Lot 54 of 327:
Percy Bysshe Shelley's copy of Maria Edgeworth's plays  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$3,300
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Comic Dramas, in Three Acts

Author:
Edgeworth, Maria

Place:
London

Publisher:
R. Hunter

Date:
1817

Description:

viii, 381, [3] pp. Two leaves of ads inserted before half title. (12mo) 19x11 cm (7½x4½"), original boards, paper spine label. Custom blue morocco and cloth two-part slipcase, spine gilt. First Edition.

Percy Bysshe Shelley's copy, with his "P.B. Shelley" signature at the head of the half title. Armorial bookplate of the Marquis of Stafford on front pastedown.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Boards worn, front joint and hinge cracked; foxing; dampstain within; very good.


 
Item number:
286585
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