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Auction archive: Lot number 230

The Infants Library - complete set of 16 volumes, in the original cabinet

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$6,600
Auction archive: Lot number 230

The Infants Library - complete set of 16 volumes, in the original cabinet

Estimate
US$2,000 - US$3,000
Price realised:
US$6,600
Beschreibung:

Title: The Infants Library - complete set of 16 volumes, in the original cabinet Author: Place: London Publisher: John Marshall Date: [1800] Description: 16 volumes. 5.5x4.8 cm (2¼x1¾") original boards, paper labels on front and rear. First Editions. Housed in the original wood box, sliding lid with pictorial label. The 16 miniature volumes include an abecedarian, a spelling primer, guides to animals, flowers, birds, household and common items, etc. Rarely found in complete sets. Lot Amendments Condition: Case lacking part of the decorative woodwork at the top of sliding lid, some loss to both of the grooves for the lid on the sides of the box and lacking the bottom edge where the lid should stop; bindings restored, most rebacked; some internal wear, foxing, etc. Overall very good. Item number: 258965

Auction archive: Lot number 230
Auction:
Datum:
19 Feb 2015
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: The Infants Library - complete set of 16 volumes, in the original cabinet Author: Place: London Publisher: John Marshall Date: [1800] Description: 16 volumes. 5.5x4.8 cm (2¼x1¾") original boards, paper labels on front and rear. First Editions. Housed in the original wood box, sliding lid with pictorial label. The 16 miniature volumes include an abecedarian, a spelling primer, guides to animals, flowers, birds, household and common items, etc. Rarely found in complete sets. Lot Amendments Condition: Case lacking part of the decorative woodwork at the top of sliding lid, some loss to both of the grooves for the lid on the sides of the box and lacking the bottom edge where the lid should stop; bindings restored, most rebacked; some internal wear, foxing, etc. Overall very good. Item number: 258965

Auction archive: Lot number 230
Auction:
Datum:
19 Feb 2015
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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