Lot 62 of 218:
The Memoirs of the Life of John Mytton, Esq. 2nd edition.  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,140
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Memoirs of the Life of John Mytton, Esq.

Author:
Nimrod [Apperly, Charles James]

Place:
London

Publisher:
R. Ackermann

Date:
1837

Description:

xii, 206, [1], + 8 ad pp. 18 hand-colored plates by Henry Alken and T.J. Rawlins, including frontispiece. (8vo) original publisher's green cloth stamped in gilt on front and spine, all edges gilt. Housed in a custom full red morocco solander case. Second Edition.

First state of the binding with the date at the foot of the spine. This edition contains 6 additional plates and 3 new plates replacing earlier illustrations. Tooley, 67. Bookplate of Charles Waterman Armour on front paste-down, gift inscription on front free endpaper; very good.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to box; volume rebacked with original spine cloth laid down, rubbing to spine and edges, hinges cracked, front free endpaper detached, some wear and soiling to covers and within; very good.


 
Item number:
274691
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