Morocco Bindings

We have a large stock of 18th and 19th century beautiful leather bound books in exceptional condition.

We have specialised in just these for nearly 50 years.

  • FIRST ENGLISH EDITION LIMITED TO 110 COPIES IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    The Pecorone. by GIOVANNI, (Fiorentino), Ser. WATERS, W.G. (translated into English by).
    GIOVANNI, (Fiorentino), Ser. WATERS, W.G. (translated into English by).
    The Pecorone.

    London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1897. Full morocco, 11 1/2 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco binding with a smooth spine with fine gilt geometric designs and a series of gilt fillets framing the boards. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Gilt doublures with beautiful watered silk end 'papers' and gilt top edge. Slight fading to the spine but still a fine bright copy. One of 110 copies, of which this is number 40 printed on Japanese vellum. 12 fine plates by E.R. Hughes. Il Pecorone (The Simpleton) was written as a collection of short stories in the 14th century in the pattern of Boccaccio. One tale is considered the likely basis for Shakespeare's…

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    London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1897. Full morocco, 11 1/2 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco binding with a smooth spine with fine gilt geometric designs and a series of gilt fillets framing the boards. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Gilt doublures with beautiful watered silk end 'papers' and gilt top edge. Slight fading to the spine but still a fine bright copy. One of 110 copies, of which this is number 40 printed on Japanese vellum. 12 fine plates by E.R. Hughes. Il Pecorone (The Simpleton) was written as a collection of short stories in the 14th century in the pattern of Boccaccio. One tale is considered the likely basis for Shakespeare's 'Merchant of Venice'. A superb copy of the first English edition of this very scarce work.

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  • EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN WONDERFUL FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY RIVIERE
    The Life of George Cruikshank. by JERROLD, Blanchard
    JERROLD, Blanchard
    The Life of George Cruikshank.

    London: Chatto and Windus, 1882. 2 volume set, 7 1/2 inches tall. A wonderful full crushed morocco binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and with triple gilt fillets framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and top edges. With the armorial bookplates of W.H. Lever of Thornton Manor, Sir W. Hesketh Lever, Bart. and Baron, Lord Leverhulme of Bolton-Le Moors, all one and the same and the founder of 'Port Sunlight'. This beautiful set has an extra 89 plates, 34 hand-coloured, bound in, some particularly interesting ones, including Mr. Kean as Richard and as Count Bertram and 2 box tickets for His Majesty's Theatre. A unique set in pristine condition.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION OF 150 COPIES IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO BY GRIEVE
    The Life of George Brummell, Esq. commonly called Beau Brummell. by JESSE, Captain
    JESSE, Captain
    The Life of George Brummell, Esq. commonly called Beau Brummell.

    London: John C. Nimmo, 1886. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco binding by Grieve of Edinburgh with raised bands and very fine and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Rather spectacular tooling to the boards and gilt dentelles and top edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Some light scratching and an area of fading to the upper board of volume I, otherwise in fine condition. This set is number 20 of an edition of 150 large paper copies. With 40 portraits in colour of Brummell and his contemporaries. An important figure in Regency England, Beau Brummell was for many years the arbiter of an English gentleman's fashion. Once…

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    London: John C. Nimmo, 1886. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco binding by Grieve of Edinburgh with raised bands and very fine and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Rather spectacular tooling to the boards and gilt dentelles and top edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Some light scratching and an area of fading to the upper board of volume I, otherwise in fine condition. This set is number 20 of an edition of 150 large paper copies. With 40 portraits in colour of Brummell and his contemporaries. An important figure in Regency England, Beau Brummell was for many years the arbiter of an English gentleman's fashion. Once close to the Prince Regent, the future King George IV, the two quarrelled and Brummell, now loaded with debt, had to flee to France.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO BY CATHERALL & PRITCHARD
    The Book of Common Prayer noted by John Merbecke. by PRAYER. (MERBECKE, John)
    PRAYER. (MERBECKE, John)
    The Book of Common Prayer noted by John Merbecke.

    London: William Pickering, 1844. Full morocco, 9 1/2 inches tall. An extraordinary and magnificent full hard grain morocco by Catherall & Pritchard with gilt raised bands, ornate gilt tooling to the panels and boards, gilt dentelles and all edges gauffered. Unpaginated, including facsimile title page and colophon of Richard Grafton (1550), printed in red and black throughout. Ornamental initials and woodcut headbands and musical notations. Light foxing. From the library, and with the bookplate of, R.H.L.-C. de Beaumont.

