Lot 350
Group of 13 Books by Various Authors, including Sir Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, Omar Khayyam

largest: 13 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches

Estimate: $500 - $800

Price Realized: $125
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including: Sir Walter Scott, The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Vol. I-IV, Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1880, from the library of James Hale Bates, each with bookplate, volume IV signed in ink by Bates and dated 1889, volume I inscribed 'Happy Birthday Feb. 28, 2000 Love You Sayaka Naoko...' The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, London: T.N. Foulis, Boston: Le Roy Phillips, 1916, from the library of James J. and Lillian H. Doyle, with their bookplate Charles Dickens, Sketches by Boz, London: Chapman and Hall, 1874, Works of Charles Dickens Illustrated Library Edition, Vol. I, from the library of Mount Saint Mary Seminary, Hookset Heights, N.H., with their bookplate Charles Dickens, Doctor Marigold, Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., inscribed in ink 'Mrs JJ Doyle Mrs JJ Doyle' Charles Dickens, Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of Eighty, Vol. III, New York: Sheldon and Company, Works of Charles Dickens Household Edition, 1864 Rudyard Kipling, The Works of Rudyard Kipling, Puck of Pook's Hills, Vol. XXIII, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906 Thomas Ingoldsby, The Jackdaw of Rheims, Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1914, inscribed in pencil: 'This book belongs to the Davidson Group' and further inscribed and signed in pen: '...I saw it and I loved it-I hope you do / Charlie Durning 12/27/73' Lord Dunsany, A Dreamer's Tales, Boston: John W. Luce & Company, no date, ca. 1910 The Works of Leo Tolstoi, One Volume Edition, New York: Walter J. Black, 1928 Hamilton Wright Mabie, William Shakespeare, Poet, Dramatist, and Man, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900, number 77 from an edition of 150 and signed by Mabie


From the Estate of Charles Durning


various signs of wear, including staining, toning, foxing, scattered breaks and wear to bindings, some books with pencil marks to interior