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ANTIQUITIES / NATURAL HISTORY AND RELATED HISTORICAL VOLUME, William Granger, "The New Wonderful Museum, and Extraordinary Magazine: Being a Complete Repository of All the Wonders, Curiosities, and Rarities of Nature and Art, From the Beginning of the World to the Present Year", 1804, printed for Alex. Hogg & Co. by W. Allen, London, marbled boards, leather spine and corners, red label to spine with gilt lettering, period newspaper clippings and ink inscriptions to front pastedown, additional ink inscriptions/notations to sections of text, primarily concerning the lives of noteworthy people or events.
Fair to good condition overall, moderate wear and some losses to boards/spine, particularly to edges/corners, corners also bumped, interior very legible, with expected toning and scattered minor stains or foxing, some pages, including some plates, detached but present, and having early newspaper clippings adhered to front pastedown, and ink inscriptions as described.
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 to good condition overall, moderate wear and some losses to boards/spine, particularly to edges/corners, corners also bumped, interior very legible, with expected toning and scattered minor stains or foxing, some pages, including some plates, detached but present, and having early newspaper clippings adhered to front pastedown, and ink inscriptions as described.

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$50.00

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  • 24.5%

ANTIQUITIES / NATURAL HISTORY AND RELATED HISTORICAL

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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