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  • Category = 18th Century Literature
  • HANDSOME SET IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Tom Jones. by FIELDING, Henry
    FIELDING, Henry
    Tom Jones.

    London: Macmillan, 1900. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A handsome half morocco with wide gilt raised bands and gilt top edges. With the bookplate of Sir George Herbert Farrrar. Foxing to the preliminaries, otherwise clean. A highly readable edition of this great English 18th century novel.

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  • SUPERB FULL GILT AND BLIND TOOLED MOROCCO
    The Seasons and The Castle of Indolence. by THOMSON, James
    THOMSON, James
    The Seasons and The Castle of Indolence.

    London: William Tegg, 1850. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little edition of these 2 great 18th century poems in full morocco. With raised bands, delicate gilt tooled panels and elaborate gilt and blind tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Particularly attractive endpapers. Neat ink inscription dated 1857 to the reverse of the paste down endpaper. A degree of foxing to the engraved plates.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL 18TH C. CALF
    Meditations and Contemplations. by HERVEY, James
    HERVEY, James
    Meditations and Contemplations.

    London: Rivington et al., 1774. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full speckled calf with twin labels, raised bands and simple gilt tooling. A very pleasing, simple, 18th C. binding. The book plates have been neatly removed.

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  • SINGLE VOLUME EDITION IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    The Spectator.
    The Spectator.

    London: Chidley, 1847. Full calf, 9.25 inches tall. A splendidly bound single volume edition in double column. With gilt raised bands, red label and fine extra gilt tooling to the panels.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE GEORGIAN EMBOSSED CALF BINDING
    Essays, Poems, and Plays, by Oliver Goldsmith. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    Essays, Poems, and Plays, by Oliver Goldsmith.

    London: Rivington et al., 1821. Full calf, 5 inches tall. An unusual full embossed calf with gilt raised bands, label, neat framed gilt panels and embossed boards framed within gilt and blind fillets. Engraved frontispiece and title page. An ink inscription dated 1838 on the first blank.

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  • RARE TITLE IN HALF STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic by Moore, John
    Moore, John
    Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic

    London: Strahan and Cadell, 1789. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. Straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and delicate gilt and blind tooling to the panels. A particularly nice copy of this scarce work in a late 18th century binding.

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  • STUNNING REGENCY BINDING IN FULL CALF
    Letters on Several Subjects, By Sir Thomas Fitzosborne by FITZOSBORNE, Sir Thomas
    FITZOSBORNE, Sir Thomas
    Letters on Several Subjects, By Sir Thomas Fitzosborne

    London: John Sharpe, 1820. Full calf, 5.25 inches tall. 2 volumes bound in 1 complete. Extraordinary full calf binding with ornate floral tooling on its 'flat back' spine, delicate gilt tooling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. The armorial bookplate of the Earl of Ilchester. In very good condition.

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  • FINE COPY IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: And Other Poems. by BEATTIE, James
    BEATTIE, James
    The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: And Other Poems.

    London: John Sharpe, 1827. Full crushed morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in a simple yet very elegant binding with raised bands, gilt titles, dentelles and all edges. With 6 engravings by Westall. In the minor poems, pages 143 to 165 were not bound in.

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  • CHARMING COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The Poetical Works of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne by LANSDOWNE, Lord (GRANVILLE, George)
    LANSDOWNE, Lord (GRANVILLE, George)
    The Poetical Works of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne

    Edinburg: The Apollo Press, 1780. Full speckled calf, 5 inches tall. With gilt bands and label. Some scratching and marking of the leather on the lower board, otherwise a very clean copy in a charming 18th century binding.

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