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    [Samuel Butler]. BOOKPLATES. The Genuine Remains in Verse and Prose of Mr. Samuel Butler, Author of Hudibras... London: Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1759. First edition. Two octavo volumes. [xxxviii], 429; [vi], 512 pages. Full leather with gilt borders and decorative stamping to covers. Spines tastefully rebacked with gilt ruling, black morocco labels with gilt titles. Covers and extremities rubbed and worn with some abrading to edges, corners, and spine ends. Pages very lightly toned with occasional foxing. Bearing the bookplates of Sir George Gerard de Hochepied Larpent (Volume I only), Augustine Birrell, and John M. Everman, and an additional Latin motto bookplate design ed by Harry Soane. Very good.

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    February, 2012
    2nd-9th Thursday-Thursday
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