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[BINDING]. RUSH, Richard (1780–1859). The Court

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[BINDING]. RUSH, Richard (1780–1859). The Court

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[BINDING]. RUSH, Richard (1780–1859). The Court of London from 1819 to 1825… Edited by Benjamin Rush. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1873. One work in 2 volumes, 8vo. EXTRA–ILLUSTRATED BY THE ADDITION OF 59 PLATES, several folding and hand–colored. 20th–century half red morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt lettering and framing in compartments, top edges gilt, stamp–signed by Morrell. Provenance: William Alfred Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey (1885–1963), a notable bookseller and bibliophile who formed one of the largest English private libraries of the 20th century (his bookplates). His library was sold en bloc at Christie’s London 11 July 2000 (this copy being sold as part of lot 906), realizing some $16,000,000 which was the single most valuable collection of books ever to be sold at auction in Britain or Europe; Robert Allan (bookplate). A FINE COPY from a notable bibliophile’s library.
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[BINDING]. RUSH, Richard (1780–1859). The Court

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Aug 28
Starting Price $225
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Lot 0349 Details

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[BINDING]. RUSH, Richard (1780–1859). The Court of London from 1819 to 1825… Edited by Benjamin Rush. London: Richard Bentley and Son, 1873. One work in 2 volumes, 8vo. EXTRA–ILLUSTRATED BY THE ADDITION OF 59 PLATES, several folding and hand–colored. 20th–century half red morocco gilt, raised bands, gilt lettering and framing in compartments, top edges gilt, stamp–signed by Morrell. Provenance: William Alfred Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey (1885–1963), a notable bookseller and bibliophile who formed one of the largest English private libraries of the 20th century (his bookplates). His library was sold en bloc at Christie’s London 11 July 2000 (this copy being sold as part of lot 906), realizing some $16,000,000 which was the single most valuable collection of books ever to be sold at auction in Britain or Europe; Robert Allan (bookplate). A FINE COPY from a notable bibliophile’s library.

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