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Lot 304
WARD (ROBERT PLUMER)] Illustrations of Human Life, 3 vol., 1837; and others (22)
Sold for £525 (US$ 882) inc. premium
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[WARD (ROBERT PLUMER)]
Illustrations of Human Life, 3 vol., bookplate of Thomas Smith, contemporary green half calf gilt, g.e. [Sadleir, 3299; Wolff, 7029], Henry Colburn, 1837--CARLISLE (NICHOLAS) A Concise Description of the Endowed Grammar Schools in England and Wales, 2 vol., half-titles, woodcut seals, nineteenth century half calf, Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1818--KINGSLEY (CHARLES) Glaucus, half-title, slight spotting, publisher's 16-page catalogue at end, bookplate of William Long publisher's green pictorial cloth gilt, Cambridge, Macmillan, 1855, FIRST EDITIONS--ELIOT (GEORGE) Adam Bede, 2 vol., fifth edition, half-titles, from Lord Lansdowne's library with his armorial bookplate on upper covers, publisher's blindstamped terracotta cloth, recased, William Blackwood, 1859--PRESCOTT (WILLIAM H.) History of the Conquest of Mexico, 3 vol., contemporary calf gilt, 1814--Romance of History, 6 vol., contemporary morocco gilt, g.e., 1834-1836--The Book of Common Prayer, contemporary red morocco, silvered metal clasps, g.e., extremities a little rubbed, Oxford, Mary Basket, 1763, 8vo; and 2 others (22)
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