22 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,125
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
SMOLLETT, Tobias. The Works. New York, 1902.
12 volumes, 8o. Illustrated. Contemporary blue morocco elaborately gilt, covers with red and yellow tudor rose inlays in center and corners and gilt leafy design, spine in six compartments, gilt lettered in two, others with gilt tudor rose design, blue morocco turn-ins with richly gilt floral design, red morocco doublures with a central tudor rose design of ivory and brown morocco inlays and gilt, silk linings, top edge gilt others uncut.
LIMITED "HAND-MADE" EDITION. number 8 of 150 sets. (12)
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