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Lot 220/0210

SOLD Hammer price: €950, Estimate: €400-600

Fine Collection of Varied Bookplates
Day (Robert), Cork.
“Ex. Libris,” Reprinted from the Journal of the Birmingham Literary Association, 1885; Notice of Bookplates engraved by Cork Artists, & m/ss note of other bookplates not in Robert Day’s Paper; bound in vol., with three other articles on the subject; 29 A.L.’s to Day from various collectors, include Duke of Leinster, three enclosing bookplates; watercolour drawings of coats of arms some of Irish families and other related material, including a very early lithograph by Daniel Maclise incorporating the Sainthill arms possibly designed as the funeral card for Capt. Peter Sainthill. A most interesting compilation c. 1880 – 1895, 4to strongly bound, vellum backed cloth. Rare. As an Album, w.a.f.
* Purchased at Sotheby’s Robert Days Library, 1980, Lot 528. (1)

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