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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 263

    WALPOLE, Horace, 4th Earl of Orford (1717-1797). Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third. London: for J. Dodslery, 1768. 4° (237 x 182mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait and a plate (portrait and plate a little offset onto title and facing page of text). Contemporary tree calf, compartments of spine ruled in gilt and with a red morocco lettering piece (rather rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Hazen 19.

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    WALPOLE, Horace, 4th Earl of Orford (1717-1797). Historic Doubts on the Life and Reign of King Richard the Third. London: for J. Dodslery, 1768. 4° (237 x 182mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait and a plate (portrait and plate a little offset onto title and facing page of text). Contemporary tree calf, compartments of spine ruled in gilt and with a red morocco lettering piece (rather rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Hazen 19.


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