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  • Category = Annual
  • CELEBRATED EDITION IN EXTRAORDINARILY BRIGHT MOROCCO, GILT
    The GIFT: A Christmas and New Year’s Present for 1840. by LESLIE, Miss (Editor) (POE, Edgar Allan, STOWE, Mrs H Beecher and others)
    LESLIE, Miss (Editor) (POE, Edgar Allan, STOWE, Mrs H Beecher and others)
    The GIFT: A Christmas and New Year’s Present for 1840.

    Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1840. Full morocco, 7.5 inches tall. A most attractive binding in exceptional condition with extra gilt tooling to the spine and boards and all edges gilt. The contributions include Edgar Allen Poe's 'William Wilson' and Harriet Beecher Stowe's 'Justice and Charity'. With all 9 engraved plates. A neat small square patch has been pasted to a corner of the front free endpaper, presumably to cover up a previous owner's name and a stamp has been obscured at the head of the title page. A superb example of this celebrated annual.

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  • DELIGHTFUL CLASPED GILT CALF ANNUAL IN STUNNING CONDITION
    The Sapphire or The Juvenile Ladies Annual for 1845
    The Sapphire or The Juvenile Ladies Annual for 1845

    London: Peacock and Mansfield, 1845. Full calf, 4 inches tall. Delightful little binding in pristine condition with a fully functioning clasp and unusual and charming gilt decoration. The annual contains an engraved frontispiece and title page, useful information for 1845, a selection of engraved views, engagements diary, accounts and a selection of verse. There is a green leather pouch and space for a pencil.

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  • FINE EMBOSSED ANNUAL IN PRISTINE CONDITION
    Friendship’s Offering: A Literary Album, and Christmas and New Year’s Present for 1829 by ANNUAL
    ANNUAL
    Friendship’s Offering: A Literary Album, and Christmas and New Year’s Present for 1829

    London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1829. Full calf, 5.75 inches tall. A wonderful little embossed calf binding with ornate blind tooled calf on the spine with gilt titles and on the boards framing gilt lyres. All edges gilt. An engraved presentation plate and 12 further fine engravings. Including 4 sonnets by John Clare.

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  • FINELY ILLUSTRATED ANNUAL IN HANDSOME FULL MOROCCO
    Leaflets of Memory: an Illuminated Annual for MDCCCL by COATES, Reynell (Editor).
    COATES, Reynell (Editor).
    Leaflets of Memory: an Illuminated Annual for MDCCCL

    Philadelphia: Butler & Co., 1850. Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. A handsome binding with elaborate gilt tooling to the spine and gilt and blind tooling to the boards, the blind titles being within a sunken panel. All edges gilt. Including contributions by Poe, Marryat, Mitford and Donnelly. With 12 full page illustration, 4 in colour. A manuscript dedication to Miss R B Moore is tipped in. 2 neat previous owners names are in ink on the free endpaper. Some foxing and rubbing to the spine, edges and caps.

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  • MINIATURE ALMANAC IN FULL CALF
    The Victoria Miniature Almanack and fashionable remembrances for 1847 by Anon
    Anon
    The Victoria Miniature Almanack and fashionable remembrances for 1847

    London: W. Strange, 1847. Full calf, 2.5 inches tall. Charming tiny 'wallet' binding, somewhat rubbed but with no loss or splitting. Engraved title page and 3 full page illustrations. With vital information on the days of each month, London bankers, the language of flowers and the fashionable ballroom dances, amongst other subjects.

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