    A reprint of a volume of selections from the 'Book of Common Prayer' as set to music by John Marbecke (or Merbecke). First printed in 1550 by Richard Grafton, and here reprinted by Charles Whittingham at the Chiswick Press.

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  • FINE COLLECTION IN MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO WITH THE BOOKPLATE OF ANDREW CARNEGIE.
    Silva:, or a Discourse on Forest Trees, 2 volumes; Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings, 2 volumes; The Miscellaneous Writings, Now First Collected. by EVELYN, John
    EVELYN, John
    Silva:, or a Discourse on Forest Trees, 2 volumes; Memoirs, Illustrative of the Life and Writings, 2 volumes; The Miscellaneous Writings, Now First Collected.

    York: J. Dodsley, 1786; London: Henry Colburn, 1819; London: Henry Colburn, 1825. 5 volumes, 12 inches tall. Uniformly bound in a magnificent full straight grain morocco by the great firm of Clarke & Bedford with gilt raised bands and superb floral gilt tooling to the panels. A series of gilt fillets and ornate gilt corner tooling frames the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The 2 volume 'Silva' contains 42 engraved plates and 2 folding tables. Silva was a highly influential book and the first important publication on Forestry published in England. This edition "contains an enormous amount of information concerning the cultivation of the various kinds of forest tree...., no other work on arboriculture exerted a greater influence…

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    York: J. Dodsley, 1786; London: Henry Colburn, 1819; London: Henry Colburn, 1825. 5 volumes, 12 inches tall. Uniformly bound in a magnificent full straight grain morocco by the great firm of Clarke & Bedford with gilt raised bands and superb floral gilt tooling to the panels. A series of gilt fillets and ornate gilt corner tooling frames the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The 2 volume 'Silva' contains 42 engraved plates and 2 folding tables. Silva was a highly influential book and the first important publication on Forestry published in England. This edition "contains an enormous amount of information concerning the cultivation of the various kinds of forest tree...., no other work on arboriculture exerted a greater influence on forestry in this country' (Henrey). 'The Memoirs' have engraved frontispieces, a folding genealogy of the Evelyn family, 3 portrait engravings, and 6 further engravings. The 'Miscellaneous Writings' contain an engraved frontispiece and 3 further engravings. There is a degree of foxing to the plates. The bookplate of Andrew Carnegie is to be found in all 5 volumes. A splendid uniformly bound collection.

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  • FINE HUMPHREYS PRINTING IN VERY ELEGANT FULL MOROCCO
    Gabrielle D'Estrées. (In English). by DESCLOZEAUX, Adriene
    DESCLOZEAUX, Adriene
    Gabrielle D'Estrées. (In English).

    London: Humphreys, 1907. Full morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. An elegant and luxurious full crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, neat gilt tooling around a fleur de lys centre tool. The upper board has the title framed within a series of gilt fillets and a larger fleur de lys corner tool. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. A fine printing by Humphreys on hand-made paper. The remarkable Gabrielle D'Estrée was, in her short life, mistress to Henry IV of France, and was instrumental in ending the religious wars that had reduced France into chaos during the second half of the 16th Century. Today she is most remembered for a…

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    London: Humphreys, 1907. Full morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. An elegant and luxurious full crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, neat gilt tooling around a fleur de lys centre tool. The upper board has the title framed within a series of gilt fillets and a larger fleur de lys corner tool. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. A fine printing by Humphreys on hand-made paper. The remarkable Gabrielle D'Estrée was, in her short life, mistress to Henry IV of France, and was instrumental in ending the religious wars that had reduced France into chaos during the second half of the 16th Century. Today she is most remembered for a series of extraordinary paintings of her in a bathtub, most memorably tweaking the nipple of her fellow bather, her sister, Julienne-Hippolyte-Joséphine, Duchess of Villars in the Palace of Fontainebleau.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN SPECTACULAR FULL MOROCCO BY RIVIÈRE
    The Psalter, or Psalms of David. by PSALTER
    PSALTER
    The Psalter, or Psalms of David.

    London: James Burns, 1843. Full Morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. A spectacular binding by Rivière & Son with gilt raised bands and extra gilt tooling with a stylized cross within a cartouche repeated on the panels and the boards within a series of gilt fillets and rolls. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the collection of Robin de Beaumont and with his bookplate. An ink inscription regarding a Church Dedication Festival, dated 1884, on the paste down endpaper. Unpaginated, black letter text, printed in red and black, decorative floral criblé border to each page throughout. James Burns was a distinguished bookseller in Manchester and then London celebrated for his illustrated books. An extremely attractive copy in fine condition.

