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ASSORTED HISTORICAL LEGAL / HISTORY VOLUMES, LOT OF FIVE (UPDATED 6/14/18), including James Mountague, "The Old Bailey Chronicle: Containing a Circumstantial Account of the Lives, Trials, and Confessions of the Most Notorious Offenders. . . From the Commencement of the Year 1700, to the End of the Year 1788", 1788, printed for R. Randall, London, Volume I only, rebound in impressed leather boards, ribbed spine with gilt lettering; and J.J. Halls, "The Life and Correspondence of Henry Salt", 1834, Richard Bentley, London, in two volumes, engraved portrait frontispiece to each, rebound with cloth spines, but retaining three early, possibly original leather boards, Volume II with back board being full cloth.
Described examples good overall, rebound as described, "The Old Bailey Chronicle" example with minor wear to boards/spine, corners bumped, "Henry Salt" examples with expected moderate wear to early leather boards, and interiors remarkably clean and very legible, with expected toning, and only some scattered minor stains or foxing; remaining unspecified volumes in poor condition, with moderate to significant wear to boards/spines, including some tears and losses, one having significant vermin damage resulting in the loss of some text.
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

Described examples good overall, rebound as described, "The Old Bailey Chronicle" example with minor wear to boards/spine, corners bumped, "Henry Salt" examples with expected moderate wear to early leather boards, and interiors remarkably clean and very legible, with expected toning, and only some scattered minor stains or foxing; remaining unspecified volumes in poor condition, with moderate to significant wear to boards/spines, including some tears and losses, one having significant vermin damage resulting in the loss of some text.

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ASSORTED HISTORICAL LEGAL / HISTORY VOLUMES, LOT OF

Fri, Jun 22, 2018 5:00 PM UTC
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2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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