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West Coast Rare Books

West Coast Rare Books

Westport / Ireland

Aspreys Reference Library. Miniature Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. Fro…

Aspreys Reference Library. Miniature Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. Fro

Asprey’s Reference Library. Miniature Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. From the Library of Field Marshal Alanbrooke. Contains the following eight Volumes: 1. Concise Pocket Encyclopaedia / 2. French and English Dictionary / 3. A Handy Classical Dictionary & A Handy Dictionary of Mythology / 4. Familiar French and Latin Quotations / 5. Asprey’s Atlas of the World. A Series of 145 Coloured Plates with Geographical and Statistical Summary / 6. Familiar English Quotations & English Proverbs / 7. Asprey’s Gazetteer of the World / 8. New Phonetic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language. Eight Volumes on custom designed wooden bookshelf. London, Asprey and Co. Ltd., c. 1930. Vol.1-7: 12.5 x 8.5 cm / Vol.8: 15 x 9 cm. 1. 718 pages / 2. 605 pages / 3. 120 & 116 pages / 4. 116 & 120 pages / 5. xxxi, 145 coloured Maps / 6. 120 & 127 pages / 7. 719 pages / 8. 441 pages. Original brown morroco with gilt titles on spines. ‘Marbled’ end papers. All edges gilt. Very good condition. Some shelf wear, rubbing and bumping. Small damage to spine of Atlas (see images). First and last pages very mildly spotted. Internally clean. Some pencilled notes and marks in the ‘French and Latin Quotations’ volume.

Provenance: From the Library of Sir Alan Francis Brook, Field Marshal Alanbrooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke.

Please Note: None of the books is signed by Alanbrooke or contains his Ex Libris.

Our price: EUR 350,-- 

Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. From the Library of Field Marshal Alanbrooke.
Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. From the Library of Field Marshal Alanbr
Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. From the Library of Field Marshal Alanbr
Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. From the Library of Field Marshal Alanbr
Reference Library on Wooden Book Shelf. From the Library of Field Marshal Alanbr

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