Lot 71: Rare Collection of 6 Various Antique Books dated 1823-1858
22 October 2016
St. Augustine, FL, USALive Auction
Description: This is a Rare Collection of 6 Various Antique Book dated 1823-1858. These books are all in average to fair condition with considerable wear for their age. The collection consists of 2 volumes: Art Journal 1857 & 1858 with numerous steel engravings throughout, each measuring approximately, 13” x 10.25”, moderate rubbing on the spine and cover. Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor- Illustrated with steel plates, volumes 2 & 3, moderate damage to the spine on the third volume. The fifth book is the World-Noted Women; or, Types of Womanly Attributes of all Lands and Ages by Mary Cowden Clarke 1858, illustrated with 17 engravings on steel by Charles Stall, minor foxing on some pages, gold lettering and page edges, and a detached rear cover. The last book is Narrative of a Journey in the Morea by Sir William Gell, 1823, with considerable wear to the leather spine, a detached back cover and measuring approximately 8.5” x 5.5”. This is a wonderful collection of desirable antique books. Please view the photos, or in person carefully to determine the age, condition, and quality of this lot. Please Note: All items are sold As-is, Where-is, with no warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied. We DO NOT offer Refunds, Returns or Exchanges. All sales are Final. We want you to be happy with your purchases, so please preview the items carefully before bidding. We do our best to describe items, but it is your responsibility to determine accuracy, authenticity, condition, age, quality, etc. If you are not certain about an item, please do not Bid without satisfying your concerns beforehand.