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112
[Peacock, Thomas Love.]
COLLECTION OF FIRST AND SECOND EDITIONS:
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
112
[Peacock, Thomas Love.]
COLLECTION OF FIRST AND SECOND EDITIONS:
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 1,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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[Peacock, Thomas Love.]
COLLECTION OF FIRST AND SECOND EDITIONS:

The Genius of the Thames. Palmyra and other poems. T. Hookham,  E.T. Hookham and Gale and Curtis and (Edinburgh:) Ballantyne and co., 1812, second edition, engraved frontispiece, contemporary calf gilt, marbled endpapers and edges, offsetting, binding slightly worn; Headlong Hall. For T. Hookham and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1816, second edition, contemporary half calf, boards, bookplate, slight foxing and creasing, slight wear and staining to binding; Rhododaphne: or the Thessalian Spell. For T. Hookham and Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1818, first edition, armorial bookplate of Samuel Barker, contemporary calf, spine gilt, some spotting and slight staining, slight wear to binding; Maid Marian. For T. Hookham and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1822, first edition, advertisement leaf at the end, contemporary calf gilt, upper cover detached, some slight foxing to text; The Misfortunes of Elphin. Thomas Hookham, 1829, first edition, half-title, contemporary half calf, bookplate ("Stevens. The Gardens. Peckham Rye. Surrey"), rebacked, new endpapers;Crotchet Castle. T. Hookham, 1831, first edition, with intial advertisement leaf, contemporary half calf, marbled boards and edges, upper cover detached, spine chipped; Gryll Grange. Parker, Son and Bourn, 1861, first edition, original green cloth, slight spotting, some wear to edges of binding; without half-titles except where stated; 8vo and 12mo (7)


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Provenance

[Crotchet Castle and Rhododaphne:] purchased at the C.H. B Kitchin sale, Sotheby's, 25 March 1952, lot 318, Graham Pollard's note on front endpapers; all volumes from the library of the bookseller and bibliographer Graham Pollard (1903-1976); given to his nephew David's wife Marilyn Butler, author of Peacock Displayed (1977)

Literature

Sadleir , 1957g, 1957h, 1957i, 1957j, 1957k

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