Lot 16 of 364:
Dore's Rime of the Ancient Mariner 1878  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Title:
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Author:
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harper & Bros.
Date:
1878
Description:

12 pp. Engraved vignette title page and 39 full-page plates by Gustave Doré, tissue guards. (Folio) 46x35 cm (18x14"), bound in modern maroon cloth with original gilt stamped cloth cover laid on top board; gilt lettered spine, decorative endpapers, all edges gilt.

A handsome copy of an early American printing of one of Doré's finest works.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A bit of light rubbing to extremities; interior sound with light toning, occasional finger soiling and light foxing to margins, faint dampstain to edge of half title; very good.
 
Item number:
292814
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