3 December 2010
NARES, Edward. Sermons, Composed for Country Congregations. London: Christiana Rickeby for F. and C. Rivington, 1803.
8o (213 x 128 mm). (Some light browning and spotting.) Contemporary dark blue straight-grained morocco, covers with a gilt border, repeated ornamental tooling, with gilt floral and leaf design in the corners, spine in 6 compartments with 5 raised bands, gilt-lettered in 2 compartments, an ornamental cross design in others, edges and turn-ins gilt, gray watered silk doublures with double gilt fillet and floral tooling in corners, edges gilt concealing a DOUBLE FORE-EDGE PAINTING OF A VIEW FROM MAIDSTONE BRIDGE KENT and MERTON COLLEGE, OXFORD by C. Hering (joints, corners and spine lightly rubbed). Provenance: Ruth Scott (presentation inscription); Rita Wolberg (bookplate).
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