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Lot 204
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Heraldic Manuscript.

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Statutes of the most Noble Order of the Garter
  • paper
manuscript on paper, 4to, 37 leaves (244 x 178mm.), written between red rules, full-page painted arms of George I and of Henry Fiennes Clinton, seventh earl of Lincoln, contemporary London calf gilt, covers with central arms of George l between double fillets and decorative border surmounted by coronets, outer double border, rebacked with blue morocco spine gilt, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, four blue ties with gilt tassels, one tassel lacking 

Provenance

Henry Fiennes Clinton (1684-1728), seventh earl of Lincoln, full-page painted arms; Clumber sale at Sotheby's, 14 February 1938, lot 1042; Major J.R. Abbey, ink shelf-mark on rear endpaper (J.A. 1645) and bookplate; sale of his Library, Part III, Sotheby's, 19-21 June 1967, lot 2176

Literature

G.D. Hobson, English Bookbindings of J.R. Abbey, no.76
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