• Important Early European Furni auction at Christies

    Sale 7764

    Important Early European Furniture, Sculpture & Tapestries

    5 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 366

    ENGLISH LITERATURE -- BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works of Lord Byron. London: John Murray, 1823. 4 volumes 8° (218 x 134mm), Engraved portrait frontispiece. (Light browning, particularly at begining and end of volumes.) Contemporary calf, gilt borders to covers with central gilt device of a lyre and paint brush, rebacked with gilt spines, edges gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, the whole sometime furbished).

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    ENGLISH LITERATURE -- BYRON, George Gordon Noel, Lord. The Works of Lord Byron. London: John Murray, 1823. 4 volumes 8° (218 x 134mm), Engraved portrait frontispiece. (Light browning, particularly at begining and end of volumes.) Contemporary calf, gilt borders to covers with central gilt device of a lyre and paint brush, rebacked with gilt spines, edges gilt (extremities lightly rubbed, the whole sometime furbished).

    WALTON, Izaak and Charles COTTON. The Complete Angler. London: John Major, 1824. Small 4° (159 x 100mm). Engraved portrait frontispiece and plates, text-illustrations. (Occasional light spotting and staining, sometimes heavy.) Contemporary calf, rebacked preserving original gilt spine (extremities rubbed and lightly worn). Sold with two other works, w.a.f., not subject to return. (9)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 300-385)