BOYLE (ROBERT) The Works, 6 vol., J. and F. Rivington et al., 1772

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BOYLE (ROBERT)
The Works, 6 vol., J. and F. Rivington et al., 1772

Sold for £ 8,750 (US$ 11,437) inc. premium
BOYLE (ROBERT)
The Works, 6 vol., engraved frontispiece and 24 plates on 16 sheets, a few leaves soiled (during printing or binding?), tree calf by William McKenzie of Dublin, with his ticket, covers gilt with Trinity College arms and floral and foliate border, spines gilt in compartments with red and green morocco labels [Fulton 241], 4to (285 x 220mm.), J. and F. Rivington et al., 1772

Footnotes

  • A VERY FINE COPY IN A TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN PRIZE BINDING. Fulton's copy (now in Yale Medical Library) was also in a Trinity College binding.

    Provenance: Charles William Bury (1764–1835), 1st Earl of Charleville, The Lord Tullamore and The Viscount Charleville, prize bookplate from Trinity in each volume, dated Michaelmas term 1784.
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