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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 634

Fine Bindings, Six Titles on English History

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000

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including: [Oliver Cromwell] by Samuel Rawson Gardiner, Edinburgh/New York/Paris/London: Goupil & Co., 1899, 329 of 350 copies on Japanese paper with a duplicate set of all the portraits, Herbert Henry Raphael bookplate (English, 1859-1924); and other titles on Mary Stuart, Queen Anne, Prince Charles Edward, James I and VI, and Charles II, all similarly bound in signed Zaehnsdorf bindings, bound in full leather in various colors, covers with blindstamped and gilt ruling, borders, and armorial decoration, spines with gilt lettering and decoration, five raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, beige moire endpapers, teg

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


light wear to extremities, some scratches and scuffs to leather, scattered light staining throughout, some light staining to endpapers, plates good overall with some staining, tissue guards with some creasing and foxing