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Lot 542/0214

SOLD Hammer price: €1000, Estimate: €800-1200

Magnificent Set with Fine Fore-edge Paintings

Gessner (Solomon)
The Works of Solomon Gessner, translated from the German. With some account of this his life and writings. 3 vols. 8vo Liverpool (J. M’Creery) 1802. First Edn., engd. port. frontis., 14 engd. plts. a.e.g., cont. full straight grained crimson mor., with tooled Greek key pattern & other borders, flat spine profusely gilt decor. in panels, by B. Fryce, Halifax with ticket.
* With three fine contemporary fore-edge paintings,
Vol. I – Linchenden College
Vol. II – St. Andrews, Fifeshire,
Vol. III – Lochlevin Castle, Roslinshire.
Bookplates of Frances Lowndes Gill. An exceptional set. (3)

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