London, South Kensington
28 May 1999
HOMER. The Illiad and Odyssey, translated by William Sotheby, London: G. and W. Nicol, 1834. 4 volumes, large 8, engraved frontispieces and plates by Flaxman (occasional spotting), contemporary half morocco, spines gilt (extremities rubbed).
LAUDER, Thomas. Highland Rambles, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1853. 2 volumes, 8, engraved frontispiece and plates, contemporary red half morocco, spines gilt, t.e.g.
With 163 leather-bound books including W. H. Scott's British Field Sports (London, 1818), Bewick's A General History Of Quadrupeds (Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1790), and sets by Ferrier, Scott, Pickering, Shelley and Tennyson. (169)
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