[MANLEY Mary De La Riviere]  Secret Memoirs and Manners of Several Persons of Quality, of Both Sexes. From the New Atlantis, an Island in the Mediterranean
for John Morphew & J Woodward 1709 (second edition) and 1710
written originally in Italian, contemporary full-leather, raised bands, decorated in gilt, spine chipped at base and a trifle rubbed, corners rubbed, hinges cracked but cords sound, frontispiece, minor water-staining, name front free endpaper, good; with ‘Memoirs of Europe, Towards the Close of the Eighth Century’ by Eginardus, secretary and favourite to Charlemagne, and done into English by the translator of the ‘New Atlantis’, contemporary full-leather (not uniform with the above), raised bands, spine chipped at extremities and a trifle rubbed, corners rubbed, hinges cracked but cords sound, good. together two volumes from the library of Sir William Molesworth with his armorial bookplate front pastedown; 256 and 380 (actually 368) pages
£1600.00