Lot 220 of 435:
Pierce Egan's Life in London Finely Bound by Root & Son  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$312.50
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Life in London

Author:
Egan, Pierce

Place:
London

Publisher:
Sherwood, Neely, and Jones

Date:
1822

Description:

(iii)-xvi, 376 pp. 36 hand-colored engraved plates; 3 folding sheets of engraved music. (8vo) 23.5x14.5 cm (9¼x5¾") later full brown morocco, gilt ruled borders, gilt devices at corners of playing cards, champagne bottles, and dancing ladies, spine gilt with similar pictorial devices, raised bands, wide dentelles with decorative gilt borders, silk doublures and endleaves, all edges gilt. Early Edition, first published the prior year.

Finely bound by Root and Son for Charles E. Lauriat Co. of Boston.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to extremities, scuff on front cover, hinges cracked; very good.


 
Item number:
242157
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