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Merly Library. A Catalogue of the well known and celebrated Library of the late Ralph Willett, Esq. Brought from his Seat at Merly, in the County of Dorset. -
o.O. (London): Leigh and Sotheby 1813. 1 Bl., 119 Seiten, 1 Bl., goldgeprägter HLdrbd. der Zeit, marmorierte Deckel, 22,5 x 13,5 cm. Katalog der Merly Bibliotek, ¬ĄComprising a most rare Assemblage of the Early Printers, fine Specimens of Block Printing, Old English Chronicles, etc. in the finest Preservation; likewise an extensive and magnificent Collection of Books in every Department of Literature, from the earliest Period to the present Time. All the Books are in the finest Condition; many printed on Vellum, and on large Paper, and bound in Morocco and Russia Leathers". - Fletcher (1902), 216ff; de Ricci (1960), 88. - Durchgehend mit Notizen der Auktionsergebnisse von alter Hand. - Provenienz: Der Band stammt aus der Bibliothek des britischen Parlamentariers Joseph Neeld (1789-1856) und trägt dessen Exlibris auf dem vorderen Spiegel (Wappen und Schriftzug ¬ĄNomen extendere factis"). - Gering berieben und bestoßen; die Vorsätze gering fleckig; erste und letzte Seite berieben. Sonst und insgesamt gutes Exemplar. - Auction catalogue of Merly Library in a fine contemporary halfleather binding. The book belonged to Joseph Neeld M.P. (1789-1856) and bears his coat-of-arms exlibris on the front paste-down. Some very slight wear; excellent copy.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Tautenhahn [Lübeck, Germany]
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