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LINDSAY, James Ludovic, twenty-sixth Earl of Crawford and ninth Earl of Balcarres (1847-1913) -- Bibliotheca Lindesiana. London: Sotheby's Wilkinson and Hodge, 15 June 1887.
4o (282 x 192 mm). Modern blue half morocco, original wrappers bound in.
LIMITED EDITION, one of twenty-five large paper copies, this copy out-of-series and unnumbered. Printed price list with purchasers' names at the end of each part.
[With:] Four further sales from the Bibliotheca Lindesiana, London: Sotheby & Co., 5 May 1947 (2); 5 July 1948; 2 February 1948; and 20 December 1948. 8o. Original printed wrappers. (6)
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