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BRITISH ANTIQUITIES AND RELATED VOLUMES, LOT OF 26, including A. Hume, "Ancient Meols: Or, Some Account of the Antiquities Found Near Dove Point, on the Sea-Coast of Cheshire", 1863, John Russell Smith, London, engraved portrait frontispiece, fold-out map, gray cloth boards, red label to spine with gilt lettering; John Price, "Roman Antiquities, Illustrated by Remains Recently Discovered on the Site of the National Safe Deposit Company's Premises, Mansion House, London", 1873, Nichols and Sons, London, engraved scenic frontispiece, 12 plates, impressed cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine; and 22 museum guides, primarily from the British Museum, but including the London Museum, and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
A. Hume example very good overall, expected minor wear to boards, spine, and corners, interior with expected minor toning, foxing to frontispiece, otherwise very clean, John Price example in poor to fair condition, some water damage, boards with significant wear, some losses, and some discoloration, interior very legible, with expected toning, some staining, primarily to page edges/margins, some scattered minor foxing, remainder poor to fair overall, with expected wear, toning, etc., some with losses to covers, one unspecified example completely lacking boards, but still bound.
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.

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A. Hume example very good overall, expected minor wear to boards, spine, and corners, interior with expected minor toning, foxing to frontispiece, otherwise very clean, John Price example in poor to fair condition, some water damage, boards with significant wear, some losses, and some discoloration, interior very legible, with expected toning, some staining, primarily to page edges/margins, some scattered minor foxing, remainder poor to fair overall, with expected wear, toning, etc., some with losses to covers, one unspecified example completely lacking boards, but still bound.

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$40.00

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  • 24.5%

BRITISH ANTIQUITIES AND RELATED VOLUMES, LOT OF 26

Auction ended on Fri, Jun 22, 2018
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