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Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed inThe Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valuable First Editions, in the Library of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. - LARGE PAPER EDITION, DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall
Author Name:    DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall

Title:   Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed inThe Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valuable First Editions, in the Library of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. - LARGE PAPER EDITION

Publisher:    Shakspeare Press, London, 1814, 1814

Seller ID:   48629

DIBDIN, The Rev. Thomas Frognall. Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books Printed in The Fifteenth Century, and of Many Valua ble First Editions, in the Library of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. &c. &c. &c. [In Four Volumes]. London: Printed for the Author by W. Bulmer and Co., Shakspeare Press, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, & Co.; T. Payne; White & Cochrane; John Murray; and J. & A. Arch, 1814. Folio. Vol. I: [5 p.l.] (half-title, engraved frontispiece portrait, t.p., Spencer arms, dedication), [i] - ix, [1 l.], [i] - lii, [1] - 383 pp. + 9 plates. Vol. II: [3 p.l.] (half-title, t.p., section sub-title), [1] - 503 + 1 Plate; Vol III: [2 p.l.] (half-title, t.p.), [1] - 509, [4] (Errata), [1] (notice); Vol. IV: [i] - vii, [1 leaf], [1] - 587, [1 leaf] (cancel leaf of p. 509 of Vol. III), [i] - lxxvii, [1] (Errata) + 13 Plates. Modern half brown morocco, reddish buckram boards, t.e.g. All half-titles present. Numerous text illustrations.
Vol. I: slight scattered foxing to text, and the full-page plates being co nsiderably foxed; Vol. II: negligibly slight and scattered foxing, light off-setting from some vignettes (and, from the few engraved vignettes, heavier off-setting), one engraved plate foxed. Vol. III: occasional slight foxing, slight off-setting almost throughout; Vol. VI: slight scattered foxing to text, and the full-page plates being considerably foxed. Wear to bottom edge of Volume I, light wear to corners, bookplate to front paste-down of each volume.

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DIBDIN, The Rev. Thomas Frognall. Aedes Althorpianae; or an Account of the Mansion, Books, and Pictures, at Althorp; The Residence of George John Earl Spencer, K.G. to which is added A Supplement to the Bibliotheca Spenceriana. [In Two Volumes]. London: Printed by W. Nicol, successor to W. Bulmer and Co., Shakspeare Press, and sold by Payne andFoss, Longman, Hurst and Co. J. & A. Arch, R.H. Evans, R. Triphook, and Jo hn Major, 1822. Folio. Vol. 1: [i] - viii, [1 leaf], [i] - lxii, [1] - 279 pp., frontis. + 29 Plates + double-page Ground Plan of Althorp House; Vol. II: [3 p.l.] (engraved frontis. portrait, t.p., errata leaf), [1] - 322 pp.Modern half brown morocco, reddish buckram boards (uniform with the volume s above). Text illustrations. Lacking half-titles. t.e.g. Vol. I: some to considerable foxing of all plates, off-setting to text from all plates. Vol.II: some off-setting (from plates, vignettes, and text) throughout. Some w ear to bottom edges of both volumes, bookplate to front paste-down of each volume

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DIBDIN, The Rev. Thomas Frognall. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books printed in the Fifteenth Century, lately forming part of the library of the Duke di Cassano Serra, and now the property of George John Earl Spencer, K.G., with a General Index of Authors and Editions contained in the present volume, and in the Bibliotheca Spenceriana and Aedes Althorpianae. [In One Volume]. London: Printed for the Author by William Nicol, Shakspeare Press, and sold by Payne and Foss, and R.H. Evans, Pall-Mall, 1823. Folio. [1 leaf] (half-title), [i] - x, [1] - 295 pp. Modern half brown morocco, reddish buckram boards, (uniform with the volumes above), t.e.g. and decoratively stamped.

With half-title. Slight scattered foxing throughout. Light wear to bottom edge of boards, bookplate to front paste-down.

A beautiful set. The 7 volume set for 10,000.00



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