David Griffiths Reference Library of Token Books (6 October 2010)

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Date of Auction: 6th October 2010

Sold for £440

Estimate: £250 - £350

[Anon], Report from the Committee Appointed to enquire into the State of the Copper Mines and Copper Trade of this Kingdom. Ordered to be printed 7th May 1799. 4to, tan half leather, black title label on spine, marbled boards, gilt. 176pp. On endpaper a label printed ‘M. Boulton’s Library, Soho, Sold at Christie’s December 1986’ and a manuscript note ‘Boulton Annotations pp.48 et seq’ (Manville 249). £250-350

Footnote

Provenance: Ex libris M. Boulton; Christie’s Auction, December 1986; bt D.R.D. Edmunds March 1987