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561
Vanity Fair
ELEVEN VOLUMES OF "PROOF COPIES PRINTED BY HAND, BEFORE LETTERS", COMPRISING:
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT
561
Vanity Fair
ELEVEN VOLUMES OF "PROOF COPIES PRINTED BY HAND, BEFORE LETTERS", COMPRISING:
Estimate
3,0005,000
JUMP TO LOT

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ELEVEN VOLUMES OF "PROOF COPIES PRINTED BY HAND, BEFORE LETTERS", COMPRISING:
1) Vol VII. 1875, 52 (of 52) plates, number 15 of 20 copies, presentation inscription signed by T.G. Bowles (as “Choker”); 2) Vol XIII. 1881, 54 (of 55) plates, number 8 of 10 copies, lacking Earl Cadogan (Statesmen 361), new spine; 3) Vol X. 1878, 52 (of 52) plates, together with two additional plates, number 5 of 20 copies, presentation inscription signed by T.G. Bowles (as “Choker”); 4) Vol XI. 1879, 53 (of 53) plates, number 1 of 10 copies, removed bookplate; 5) Vol XV. 1883, 53 (of 53) plates, number 10 of 10 copies, new endpapers; 6) Vol XXVII. 1885, 52 (of 52) plates, number 6 of 10 copies; 7) Vol XVIII. 1886, 50 (of 52) plates, number 2 of 10 copies, new spine, some spotting, lacking Balfour (Statesmen 489) and Simon (Statesman 500); 8) Vol XX. 1888, 52 (of 52) plates, number 2 of 15 copies; 9) Vol XXIX. 1897, 51 (of 51) plates, number 1 of 10 copies, lacking title-page, new hinges and endpapers; 10) Vol XXXI. 1899, 52 (of 52) plates, number 7 of 10 copies; 11) Vol XXXII. 1900, 52 (of 52) plates, number 7 of 10 copies; all folio, mostly chromolithograph plates ("proof copies printed by hand, before letters"), original morocco gilt, spines in compartments, gilt edges, occasional spotting and browning, some leaves disbound, occasional tears or repairs, bindings worn, occasional splitting at gutter
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