Lot 597

3 volumes in leather bindings British Irish Literature

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(Fine bindings), Lot of 3 volumes of British or Irish literature: Samuel Hole (An Oxonian), A Little Tour in Ireland, illustrated by John Leech, 1859, small 8vo., in full polished green calf by Root and Son, Bradbury and Evans, London, in slipcase, fold-out color frontis plus other illustrations, original covers bound-in at rear; WITH George Clinton, Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron, 1827, later printing, tall 8vo., half green leather, red boards, engraved frontis plus illustrations by George Cruikshank, James Robins, London; WITH Oliver Goldsmith, The Deserted Village, 1912, one of 469 copies, in publisher's full polished calf, 8vo., illustrated with etchings by W. H. W. Bicknell, each one signed in pencil, The Bibliophile Society, Boston. Provenance: deaccessioned from a regional institution; will include a letter of deaccession from the institution.


Little Tour with 2 small ink stamps, one Withdrawn, to rear endpapers, spine sunned; Byron, with 2 small ink stamps, one Withdrawn, to rear endpapers, boards rubbed, light foxing throughout; Village with library bookplate, and Withdrawn stamp, affixed to front pastedown, one library stamp to first page of text, spine rubbed and lightly worn. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .
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