• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    LABORDE, Alexandre L.J., Comte de (1774-1842). A View of Spain. London: Longman [etc.], 1809. 6 vols. including atlas, 8° (214 x 135mm), 29 numbered engraved maps. (Some spotting and light soiling of titles, spotting towards end of vol. III, a few maps cropped at bottom margin.) Uniform contemporary tree calf (text) and contemporary half calf (atlas), spines gilt with repeated wheatsheaf crest (spines rubbed, some labels lacking). Provenance: Joseph Cook (binding and Newton Hall bookplate). Lowndes IV, 1294; Palau 128983.

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    LABORDE, Alexandre L.J., Comte de (1774-1842). A View of Spain. London: Longman [etc.], 1809. 6 vols. including atlas, 8° (214 x 135mm), 29 numbered engraved maps. (Some spotting and light soiling of titles, spotting towards end of vol. III, a few maps cropped at bottom margin.) Uniform contemporary tree calf (text) and contemporary half calf (atlas), spines gilt with repeated wheatsheaf crest (spines rubbed, some labels lacking). Provenance: Joseph Cook (binding and Newton Hall bookplate). Lowndes IV, 1294; Palau 128983.

    WIDDRINGTON, Samuel Edward [formerly Samuel Edward COOK] (d. 1856). Spain and the Spaniards in 1843. London: T. and W. Boone, 1844. 2 vols., 8° (230 x 148mm). Original brown cloth (some wax stains). Palau 375130; and 18 other vols. on Spain, including the second edition of J.G. del Pino's New Spanish Grammar (London, 1777). (26)


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