Oct 16, 2018 - Sale 2488

Sale 2488 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 100
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Estimate: $ 100 - $ 200
(BINDING.) Plutarch. Plutarch's Morals: Translated from the Greek by Several Hands. Volume 1 (of 5) only. [34], 236, [4]; 141, [3]; 430 pages; lacks the engraved additional title. 8vo, 179x115 mm, contemporary red morocco elaborately gilt-tooled to cottage-roof design composed of volutes and floral tools in the style of Roger Bartlett of Oxford, spine ends chipped, covers detached, book block split in 2; contents browned, crude restoration on 3D5-3E1 with text loss. Unidentified booklabel (crowned monogram LW) and bookplate of Francis John Hughes on front pastedown. Wing P2642; see Howard M. Nixon, "Roger Bartlett's Bookbindings," The Library, Volume 17 (1962), pages 56-65. sold as is. London: John Gellibrand, 1684