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RICHARDSON, A COLLECTION OF THREE WORKS, 1751-1755 (15 VOL.)

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Estimate: £300 - £400
ca. US$385 - US$514
Price realised:  £500
ca. US$642
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Richardson, Samuel. A COLLECTION OF THREE WORKS, COMPRISING: i) The History of Sir Charles Grandison. For S. Richardson, 1754, 7 volumes, 12mo, FIRST EDITION, leaves A1, B4 and F8 in volume one, G3, L7 and Q7 in volume two and D5 and I11 in volume three are cancels as usual, 1 p. of publisher's advertisements in volume four, catchword on p.279 in volume six appears incorrectly as 'My', contemporary calf with new spine, spines in compartments with morocco lettering pieces, some spotting and browning, some minor tears and minor loss (catchword to I8 in volume three); ii) Clarissa. Or, the History of a Young Lady. For S. Richardson, 1751, 7 volumes, 8vo, fourth edition, contemporary mottled calf, spines in compartments with morocco lettering pieces, some spotting and browning, occasional short tears, ownership monogram stamp to title-pages, some joints split, extremities worn with minor loss; iii) A Collection of the Moral and Instructive Sentiments, Maxims, Cautions, and Reflexions. For S. Richardson, 1755, 12mo, FIRST EDITION, contemporary calf, spine in compartments, some spotting and browning, repairs to binding with loss to head of spine, hinges split (15)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin
Date of the auction: 11 Jul 2017
Address: Sotheby's
London