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Dibdin. Bibliographical Decameron and Bibliotheca Spenceriana

Estimate:

800

to
- 1,200 GBP

From the Library of Christian Heuer

Dibdin. Bibliographical Decameron and Bibliotheca Spenceriana

Dibdin. Bibliographical Decameron and Bibliotheca Spenceriana

Estimate:

800

to
- 1,200 GBP

Lot sold:

750

GBP

From the Library of Christian Heuer


DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL

The Bibliographical Decameron. London: Printed for the author, by W. Bulmer and Co., 1817, 3 volumes, half-titles, nineteenth-century citron morocco gilt, gilt edges, occasional spotting or offsetting


Ibid. Bibliotheca Spenceriana, or a descriptive catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century and of many valuable first editions. 1814-1815, 4 volumes; Supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana. 1822; Aedes Althorpianae; or an account of the mansion, books and pictures, at Althorp, the residence of George John Earl Spencer. 1822; A Descriptive Catalogue… of the Library of the Duke di Cassano Serra and now the property of George John Earl Spencer. 1823, together 7 volumes, uniform contemporary calf, occasional browning/offsetting, bindings worn

Together 10 volumes, 8vo, plates and illustrations



PROVENANCE:

10th Baron Monson; Sotheby's, 10 July 2013, lot 250



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