HODGKIN, John Eliot

HODGKIN, John Eliot. Rariora being notes of some of the printed books, manuscripts, historical documents, medals, engravings, pottery, Etc., Etc.

London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., [1902].


FIRST EDITION. 3 vols in 4to, pp. [2] + xix + [1 blank]+ 124p; [10] + iv + 297 + [3 blank]p; [2] + xiv + 161 + [1 blank] + viii + 92 + 11 + [1 blank]. Uncut. Numerous plates and textual illustrations. Cloth, stamped title to front cover and spine; top edges gilt. The author’s privately printed illustrated catalogue of his collection of books, prints, broadsides, early newspapers, manuscripts, papal indulgences, English historical medals & lead tokens, scientific instruments, tobacco and watch papers, typography, portable dials, old English pottery, cameos and intaglios, and other antiques and ephemera. A good set from the library of James G. J. Penderel Brodhurst, Count de Boscobel, with his armorial bookplate inside front covers.