1 September 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 400
Estimate GBP 400 - GBP 600
The Old English Gentleman, or, the Fields and the Woods. London: Henry Colburn, 1841. 3 volumes, 8° (without the final leaf of advertisements in vol.III, margins a little browned throughout), contemporary red roan-backed marbled boards.
According to a bookselling acquaintance of Michael Sadleir's this is "one of the rarest three-volume items in his experience". Sadleir 1738; Wolff 4803. (3)
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