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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 666

31 Leatherbound Books, English History

Estimate: $400 - $600

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including: [Beaux and Belles of England], London: The Grolier Society, circa 1900, the Connoisseur Astral Edition, number 26 of 40 copies, with hand colored frontispieces by R. Wesley Rand and numerous photogravure plates, 14 volumes (complete), bound in three quarter red leather over marbled boards, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, five raised bands, marbled endpapers, teg; [History of England] by T. Smollett, (5 volumes, complete), and David Hume (8 volumes, complete), London: T. Cadell, 1823, bound in matching full dark blue leather, covers with blindstamped and gilt ruling and scrollwork decoration, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, aeg; [The Life and Correspondence of Thomas Arnold] by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, London: T. Fellowes, 1858, two volumes (complete); [Coke of Norfolk and His Friends], London/New York: John Lane Co., 1912; [Oliver Cromwell] by John Morley, London: Macmillan and Co., Ltd., 1901

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


light wear to extremities, some bumped corners, scattered light scuffs and scratches to leather, scattered foxing and light staining throughout