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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    [CAMPBELL, John]. The Military History of the Late Prince Eugene of Savoy, and of the Late John Duke of Marlborough. London: James Bettenham for Claude Du Bosc, 1736-37. 2 volumes, 2° (397 x 245mm). Engraved frontispiece, 4 double-page and folding engraved general maps, 46 double-page plans and 32 plates, one folding (and somewhat defective, clean tears in M2 in vol.I and B1 in vol.II, some worming in the second half of vol.I and at the end of vol.II affects text). Contemporary calf, gilt spines (vol.I rebacked with original spine preserved, vol.II rather worn, vol.I slightly defective at foot of upper cover).

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    [CAMPBELL, John]. The Military History of the Late Prince Eugene of Savoy, and of the Late John Duke of Marlborough. London: James Bettenham for Claude Du Bosc, 1736-37. 2 volumes, 2° (397 x 245mm). Engraved frontispiece, 4 double-page and folding engraved general maps, 46 double-page plans and 32 plates, one folding (and somewhat defective, clean tears in M2 in vol.I and B1 in vol.II, some worming in the second half of vol.I and at the end of vol.II affects text). Contemporary calf, gilt spines (vol.I rebacked with original spine preserved, vol.II rather worn, vol.I slightly defective at foot of upper cover).

    CHARLES I, King of England (1600-1649). Basilika [graecè]. The Workes. London: J. Flesher for R. Royston, 1662. 2° (366 x 228mm). Engraved frontispiece and additional title, double-page plate, preliminary leaves and the double-page plate ruled in red (all 6 preliminary leaves detached, some a litle frayed at the margins). Contemporary calf, gilt royal arms on sides within a narrow border and cornerpieces made up of small tools (lacks spine, worn). Provenance: 'The Queen' (19th-century inscription at head of printed title) -- Francis John Davies (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Wing C2075. The lot sold not subject to return. (3)


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