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  • PARALLEL TEXT IN DELIGHTFUL FULL MOROCCO BY BUMPUS
    Aucassin & Nicolette. An Old-French Love Story. by BOURDILLON, Francis William. (Edited and Translated into English by).
    BOURDILLON, Francis William. (Edited and Translated into English by).
    Aucassin & Nicolette. An Old-French Love Story.

    London: Macmillan and Co., 1897. Full morocco, 6 1/2 inches tall. A delightful binding by Bumpus with gilt raised bands and exquisite gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. With a neat ink inscription on the first blank and slight rubbing. Parallel Old French and English text. This anonymous medieval Old French love story from the 12th or 13th century combines both prose and verse and has appealed to generations over the centuries.

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  • FINE TALL ENGLISH EDITION IN MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO BY RAMAGE
    The Mirror of the World. by UZANNE, Octave.
    UZANNE, Octave.
    The Mirror of the World.

    London: Nimmo, 1889. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. A rather magnificent binding by the great firm of Ramage in their luxurious style with raised bands and delicate gilt tooling framing the panels and a fabulous series of elaborate tooling framing the boards around a central are of blind dicing. Wide gilt dentelles and top edge gilt. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Embellished with 160 illustrations by Paul Avril in the text. There is some smudging to the paper but this is a very fine copy in a beautiful binding. Uzanne, who is scarce in English editions, was a great bibliophile and his literary research unearthed previously unpublished works by Caylus, Besenval, the Marquis…

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    London: Nimmo, 1889. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. A rather magnificent binding by the great firm of Ramage in their luxurious style with raised bands and delicate gilt tooling framing the panels and a fabulous series of elaborate tooling framing the boards around a central are of blind dicing. Wide gilt dentelles and top edge gilt. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Embellished with 160 illustrations by Paul Avril in the text. There is some smudging to the paper but this is a very fine copy in a beautiful binding. Uzanne, who is scarce in English editions, was a great bibliophile and his literary research unearthed previously unpublished works by Caylus, Besenval, the Marquis de Sade and Baudelaire, amongst many others. His own works include novels and fantasy works such as this work which records the pleasures and experiences of a picturesque life in France during the Belle Époque.

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  • DELUXE FIRST ENGLISH UNEXPURGATED EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO
    The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. by ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques
    ROUSSEAU, Jean Jacques
    The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau.

    Privately Printed, 1896. 2 volume set, 10 inches tall. An elegant full morocco by J. Bleach with gilt raised bands, ornate gilt tooling to the panels and a gilt panel to the boards. Gilt top edges, the remainder deckled. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. This set is one of only 50 large paper copies printed on hand-made paper, here not numbered. This is also the first English edition without expurgation, hence the need for it to be privately printed! Illustrated with a series of etchings by Hedouin and 2 portraits. Rousseau's work is regarded as one of the first three major autobiographies, the previous two being of religious experience whereas his own confessions…

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    Privately Printed, 1896. 2 volume set, 10 inches tall. An elegant full morocco by J. Bleach with gilt raised bands, ornate gilt tooling to the panels and a gilt panel to the boards. Gilt top edges, the remainder deckled. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. This set is one of only 50 large paper copies printed on hand-made paper, here not numbered. This is also the first English edition without expurgation, hence the need for it to be privately printed! Illustrated with a series of etchings by Hedouin and 2 portraits. Rousseau's work is regarded as one of the first three major autobiographies, the previous two being of religious experience whereas his own confessions are the first told in terms of worldly experiences and personal feelings. A splendid copy of this important edition.

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  • RARE LIMITED EDITION IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO BY J. WRIGHT
    Facetiae. Musarum Deliciae: or, The Muses Recreation. Conteining Severall Pieces of Poetique Wit. By Sr.J.M.and Ja:S. 1656. and Wit Restor'd, in Several Select Poems, not Formerly Publish't. 1658 etc etc. by MENNIS, Sir John & SMITH, Dr. James
    MENNIS, Sir John & SMITH, Dr. James
    Facetiae. Musarum Deliciae: or, The Muses Recreation. Conteining Severall Pieces of Poetique Wit. By Sr.J.M.and Ja:S. 1656. and Wit Restor'd, in Several Select Poems, not Formerly Publish't. 1658 etc etc.

