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BRITISH HISTORICAL LADY'S / DOMESTIC AND RELATED VOLUMES, LOT OF THREE, including "The Ladies Library", 1722, published by Richard Steele, printed for Jacob Tonson, London, Volume I only, engraved frontispiece, leather boards, ribbed spine with red label, gilt lettering and decoration; and "The Girl's Own Annual", 1899, Girl's Own Paper, London, impressed red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration.
Fair condition overall, expected moderate wear to boards/spines, corners bumped and frayed, some losses or tears to covers/spines, interiors with expected minor to moderate toning, some scattered stains/foxing, the first example with some worm damage, the second example with front board and spine detached from binding, but still attached to back board at joint, with pages preceding the title page detached but present, a few scattered text pages beginning to separate from binding, the unspecified volume lacking title page and some front endpapers, and having some worm damage.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

Condition

Fair condition overall, expected moderate wear to boards/spines, corners bumped and frayed, some losses or tears to covers/spines, interiors with expected minor to moderate toning, some scattered stains/foxing, the first example with some worm damage, the second example with front board and spine detached from binding, but still attached to back board at joint, with pages preceding the title page detached but present, a few scattered text pages beginning to separate from binding, the unspecified volume lacking title page and some front endpapers, and having some worm damage.

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$30.00

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  • 24.5%

BRITISH HISTORICAL LADY'S / DOMESTIC AND RELATED

Estimate $50 - $80Jun 22, 2018
2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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