Lot 57 of 613:
Shelf of leather-bound books  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
$400 - $600

Finely bound books and small sets


Various places


Various dates



  • Cunningham, Allan. The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects. Volumes 1-5 (of 6). (12mo) green half-calf and marbled boards, spines gilt, morocco labels. London: Murray, 1829-1832.
  • (Bible in English) The Domestic Commentary on the Old [New] Testament. Volumes 2, 3, & 4 only (of 4). (Large 8vo) period full diced calf, covers bordered in gilt and blind, spines decorated in gilt and blind, morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt and gauffered. London: Henry Woolridge, [mid 19th century].
  • Pater, Walter. Marius the Epicurean. Two volumes. Period three-quarter tan calf and marbled boards, spines gilt, top edges gilt. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. London: Macmillan, 1925.
  • Palgrave, Francis T. The Golden Treasury. Two volumes in one. (8vo) period three-quarter brown morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt, top edge gilt. Revised edition. NY: Macmillan, 1943.

Together 4 works in 11 volumes.

A handsome shelf of leather-bound volumes.

Lot Amendments

The two sets each lacking a volumes; all with some light wear; very good overall.

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