Lot 592

The Escape, Wanderings, and Preservation of a Hare, London, [c. 1830], wrappers. With 6 other books. (7)

Estimate: £70 - £100
Hammer price: £110
Bidding ended. Lot has been sold.

The Escape, Wanderings, and Preservation of a Hare. Written by Herself. London: Printed and Sold by J. & C. Evans, [c. 1830]. 12mo (140 x 89mm). Hand-coloured woodcut frontispiece and 9 hand-coloured woodcut illustrations (some light spotting and staining). Original blue printed wrappers (some staining). Provenance: Emily Agnes [?]Ledsam, St Leonards, 1847 (signature on front free endpaper). With 6 other books, namely [Carlo Edoardo Ignazio’s] Follie Religiose. Poema In Ottava Rima. Scritto in Lingua Piemontese con note Italiane dell’ Autore (“Italia”, Anno 9º Repubblicano”, [i.e. 1801], engraved frontispiece, contemporary calf-backed boards), A. Hunter’s Men and Manners: or, Concentrated Wisdom … The Fourth edition (York, 1809, contemporary calf), Tom Thumb; a Burletta, altered from Henry Fielding. By Kane O’Hara. With Designs by George Cruikshank (London, 1830, original wrappers), Peter Jeremie’s An Essay on the Real Property in Guernsey, and Commentary on the Present Laws of Inheritance and Wills (Guernsey, Published by Henry Redstone, 1841, cloth boards), May Probyn’s Who Killed Cock Robin? … (Being the story which took the second prize in the £100 competition.) ([London, 1880], contemporary green half morocco, RARE) and a printed mid-19th-century French “Commonplace” book with engravings, in an unusual binding of yellow boards and a matching yellow slipcase. The lot sold not subject to return. (7) 

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