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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 99

    DIONYSUS of Halicarnassus. The Roman Antiquities ... translated into English, translated and edited by Edward Spelman. London: Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1758. 4 volumes, 4° (269 x 208mm). (Occasional light discolouration). Contemporary diced calf, flat spine gilt in compartments, double line border round sides, marbled edges (a few joints beginning to crack). Provenance: John Pollexfen Bastard (armorial bookplate).

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    DIONYSUS of Halicarnassus. The Roman Antiquities ... translated into English, translated and edited by Edward Spelman. London: Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1758. 4 volumes, 4° (269 x 208mm). (Occasional light discolouration). Contemporary diced calf, flat spine gilt in compartments, double line border round sides, marbled edges (a few joints beginning to crack). Provenance: John Pollexfen Bastard (armorial bookplate).

    MACAULAY, Thomas Babington (1800-1859). The Works. London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1875. 8 volumes, 8°. Engraved portrait (very occasional light foxing). Contemporary polished tan calf, gilt, contrasting lables on spines, gilt arms of the Law Society on upper covers, marbled edges. Provenance: The Law Society (presentation label in vol.I). (12)


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