Lot 86 of 613:
English Quotations finely bound  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,680
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
English Quotations: a Collection of the More Memorable Passages and Poems of English Literature

Author:
Smith, Robinson

Place:
London

Publisher:
Routledge

Date:
[c.1920's?]

Description:

(8vo),  finely bound by W. Root & Son, in blue Levant morocco, inlaid design, intricately tooled in gilt, gilt tooled spine with raised bands, matching tooled inner dentelles; tan Moire silk endpapers, all edges gilt; blue cloth slipcase.

Nice example of fine binding by London's W. Root & Son. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to slipcase; spine lightly sunned, light rubbing to extremities; ownership signature and chop stamps on blank page at front, scattered light marginalia and a few underlines in red pen, offsetting to rear blanks from ephemera laid in; else near fine.


 
Item number:
299096
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