SUMMER FAIR HIGHLIGHT — Duncan M. & V. Allsop

Veronica Allsop will be attending the Summer Fair on Sunday May 20th. The following items will be for sale:

 

Richardson, Samuel.

Intro. by Ethel M. M. McKenna.

 The Novels of Samuel Richardson. Chapman & Hall, 1902. 20 vols. Set comprises of ‘The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Bart.’ (7 vols.); ‘Pamela: or Virtue Rewarded’ (4 vols.); ‘Clarissa, or the History of a Young Lady (9 vols.). Illus. with plates, incl. facs. of original title pages.  Each vol. sm. 8vo half calf, marbled bds. Edges of bds. a little rubbed, bookplates, occasional foxing, else generally a v.g. set. £560.00

 

 

Swainson, William; & Richardson, John. 

Fauna Boreali-Americana or the Zoology of the Northern Parts of British America.

Part Second Containing the Birds. John Murray, 1831. lxvi/524 pp. Illus. with 50 hand cold. plates incl. frontis., and many b.w. engrs. within the text. 4to. recently rebound in calf backed marbled bds. Some edge tears in particular to the half-title, title and advert pages, and to pages 35/36, 37/38, 51/52, 431/432. Substantial loss to pages 469/470, and lacking pages 521/522 (part of index). Damage with some loss to edge of 1 plate, edge tears to 2 further plates, inscr., else generally good. £1,275.00

 

 

 

 

Thackeray, William Makepeace.

 Vanity Fair (single vol.);

The Newcomes (2 vols.); The History of Pendennis (2 vols.);

The Virginians (2 vols.).

 Bradbury & Evans. 1848; 1855; 1849; 1858.

  All 1st bound edns.  Inc. hand written and signed letter by Thackeray loosely inserted. Illus. with 178 plates incl. frontis. and illus. title page to each vol., and many b.w. engrs. throughout the text. 8vo. half morocco, marbled bds., eps., and fore-edges. Edges and bds. a little rubbed, spines slightly discoloured, occasional foxing, else generally v.g. £975.00

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