Lot 135

Phillips (Edward)

The New World of Words, engraved frontispiece, slight browning, some spotting or marginal waterstaining, frontispiece little soiled, title reinforced, few leaves trimmed, lacking 3O4 (cancelled), inscription ‘Edward Crane’ on 3D4, modern half calf over marbled boards, for J. Philips, 1720; [Johnson (Samuel)] The Rambler, 4 vol., some browning, little foxing, slight traces of glue to title, contemporary sprinkled calf, little rubbed, [Padwick 880-1], for A. Millar, 1763, v.s. (5)

*** Reference to cricket. The first features an early definition of ‘bat’ (Padwick 855-1).

Estimate: £300-£400