    London: Longman et al., 1817. 2 volume set, 7 3/4 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco by J. Wright, one of the greatest binders of the period. With gilt raised bands, smart labels and extra gilt panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Vice Admiral Sir John Mennis (or Mennes), was an English naval officer, who went on to be Comptroller of the Navy. He was also considered a wit. His comic and satirical verses, written in correspondence with James Smith, were published in 1656. He figures prominently in the Diary of Samuel Pepys, who reported directly to Mennes at the Navy Office and thought him an incompetent…

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    London: Longman et al., 1817. 2 volume set, 7 3/4 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco by J. Wright, one of the greatest binders of the period. With gilt raised bands, smart labels and extra gilt panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Vice Admiral Sir John Mennis (or Mennes), was an English naval officer, who went on to be Comptroller of the Navy. He was also considered a wit. His comic and satirical verses, written in correspondence with James Smith, were published in 1656. He figures prominently in the Diary of Samuel Pepys, who reported directly to Mennes at the Navy Office and thought him an incompetent civil servant, but a delightful social companion. Pepys stated that Mennes's skills as a poet and mimic made him the best of company. He describes a memorable evening when Mennes and John Evelyn engaged in a mimicry contest. Mennes's highly entertaining verses first appeared in 1656 as Musarum Deliciæ or the Muses's Recreation. They appear here in a scarce Regency edition.

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  • HAND COLOURED PLATES, ROYAL PROVENANCE AND EXQUISITE BINDING
    The Birth and Triumph of Love. A Poem. by LAMB, Sir James Bland.
    LAMB, Sir James Bland.
    The Birth and Triumph of Love. A Poem.

    London: Printed by Bensley for Jennings and Tomkins, 1823. Full morocco, 7 inches tall. An exquisite little binding by Bayntun with gilt raised bands, beautiful gilt tooling to the panels and both boards. 2 vignettes, one hand-coloured and 24 hand-coloured plates. The plates are engraved by Tomkins from original designs by 'An Illustrious Personage, (Princess Elizabeth, daughter of George III). From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. This copy was purchased by Queen Mary in 1940. Slight fading to the spine which is still lovely and bright, otherwise this charming work is in pristine condition.

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  • SUMPTUOUS HEAVY VICTORIAN FULL MOROCCO
    Poems of Felicia Hemans by HEMANS, Felicia
    HEMANS, Felicia
    Poems of Felicia Hemans

    Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1849. Full morocco, 9 1/2 inches tall. A rather magnificent tall heavy Victorian binding, not stinting on the gold leaf with raised bands and dense extra gilt panels. The boards have a complex series of highly ornate gilt and blind tooling. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Double column text. Foxing to the title page, otherwise clean. Hugely popular in her day now mostly remembered for two opening lines: "The boy stood on the burning deck" and "The stately homes of England".

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  • LUXURIOUS EDITION IN SPARKLING CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Essays of Emerson. by EMERSON, Ralph Waldo
    EMERSON, Ralph Waldo
    The Essays of Emerson.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1899. 2 volume set, 8 3/4 inches tall. A sparkling full crushed morocco binding by Bayntun Riviere. With gilt raised bands and finely gilt tooled panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and top edges, the remaining edges deckled. A pristine set of one of Humphreys luxurious printings on hand made paper. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Waldo Emerson was American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, abolitionist and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN FULL MOROCCO BY BIRDSALL
    Nero. by BARING-GOULD, Sabine
    BARING-GOULD, Sabine
    Nero.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907. Full morocco, 6 3/4 inches tall. A splendid full crushed morocco by Birdsall binding in pristine condition with gilt raised bands and exquisite gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt top edge, the remaining edges being deckled. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. From the Royal Library Belles Lettres Series. A deluxe edition of this neat Humpreys printings on heavy hand-made paper.

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  • REMARKABLE AND BEAUTIFULLY BOUND STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer.

    Oxford, The Clarendon Press: Bensley, Cooke, 1816. Full morocco, 12 1/2 inches tall. A magnificent and remarkable Regency full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands,and extraordinary gilt tooling to the panels. The boards have a wonderful gilt block of The Church of St. Martin in the Fields on Trafalgar Square and one of the most famous churches in London. This view of St. Martin in the Fields is set within a gilt and blind lozenge, itself within a spectacular gilt border with the repeated corner tool found on the spine. Wide gilt dentelles frame a leather bookplate on which a dedication to the 'Gentlemen of the Vestry' is on the inside of the upper board. A similar bookplate…

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    Oxford, The Clarendon Press: Bensley, Cooke, 1816. Full morocco, 12 1/2 inches tall. A magnificent and remarkable Regency full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands,and extraordinary gilt tooling to the panels. The boards have a wonderful gilt block of The Church of St. Martin in the Fields on Trafalgar Square and one of the most famous churches in London. This view of St. Martin in the Fields is set within a gilt and blind lozenge, itself within a spectacular gilt border with the repeated corner tool found on the spine. Wide gilt dentelles frame a leather bookplate on which a dedication to the 'Gentlemen of the Vestry' is on the inside of the upper board. A similar bookplate on the inside of the lower board is dedicated to the Revd. Josh. Holden Potts. All edges gilt. There is some rubbing some scuffing, in particular at the head of the top panel and a few minor ink stains. In general this beautiful Book of Common Prayer is in excellent condition.

