Lot 223 of 392:
Memoirs of the Court of England  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$270
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Memoirs of the Court of England
Author:
Jesse, John Heneage
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Chester F. Rice
Date:
c.1900
Description:

15 (of 30) volumes. Illustrated. (8vo) 22.5x14 cm (9x5½") period three-quarter ox-blood morocco and marbled boards, spines ruled and lettered in gilt, raised bands, top edges gilt. Copy 'F' of 26 lettered copies of the "Edition des Aquarelles."

An incomplete set but comprising three smaller complete subsets:

  • During the Reign of the Stuarts, Including the Protectorate. 6 volumes.
  • From the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George the Second. 4 volumes.
  • The Life and Reign of King George the Third. 5 volumes.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Bindings a bit worn, two volumes with binding cases detached, a few others with cracking hinges; still an attractive shelf presence.
 
Item number:
275637
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