London, South Kensington
22 April 2010
[RUSSELL, John Russell, 1st Earl (1792-1878)]. The Establishment of the Turks in Europe. London: John Murray, 1828. 8° (187 x 123mm). Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, speckled edges (joints cracked, extremities rubbed, slightly soiled). FIRST EDITION. Blackmer 1459.
PATON, Andrew Archibald (1811-1874). Servia ... or. A Residence in Belgrade ... during the years 1843 and 1844. London: Longman [etc.], 1845. 12° (200 x 120mm), lithographic frontispiece and one plate. (Frontispiece spotted, title slightly torn at inner margin, spotting and staining to prelims.) Original cloth (rear inner hinges slightly split). FIRST EDITION.
KINGSTON, William Henry Giles (1814-1880). Lusitanian Sketches. London: John W. Parker, 1845. 2 vols., 12° (196 x 122mm), lithographic frontispieces, wood-engraved vignettes. (Vol. I with block split before G1, G1 slightly soiled.) Original red cloth (soiled, spine of vol. II frayed). FIRST EDITION. Provenance: All three works with bookplate of S.E. Widdrington, Newton Hall; and 8 other works from the Newton Hall library, including S.E. Widdrington's Spain and the Spaniards in 1843 (London: 1844, 2 vols), in 10 vols. (14)
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