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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 79

    SINCLAIR, Sir John (1754-1835). The History of the Public Revenue of the British Empire, London: W. & A. Strahan for T. Cadell, 1785-90. 3 volumes in 2, 4° (281 x 206mm). (Occasional very light spotting and discolouration). Contemporary marbled boards (neatly rebacked and corners repaired with calf). Provenance: Lord Somers (armorial bookplate); G.W. Prothero (bookplate). Goldsmiths' 13065; not in Kress.

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    SINCLAIR, Sir John (1754-1835). The History of the Public Revenue of the British Empire, London: W. & A. Strahan for T. Cadell, 1785-90. 3 volumes in 2, 4° (281 x 206mm). (Occasional very light spotting and discolouration). Contemporary marbled boards (neatly rebacked and corners repaired with calf). Provenance: Lord Somers (armorial bookplate); G.W. Prothero (bookplate). Goldsmiths' 13065; not in Kress.

    MACPHERSON, David (1746-1816). Annals of Commerce, Manufactures, Fisheries, and Navigation. London: for Nichols and Son [and others], 1805, 4 volumes, 4° (277 x 217mm). Folding engraved plate, a few folding printed tables (Some light browning and spotting). Contemporary tree calf (rebacked, corners repaired). Provenance: G.W. Prothero (bookplate). Kress B.4939. (6)


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