library (bookplate); Francis J. Weber (bookplate). -- TIGHE, Mrs. Henry. Psyche, with Other Poems. London: T. Davison for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811. Engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary blue straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON; modern slipcase. -- YOUNG, Edward. The Complaint; or, Night Thoughts. London: for F. C. and J. Rivington and others, 1813. 8 o . Engraved frontispiece, title, and plates. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of The Tower of London and Westminster Bridge and Abbey. Provenance: Ingestre Hall (bookplate). -- GRAY, Thomas. The Poems. London: for White, Cochrane and Co., 1814. 8 o . Engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary blue straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of GRAY, ETON COLLEGE and A CHURCH. Provenance: Lawrence Harrison (armorial bookplate). -- HERBERT, William. Helga. A Poem. London: T. Davison for John Murray 1815. 8 o . Contemporary maroon straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of The Tower of Dinant and Hampton Court Gardens. -- CRABBE, George. The Borough: a Poem. London: Thomas Davison for John Murray 1820. 8 o . Contemporary red straight-grained morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of A PORT CITY. -- HEMANS, Felicia. Songs of the Affections. National Lyrics. Miscellaneous Poems. Edinburgh: William Blackwood, 1840. 8 o . Engraved title. Contemporary brown morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of Edinburgh and Holyrood Palace; modern slipcase. -- MOORE, Thomas. Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. London: Longman, brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1856. 8 o . Numerous engraved plates. Contemporary green morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of A CLIPPER SHIP. -- TRENCH, Richard Chenevix. The Story of Justin Martyr: and Other Poems. London: John W. Parker and Son, 1857. Contemporary brown morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING of two views of Harlestone Park in Northamptonshire. -- TENNYSON, Alfred Lord. The Works. London: C. Kegan Paul & Co., 1880. 8 o . Contemporary green calf gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of TENNIS. -- MRS. VALENTINE, editor. Gems of National Poetry. London: Morrison and Gibb for Myers & Company, n.d. 8 o . Half title. Red calf, gilt decorative border on covers, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of a GOLFER. Provenance: J. D. Legge (ownership signature in pencil and presentation inscription in ink dated 1900). -- WHITE, Henry Kirke. The Poetical Works. New York: T. Y. Crowell & Co., n.d. 8 o . Numerous plates, text printed within a red border. Contemporary green cloth gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of CIVIC BUILDINGS. (13)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana
Date of the auction: 3 Dec 2010
Address: Christie's
3 December 2010, New York, Rockefeller Center