London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
MILTON, John (1608-1674). L'Allegro and il Penseroso, London: W. Kent, 1860. Large 8°. Steel-engraved illustrations by Birket Foster (a little spotting). Contemporary green hardgrain morocco gilt (contents loose).
CAMPBELL, Thomas (1777-1844). The Pleasures of Hope. Engraved frontispiece and a tailpiece (a little browning). Contemporary speckled calf gilt, lettering piece on spine (a little rubbed). Provenance: Viscount Palmerston (1784-1865), statesman and prime minister (armorial bookplate). Seventh edition.
And 8 other volumes including Robert Bloomfield's The Farmer's Boy (London, 1800) and a volume of 19th-century manuscript music in an attractive straight-grained morocco binding. (10)
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