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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 133

    WRIGHT, Thomas (1810-77). The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary, and General Expositor of the English Language. London: J. & F. Tallis, [1852-56]. 25 original parts, 4° (281 x 180mm). Frontispiece, 80 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps and plans, 68 plates (?only, one map torn, a few detached, occasional light spotting and browning). Original green armorial cloth gilt decorated in blind (some spines a little worn, spines darkened, extremities rubbed, some light staining). Provenance: M. Farmer, 1860 (signature on front free endpapers). (25)

    Price Realised  

    WRIGHT, Thomas (1810-77). The Universal Pronouncing Dictionary, and General Expositor of the English Language. London: J. & F. Tallis, [1852-56]. 25 original parts, 4° (281 x 180mm). Frontispiece, 80 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps and plans, 68 plates (?only, one map torn, a few detached, occasional light spotting and browning). Original green armorial cloth gilt decorated in blind (some spines a little worn, spines darkened, extremities rubbed, some light staining). Provenance: M. Farmer, 1860 (signature on front free endpapers). (25)


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