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2022 Summer Fine Art & Antiques (Day 2)

Sun, Jul 10, 2022 01:00PM EDT
Lot 1005

Sheraton Revival Inlaid Revolving Mahogany Bookcase + 28 Decorative Books

Estimate: $400 - $500

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1st item: Sheraton Revival inlaid mahogany bookcase, comprised of a round inlaid rotating top above 8 bookshelves divided by geometric inlaid panels above four tapering spade feet joined by plain x-stretchers. 32 1/2" H x 18 3/4" dia. Late 19th to early 20th century. 2nd - 29th items: Twenty-eight (28) 19th and 20th century books, all hardbound in decorative leather or cloth covers, including: THE FORSYTE SAGA, Vol. I-III, by John Galsworthy, published by William Heinemann, Ltd. London, 1932-35; THE FORSYTE SAGA, by John Galsworthy, published by William Heinemann, Ltd. London and Toronto, 1948; A MODERN COMEDY, by John Galsworthy, published by William Heinemann, Ltd. London and Toronto, 1948; DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE, Library of Classics Edition, by R. L. Stevenson, Collins Clear Type Press, London and Glasgow, n.d.; THE NOVELS OF LAURENCE STERNE IN FOUR VOLUMES, illustrated by George Cruikshank, published by The Navarre Society Ltd., London, n.d.; THE LIFE OF ARTHUR DUKE OF WELLINGTON, New Edition, by G. R. Gleig, published by Longmans, Green, and Company, London, 1894; BYRON SELECTIONS FROM POETRY LETTERS & JOURNALS, edited by Peter Quennell, published by The Nonesuch Press, London, 1949; STORIES OF KING ARTHUR AND THE ROUND TABLE, by Beatrice Clay, illustrated by Dora Curtis, published by J. M. Dent, London, n.d.; THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BUONAPARTE[sic], Vol. I-IV, by W. Hazlitt, published by the Office of the Illustrated London Library, London, 1852; MEMOIRS OF THE COURT OF MARIE ANTOINETTE, QUEEN OF FRANCE, New Edition, Vol. I & II, by Madame Campan, published by Henry Colburn, London, 1843; LEAVES OF GRASS, Selected from the Complete Edition, by Walt Whitman, published by George G. Harrap and Company, Ltd., London, 1927; THE BREAKFAST TABLE SERIES, Vol. I-III, by Oliver Wendell Holmes, published by William Paterson and Company, London, n.d.; ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AN ESSAY IN CRITICISM, by Laurie Magnus, M.A., published by Andrew Melrose, London, 1909; THE MISCELLANEOUS WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT, Bart., Vol. XXIV, published by Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1861; THE WAVERLEY NOVELS, Vol. XLI, by Sir Walter Scott, Bart., published by Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh, 1868; JANE EYRE AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY, by Charlotte Bronte, illustrated by John H. Bacon, published by The Gresham Publishing Company, Ltd., London, n.d.; and THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, by Daniel De Foe, published by Bickers and Son, London, 1909. Ranging in size from 7" H x 4 3/4" W x 1 1/4" D to 7 3/4" H x 5 3/8" W x 1 3/4" D.

The Collection of William and Fletch Coke, Nashville, Tennessee.


1st item: Overall good condition, light general use wear, top does not revolve smoothly. 2nd-29th items: All items in overall good condition with normal shelf wear, scuffs, light staining, sunning, areas of loss to covers, corners bumped. Pages in overall good legible condition with toning/acid burn, foxing spots, ex libris plates, inscriptions from previous owners, general handling wear with some possible tears.