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  • RARE TITLE IN STUNNING FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Works of George Peele. by PEELE, George
    PEELE, George
    The Works of George Peele.

    London: William Pickering, 1829-39. 3 volume set, 7 3/4 inches tall. A stunning full crushed morocco binding by 'The French Bindery Garden City N.Y.', in pristine condition. With raised bands, fine extra gilt tooling to the panels and a splendid gilt 'Cambridge panel' to each board. Gilt dentelles and top edge. With the bookplates of 'E.V.C.H'. and Beeleigh Abbey. George Peele was a 16th century English translator, poet, and dramatist, who is most noted for his supposed but not universally accepted collaboration with William Shakespeare on the play Titus Andronicus. He was renowned for his dissipated life style and little is actually known about his short life other than his remarkably influential output.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY ART DECO DESIGNS IN FABULOUS FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Concerning Cotton. by COTTON
    COTTON
    Concerning Cotton.

    Amalgamated Cotton Mills Trust Limited, 1920. Full morocco, 11 1/4 inches tall. A fabulous full crushed morocco binding, dated 1920, by Zaehnsdorf. With gilt raised bands and wonderful gilt tooling to the panels with calf onlays and extra gilt tooling of the highest quality to the boards within rolls and red rose corner tools on calf onlays. Wide gilt dentelles on watered silk doublures and free endpapers. All edges gilt. On the doublure is the name of the recipient of this copy, one of 6 especially bound. Each leaf of particularly heavy paper is decorated with lavish and fantastical designs, both screen printing and chromolithography in the Art Deco style. These show mill buildings, workers and machinery within fantasy…

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    Amalgamated Cotton Mills Trust Limited, 1920. Full morocco, 11 1/4 inches tall. A fabulous full crushed morocco binding, dated 1920, by Zaehnsdorf. With gilt raised bands and wonderful gilt tooling to the panels with calf onlays and extra gilt tooling of the highest quality to the boards within rolls and red rose corner tools on calf onlays. Wide gilt dentelles on watered silk doublures and free endpapers. All edges gilt. On the doublure is the name of the recipient of this copy, one of 6 especially bound. Each leaf of particularly heavy paper is decorated with lavish and fantastical designs, both screen printing and chromolithography in the Art Deco style. These show mill buildings, workers and machinery within fantasy borders some reminiscent of the manner of Dulac and even Rackham. The very first colour images shows cottons pickers in foreground with a vast mill belching smoke in the background. This extraordinary book is in pristine condition no signs of wear.

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  • ENGLISH EDITION IN SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
    Paul and Virginia. by BERNARDIN de SAINT-Pierre, Jacques-Henri
    BERNARDIN de SAINT-Pierre, Jacques-Henri
    Paul and Virginia.

    London: W.S. Orr & Co., 1839. Full morocco, 9 3/4 inches tall. A splendid full morocco by Bayntun in pristine condition, inside and out. With gilt raised bands, elegant gilt framed panels and boards. All edges gilt. Wide gilt dentelles and silk end papers. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. A hugely popular novel originally printed in France in 1788. Bernardin's beliefs echo those of Enlightenment philosophers such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau as he contrasts the social class divisions in eighteenth-century French society with those of the noble inhabitants of Mauritius. With 330 engraved illustrations, 30 of which are full page.

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  • SUPERB FIRST EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO BY RIVIERE
    Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic, in their pursuits through London. by EGAN, Pierce. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (Illustrated by the pencil of).
    EGAN, Pierce. CRUIKSHANK, Robert (Illustrated by the pencil of).
    Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic, in their pursuits through London.

    London: G. Virtue, 1830. Full morocco, 9 1/2 inches tall. A pristine copy in glorious full morocco by Riviere with gilt raised bands and wonderful gilt centre tools indicative of our heroes dissolute adventures in London, playing cards, Champagne bottles and dancers. The boards are framed within gilt corner tools and triple fillets. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Embellished with all 36 hand coloured aquatints from designs by Robert Cruikshank. This is a magnificent copy of this hilarious work from the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey.

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