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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Blagdon, Francis William, and George Morland  
'AUTHENTIC MEMOIRS OF THE LATE GEORGE MORLAND ... TOGETHER WITH A FACSIMILE OF HIS WRITING, SPECIMENS OF HIS HIEROGLYPHICAL SKETCHES, &C'. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1806 [WATERMARKED 1824]
Estimate
3,0005,000
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Blagdon, Francis William, and George Morland  
'AUTHENTIC MEMOIRS OF THE LATE GEORGE MORLAND ... TOGETHER WITH A FACSIMILE OF HIS WRITING, SPECIMENS OF HIS HIEROGLYPHICAL SKETCHES, &C'. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1806 [WATERMARKED 1824]
Estimate
3,0005,000
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Blagdon, Francis William, and George Morland  
'AUTHENTIC MEMOIRS OF THE LATE GEORGE MORLAND ... TOGETHER WITH A FACSIMILE OF HIS WRITING, SPECIMENS OF HIS HIEROGLYPHICAL SKETCHES, &C'. LONDON: EDWARD ORME, 1806 [WATERMARKED 1824]
Oblong folio (17 5/16 x 22 3/4 in.; 440 x 580mm). Letterpress title, 20 plates including frontispiece, etched facsimile of Morland's writing printed as an illustration on p.12 of the text; occasional light marginal soiling. Contemporary half roan, morocco label to upper board with decorative border and text in gilt; extremities rubbed, upper corners of covers with old inelegant repairs.
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Provenance

Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (bookplate to front pastedown; his sale, Christie's London, 27 January 2006, lot 634)

Literature

Abbey 'Life', 208 (upright folio issue); Tooley 91

Catalogue Note

The Duke of Gloucester copy

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