Sale 18BP01 | Lot 176

[EGAN, PIERCE] Three finely bound titles.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 176
[EGAN, PIERCE] Three finely bound titles.
Comprising: Real Life in London. London: Jones, 1823-24. Two volumes. Fine full red morocco gilt by Morrell with boxing motif to spines, all edges gilt. 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 inches (21.5 x 13 cm); hand-colored engraved title pages, frontispieces an 28 hand-colored engraved plates (plus the additional plate Tom and Bob Catching a Charley Napping in vol. I and possibly others) by and after Rowlandson, Alken, Heath, etc. A few minute repairs, one frontispiece trimmed close, a fine set. Tooley 198; Life in London. London: Sherwood, 1821. Second issue with footnote on p.9. Full red morocco gilt by Wood. Folding engraved music, 35 hand-colored plates, half-title and ads present. Split to upper joint, clean internally. Tooley 196; and The Life of an Actor. London: Arnold, 1825. Full red morocco gilt likely by Rivière. Hand-colored frontispiece and 26 hand-colored engraved plates. Covers slightly bowed, internally clean. Tooley 195. The lot 4 volumes.


C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,187 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $1,187 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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