May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 34
 

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[Literature] [Johnson, Samuel]
The Harleian Miscellany: or, a Collection of Scarce, Curious, and Entertaining Pamphlets and Tracts...

London: T. Osborne, 1744-46. In eight volumes. First edition. 4to. Edited by Samuel Johnson and William Oldys. Contemporary full brown calf, rebacked, stamped in gilt, red morocco spine labels, boards scratched and rubbed, scattered edgewear; edges stained red; scattered marginalia; ink stamp of "The Valentine Museum" on front paste-down of each volume. Chapman p. 15; Mathews 306

Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.

Sold for $567
Estimated at $600 - $900


 

London: T. Osborne, 1744-46. In eight volumes. First edition. 4to. Edited by Samuel Johnson and William Oldys. Contemporary full brown calf, rebacked, stamped in gilt, red morocco spine labels, boards scratched and rubbed, scattered edgewear; edges stained red; scattered marginalia; ink stamp of "The Valentine Museum" on front paste-down of each volume. Chapman p. 15; Mathews 306

Deaccessioned by the Valentine Museum to benefit collections care, preservation, and future acquisitions.

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