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LOT #190

London and Paris Book Assortment

(28) volumes including “Paris Known and Unknown” by William Walton, George Barrie and Son, Philadelphia, 1901, (3) volumes, folio, full leather, brocade silk end papers, all edges gilt #65/500; “Paris and its Environs, Displayed in a Series of Picturesque Views” by A. Pugin and C. Heath, London 1829, (2) volumes half-leather over marbled boards, all edges gilt, engraved frontispieces and plates; “Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France” by George Wharton Edwards, Philadelphia, 1917, decorative cloth, color plates; “London” by Charles Knight, London 1842, (6) volumes bound in (3) books, cloth having paper spine labels, frontispiece and text cuts; “The History and Antiquities of the Tower of London” by John Bayley, T. Cadell, London, 1821, (2) volumes full leather, engraved plates; “Tower of London” by Arthur Poyser, A & C Black, London, 1908, half-leather, color plates; “London in the Eighteenth Century” by Walter Besant, A & C Black, 1903, (2) volumes, illustrated, decorative cloth; “Tallis’s Illustrated London in Commemoration of the Great Exposition” by William Gaspey, London, 1851, (2) volumes, full leather; other books on France and London; together with a disbound copy of “Grammaire de L’Ornement” by Owen Jones, Bernard Quaritsch, London, 1865, (1868 on spine) gold decorated cloth, (100) color plates and many text illustrations

Estimate: $500 - $700

Hammer Price: $850

Property From: a Gold Coast, Chicago, Illinois estate

Dimensions: Height: 17 inches, Width: 2 inches, Length: 12 1/4 inches

Condition: Very Good to Fair, light to heavy wear consistent with normal use; water stains to binding, water damage and torn away portion of margin of frontispiece, volume (1) of "Paris Known and Unknown", creased tissue guards; front board detached volume 2 of Bayley's "Tower of London", writing on end paper; "London in the Eighteenth Century" split at title page but holding; "Grammaire de L'Ornement" disbound and having chips, tears and creases to some loose pages; overall foxing and nicks, scuffs, scratches and areas of loss to covers

Disclaimers: disbound items not collated or checked for completeness

Shipping: 3rd Party shipping is required for this lot.

Sales Tax: Illinois (8.000%), New Jersey (6.625%), Pennsylvania (8.000%), Washington (10.500%)

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