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    Lot of Fifteen Leather-Bound Books From Four Incomplete Sets. From the library of Glenn Ford. [including:] Oliver Goldsmith. The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Now First Uniformly Collected. Perth: R. Morison Junior, 1792. Full tree calf, rubbed along extremities. Overall, very good. This set was issued in seven volumes, but the set offered here is comprised only of volumes I-IV, missing volumes V, VI and VII. [and:] George Theodore Wilkinson. The Newgate Calendar Improved; Being Interesting Memoirs of Notorious Characters Who Have Been Convicted of Offences Against the Laws of England, During the Seventeenth Century, and Continued to the Present Time, Chronologically Arranged. London: Thomas Kelly, [n.d., 1836].Half leather, rubbed along extremities, lightly chipped at heads of spines. Overall, very good. This set was issued in six volumes, but the set offered here is comprised only of volumes I and II, missing volumes III, IV, V and VI. [and:] Thomas Moore. The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore, Collected by Himself, With a Memoir. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. 1865. Half leather, lightly worn. Each volume has the bookplate of Ulysses S. Grant (from a collection of books presented to him by the Citizens of Boston in 1866). A very good set. This set was issued in six volumes, but the set offered here is comprised only of volumes I-V, missing volume VI. [and:] Plutarch. Plutarch's Essays and Miscellanies. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1909. An extra-illustrated set limited to 1000 copies, of which these volumes are numbered 19. Half leather; extremities rubbed and worn. Overall, good to very good. This set was issued in five volumes, but the set offered here is comprised only of volumes II-V, missing volume I. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

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