• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    A Poetical Description of Mr. Hogarth's Election Prints in Four Cantos. London: for T. Caslon and sold by J. Smith and M. Jackson, 1759. 4° (224 x 165mm). (Extensive tears and repairs to title and other leaves.) Early 19th-century olive half calf (faded). ONLY RECORDED EDITION IN ESTC. [With:]

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    A Poetical Description of Mr. Hogarth's Election Prints in Four Cantos. London: for T. Caslon and sold by J. Smith and M. Jackson, 1759. 4° (224 x 165mm). (Extensive tears and repairs to title and other leaves.) Early 19th-century olive half calf (faded). ONLY RECORDED EDITION IN ESTC. [With:]

    SOMERVILLE, William (1675-1742). The Chase. London: W. Bulmer Shakespeare Printing Office, 1802. 8° (237 x 165mm), half-title, 12 wood-engraved vignettes by Bewick. Contemporary polished calf gilt, speckled edges (spine rubbed) -- [ROXBY, Robert]. The Lay of the Reedwater Minstrel. Newcastle: for the author by D. Akenhead, 1809. 4° (247 x 195mm), title with woodcut vignette. Contemporary half calf, spine gilt; and 15 other calf-bound vols. of verse including Pope's Works (London: 1764, 6 vols) and John Scafe's Poetry (Newcastle: 1818, 2 vols). Provenance: Joseph Cook (his topographical or armorial bookplate by Bewick's workshop in most vols). (18)


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