London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
ST. JOHN, J.A. The History of the Manners and Customs of Ancient Greece. London: R. Bentley, 1842. 3 volumes, 8°. Folding engraved map (with a short tear). Contemporary vellum, gilt spines with dark maroon lettering pieces (splits in upper joints). Provenance: Birkenhead High School (library stammp on endpapers).
BERTRAND DE MOLEVILLE, A.F. Private Memoirs relative to the Last Year of the Reign of Lewis the Sixteenth. London: for A. Strahan [and others], 1797. 3 volumes, 8°. 5 engraved portraits. Contemporary half calf, flat spines ornately gilt (corners a little worn).
And 3 other well-bound volumes. (9)
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