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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 3

    BOREMAN, Thomas. Curiosities in the Tower of London. London: Thomas Boreman, 1741. Vol. I only (of 2), (59 x 45mm). Woodcut frontispiece and 12 full-page illustrations, 4 pages of advertisements at end (frontispiece laid down with slight loss at upper inner corner, lightly soiled throughout). Contemporary boards (rebacked with old spine partly relaid, new endpapers, extremities rubbed). Provenance: Margaret Russell, gift of D. Frances Russell, 27 April 1758 (inscription on endpaper). Second edition. Bondy p. 22; Spielmann 109; Welsh 1407.

    Price Realised  

    BOREMAN, Thomas. Curiosities in the Tower of London. London: Thomas Boreman, 1741. Vol. I only (of 2), (59 x 45mm). Woodcut frontispiece and 12 full-page illustrations, 4 pages of advertisements at end (frontispiece laid down with slight loss at upper inner corner, lightly soiled throughout). Contemporary boards (rebacked with old spine partly relaid, new endpapers, extremities rubbed). Provenance: Margaret Russell, gift of D. Frances Russell, 27 April 1758 (inscription on endpaper). Second edition. Bondy p. 22; Spielmann 109; Welsh 1407.


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