London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
BINDINGS -- George GREGORY (1754-1808). The Economy of Nature ... The Second Edition. London: J. Johnson, 1798. 3 volumes, 8°. 56 engraved plates (some plates browned, occasional spotting). Contemporary marbled calf, spines gilt with red morocco lettering-pieces (lightly rubbed). Provenance: John Lind (armorial bookplate and early signature on front free endpapers).
With 6 other works in 20 volumes including Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe (London, 1785, 2 vols.), John Addison's Interesting Anecdotes (London, 1794-97, 12 vols. in 6) and Tobias Smollett's The History of England (London, 1812, 5 vols., new edition), all bound in contemporary calf. (23)
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