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    Sale 7545

    A Town House in Mayfair

    20 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 709

    WEBSTER, John. The Works now first collected, with some account of the author and notes. London: William Pickering. 1830. 4 volumes, 8°. Contemporary half red straight-grained morocco, over marbled paper covered boards, top edges gilt (sides rubbed). Provenance: Hugh Hopkins of Glasgow (bookseller's ticket); David Fyfe Anderson (20th century ink ownership inscription). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES.

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    WEBSTER, John. The Works now first collected, with some account of the author and notes. London: William Pickering. 1830. 4 volumes, 8°. Contemporary half red straight-grained morocco, over marbled paper covered boards, top edges gilt (sides rubbed). Provenance: Hugh Hopkins of Glasgow (bookseller's ticket); David Fyfe Anderson (20th century ink ownership inscription). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 250 COPIES.
    MASSINGER, Philip. The Plays in four volumes. London: G. and W. Nicol and others, 1813. 4 volumes, large 8°. Portrait frontispiece. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary green morocco backed calf, yellow edges (corners slightly bumped and edges lightly rubbed). HANDSOME LARGE PAPER COPY of the second edition.
    PROUST, Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel. Remembrance of Things Past. London: Chatto & Windus, 1969-1972. 12 volumes, 8°. Plates. Original blue cloth (not quite uniform). Reprints of the standard uniform edition.
    MOLIÈRE, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. The Plays ... in French with an English translation. Edinburgh: John Grant, 1926. 8 volumes, 8°. Etched plates. Original blue cloth, top edges gilt, others uncut (extremities lightly rubbed). (28)


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