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LOT 274

Lot 274

Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)

Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
Lot 274 Details
Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)

COMPOSITE BOOKPLATES, 1897-8

8vo., author/editor's presentation inscription, a compendium of late Victorian bookplates by Theodore Spicer Simson, Frank Bramley and Ricketts, in illustrated green card boards, London Edward Arnold, 1898
9 x 6 in — 22.9 x 15.2 cm

Estimate $80-$120

Realised: $48
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
  • Ernest Bengough Ricketts (d.1904)
Provenance:

Mechanic's Institute of Montreal (bookplate remnant, stamped throughout)

CONDITION DETAILS

Considerable wear and surface loss to illustrated cover board. Partial bookplate for Mechanic's Institute of Montreal with further stamps throughout.

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