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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    [GALT, John]. The Spaewife; a Tale of the Scottish Chronicles. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1823. 3 volumes, 12°. (A little light spotting). Contemporary maroon straight-grained half morocco, flat spines decorated in gilt. Provenance: H. St.John Mildmay (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION.

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    [GALT, John]. The Spaewife; a Tale of the Scottish Chronicles. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1823. 3 volumes, 12°. (A little light spotting). Contemporary maroon straight-grained half morocco, flat spines decorated in gilt. Provenance: H. St.John Mildmay (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION.

    RUSSELL, W. Clark. My Shipmate Louise. The Romance of a Wreck. London: Chatto & Windus, 1890. 3 volumes, 8°. Contemporary red roan-backed boards (corners rubbed). Provenance: Sir W.G. Gordon Cumming (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION.

    And 4 others: C. Lewis' The Monk (London, 1822, 3 vol.) and Augustus Mayhew's Paved with Gold (London, 1858). (10)


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