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SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Sneyd, Walter, of Keele, and Morley, Frances Talbot Parker, Countess of,]
PORTRAITS OF THE SPRUGGINS FAMILY, ARRANGED BY RICHARD SUCKLETHUMKIN SPRUGGINS, ESQ., 1829
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490

SOLD BY ORDER OF THE MARY ROXBURGHE TRUST

[Sneyd, Walter, of Keele, and Morley, Frances Talbot Parker, Countess of,]
PORTRAITS OF THE SPRUGGINS FAMILY, ARRANGED BY RICHARD SUCKLETHUMKIN SPRUGGINS, ESQ., 1829
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[Sneyd, Walter, of Keele, and Morley, Frances Talbot Parker, Countess of,]
PORTRAITS OF THE SPRUGGINS FAMILY, ARRANGED BY RICHARD SUCKLETHUMKIN SPRUGGINS, ESQ., 1829
4to, FIRST EDITION, frontispiece and 44 lithograph plates after Sneyd, green half-calf over marbled boards, spine titled in gilt, minor browning and damp-staining, off-setting from lithographs, some restoration, boards with abrasions, rubbed and bumped
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Catalogue Note

First edition of this antiquarian spoof, Sneyd was about 20 years old when he composed this satire ridiculing the fictitious Spruggins family. The work, "dedicated to the aristocracy of Great Britain", was printed privately for the amusement of friends and family.

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