GOLDSMITH, Oliver (1730-1774). The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith. London: Spottiswoode and Co. for Longmans, Green, and Co., n.d. 8o (171 x 128 mm). Engraved frontispiece and numerous engraved illustrations (some browning). Contemporary red morocco gilt, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of THE CHEESECAKE HOUSE IN HYDE PARK (joints rubbed, upper hinge cracked, lower hinge split). -- LANDON, Letitia Elizabeth. The Poetical Works of Letitia Elizabeth Landon. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1839. 4 volumes, 12o (158 x 97 mm). 4 engraved frontispieces (some light spotting and browning). Contemporary red morocco, covers and spines decoratively gilt-stamped, edges gilt concealing fore-edge paintings of TWO RURAL AND TWO COASTAL SCENES (joints rubbed, light wear to extremities). -- SCOTT, Sir Walter. The Lay of the Last Minstrel, in Six Cantos; Ballads and Lyrical Pieces. Edinburgh: T. Constable for Robert Cadell, 1837. 16o (133 x 81 mm). Engraved title (some light spotting). Dark green blind-stamped morocco, gilt urn on covers, edges gilt concealing a fore-edge painting of NEWARK CASTLE (some light rubbing to joints). Provenance: Edward Laurence Doheny (bookplate).
Provenance for the lot: Estelle Doheny (bookplates; her sale Christie's Camarillo California, 1 February 1988, lot 621).