London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
[SOREL, Charles (1602?-74)]. The Comical History of Francion. Satyrically Exposing Folly and Vice, in Variety of Humours and Adventures. Written in French by the Sieur de Parc and Translated by several Hands. London: Printed for R. Wellington, 1703. 8° (192 x113mm), with six pages of adverts for R. Wellington at rear (several leaves mispaginated, spotting, heavy on title-page). Contemporary sheep (worn).
[STRETZER, Thomas (d.1738). A New Description of Merryland. Containing, A Topographical, Geographical, and Natural History of That Country. The Seventh Edition. Bath [London]: J. Leake and E. Curll, 1741. 8° (195 x 120mm) (title-page soiled, short tear to a1, small section missing from B3, neither affecting text). Modern quarter morocco.
With 39 other books, many of a humorous nature, including several 18th-century editions of Sterne. (41)
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