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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 86

    GROSE, Francis (1731?-1791). The Antiquities of England and Wales. London: for Hooper and Wigstead, [c.1800]. 8 volumes (including supplement). 4° (272 x 211mm). Engraved titles, frontispieces, portrait of the author, folding map and 626 plates and plans, 54 engraved maps in the text (light occasional foxing and browning). Contemporary half calf, contrasting labels on spines (worn). Provenance: Ann Fisher (contemporary armorial bookplate).

    Price Realised  

    GROSE, Francis (1731?-1791). The Antiquities of England and Wales. London: for Hooper and Wigstead, [c.1800]. 8 volumes (including supplement). 4° (272 x 211mm). Engraved titles, frontispieces, portrait of the author, folding map and 626 plates and plans, 54 engraved maps in the text (light occasional foxing and browning). Contemporary half calf, contrasting labels on spines (worn). Provenance: Ann Fisher (contemporary armorial bookplate).

    GROSE, Francis. Antiquities of Scotland. Ibid., 1797. 2 volumes, 4° (262 x 182mm). Engraved titles, hand-coloured folding map and 188 plates and plans (some foxing). Binding and provenance as above.

    GROSE, Francis. The Antiquities of Ireland. London: for S. Hooper, 1791-95. 2 volumes, 4° (270 x 173mm). Engraved titles, frontispieces and 252 (of 259) plates and plans (a little foxing). Size and binding as above. The lot sold not subject to return. (12)


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