Provenance: Mr William Primrose ?Trench (early signature on front pastedown)." /> <I>Universal Harmony or, the Gentleman & Ladie's Social Companion: consisting of a great variety of the best & most favourite English & Scots songs, cantatas, &c. &c. with a curious design, by way of headpiece.</I> London: J. Newbery, 1746. 4° (255 x 202mm). Engraved throughout, headpiece illustrations (lacking leaf numbered "p.103", corner of one leaf torn away with some loss, a few tears, one longer tear repaired on verso, several leaves misbound). Contemporary half calf (rather worn, upper cover detached, split). <I>Provenance</I>: Mr William Primrose ?Trench (early signature on front pastedown).|
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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 43

    Universal Harmony or, the Gentleman & Ladie's Social Companion: consisting of a great variety of the best & most favourite English & Scots songs, cantatas, &c. &c. with a curious design, by way of headpiece. London: J. Newbery, 1746. 4° (255 x 202mm). Engraved throughout, headpiece illustrations (lacking leaf numbered "p.103", corner of one leaf torn away with some loss, a few tears, one longer tear repaired on verso, several leaves misbound). Contemporary half calf (rather worn, upper cover detached, split). Provenance: Mr William Primrose ?Trench (early signature on front pastedown).

    Price Realised  

    Universal Harmony or, the Gentleman & Ladie's Social Companion: consisting of a great variety of the best & most favourite English & Scots songs, cantatas, &c. &c. with a curious design, by way of headpiece. London: J. Newbery, 1746. 4° (255 x 202mm). Engraved throughout, headpiece illustrations (lacking leaf numbered "p.103", corner of one leaf torn away with some loss, a few tears, one longer tear repaired on verso, several leaves misbound). Contemporary half calf (rather worn, upper cover detached, split). Provenance: Mr William Primrose ?Trench (early signature on front pastedown).

    With a small quantity of miscellaneous books including Mrs Hofland's The Son of a Genius; a Tale, for the Use of Youth (London, 1816, new edition), Harry Lawton's Adventures or a Young Sailor's Wanderings in Strange Lands (London, 1866), Mrs E. T. Cobbett's Karl and the Queen of Queer-Land (New York, 1880), Captain Seccombe's Army and Navy Drolleries (London, [n.d.]), Ernst Lemberger's Portrait Miniatures of Five Centuries (London, [n.d.]), Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray (London, Ward Lock & Bowden, [1895]) and a small number of children's books published by Ernest Nister. The lot sold not subject to return.


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