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Lot 252
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Sold for £15,535 (US$ 26,595) inc. premium
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Vergilius Maro (Publius) The Aeneids, translated by William Morris, onlaid green morocco gilt by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, each cover with sunken rectangular panel richly tooled in gilt with onlaid lilac and orange flowers, central medallion of brown or turquoise onlaid morocco, the upper cover with name, dates and monogram of William Morris, the lower with name, dates and monogram of the author, richly tooled wide borders with brown morocco frame, that on upper cover with onlaid acorns and oak leaves, initial letters at corners of the four principal characters, the lower cover with stylised leaves and armorial motifs at corners, morocco doublures and endleaves, doublures with overall field of onlaid flowers and gilt grasses, border lettered with verse, watered silk endleaves, gauffered gilt edges with coloured flower heads, 8vo (189 by 132mm.), London, Ellis and White, 1876
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