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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 83

    GOLDSMITH, John. Goldsmith. An Almanack for M.DCC.XCVIII. London: for the Comany of Stationers, [1787]. 100 x 48mm. Title printed in red and black, interleaved. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, flat spine gilt, wide floral border round sides enclosing central panel with a bird, a vase, a cornucopia and several small tools, gilt edges, with the original metal pin for keeping the book closed. Provenance: several contemporary members of the Goddard family (inscriptions on 2 endpapers).

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    GOLDSMITH, John. Goldsmith. An Almanack for M.DCC.XCVIII. London: for the Comany of Stationers, [1787]. 100 x 48mm. Title printed in red and black, interleaved. Contemporary red straight-grained morocco, flat spine gilt, wide floral border round sides enclosing central panel with a bird, a vase, a cornucopia and several small tools, gilt edges, with the original metal pin for keeping the book closed. Provenance: several contemporary members of the Goddard family (inscriptions on 2 endpapers).

    GOLDSMITH, John. Goldsmith. An Almanack for M.DCC.LXXVI. Ibid., [1775]. 101 x 48mm. Printed in red and black. Contemporary red morocco gilt, large blue and cream onlays on sides forming a Cross with gilt flower and leafy tools within 2 pointillé and a geometrical border, gilt edges (a little rubbed). (2)


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