Bibliophile Sale | 18 April 2013
7 vol., from the years 1767, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1774 and 1799, titlepages in red and black, five volumes with vellum tags, marbled endpapers, some pages with contemporary duty stamps, occasional light dampstaining and browning, hinges worn in places, uniformly bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt, spines gilt in compartments, covers with gilt borders of foliate rolls and crown motif corner-pieces, g.e, some coves loose or starting, worn, 12mo, 1769-1799.
⁂ The collection includes astrological almanacs such as the Merlinus liberatus (by John Partridge) and Richard Parker's Ephemeris (both with figures cast by William Gilbert) as well as the less technical Gentleman's Diary, or the mathematical repository and The Ladies' Diary…containing new improvements in arts and sciences, and many entertaining particulars designed for the use and diversion of the fair-sex.
Thursday 18 April 2013, 10.00am
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