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  • DELIGHTFUL ANTHOLOGY IN SUPERB MID VICTORIAN FULL MOROCCO
    Old English Ballads. A collection of Favourite Ballads of the Olden Time. by BALLADS
    BALLADS
    Old English Ballads. A collection of Favourite Ballads of the Olden Time.

    London: Full morocco, c.1865. Full blue morocco, 9 inches tall. A superbly bound volume in an unusual shade of blue with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles, all edges and elegant gilt tooling to the boards. A delightful anthology of old ballads illustrated with 50 engraved vignettes. Slight rubbing and foxing particularly to the preliminaries.

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  • CLASSIC TITLE IN STUNNING FULL CALF BINDING
    A True Relation of The Holy War Made By King Shaddai Upon Diabolus. by BUNYAN, John
    BUNYAN, John
    A True Relation of The Holy War Made By King Shaddai Upon Diabolus.

    London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin, c.1870. Full calf with inlays, 10.5 inches tall. Stunning binding with the binder's ticket of Manning of Greenwich with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling and green labels and lozenges on the boards. Illustrated throughout. Some foxing which is heavy on the last few leaves.

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  • FINE HEAVY VICTORIAN MOROCCO BINDING
    Golden Leaves From the Works of the Poets and Painters by BELL, Robert (Editor)
    BELL, Robert (Editor)
    Golden Leaves From the Works of the Poets and Painters

    London: Griffin, 1863. Full morocco, 9 inches tall. With blind raised bands, gilt titles and charming gilt and blind tooling, with oak leaves and acorns on the panels and boards. Armorial bookplate and neat signature at the head of the title page. A splendid collection of the works of the most famous poets with finely engraved vignettes by the popular artists of the day.

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  • DELIGHTFUL SET IN FINE HALF CALF FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Commentaire Sur La Henriade. by BEAUMELLE, Mr. de la.
    BEAUMELLE, Mr. de la.
    Commentaire Sur La Henriade.

    Berlin: Et se trouve a Paris, 1775. 2 vol set, 8 inches tall. With double label, gilt bands and fine floral tooling to the panels. Pink edges and extraordinary paper boards. Slight worming to the lower board of volumee 1. Fine engraved title page.With the bookplate of the Chateau de Cirey in each volume.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Reflexions critiques sur la poesie et sur la peinture. IVme édition revue, corrigée & augmentée. by BOS, M. l’Abbe Du
    BOS, M. l’Abbe Du
    Reflexions critiques sur la poesie et sur la peinture. IVme édition revue, corrigée & augmentée.

    Paris: Chez Pierre-Jean Mariette, 1741. 3 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. A very fine full mottled calf with raised bands, twin morocco labels and delicate gilt floral tooling to the panels. Pink edges. Woodcut ornaments. A splendid set in excellent condition.

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  • SCARCE TITLE IN FINE FULL SPECKLED CALF
    The Life of Fenelon. by BAUSSET, M. L. F. de. ( Translated by MUDFORD, William ).
    BAUSSET, M. L. F. de. ( Translated by MUDFORD, William ).
    The Life of Fenelon.

    London: Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1810. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine and appealing binding in full speckled calf, with gilt bands, delicate centre tools and twin labels. Speckled edges. Portrait. With the ticket of Asperne. According to Ramsden's 'London Bookbinders 1780-1840' James Asperne of 32 Cornhill patronised the bindery of the great J. Lovejoy to create his bindings. A fine set of this scarce and interesting work.

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  • LIMITED EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    The Decameron by BOCCACCIO ( BOCCACCI, Giovanni )
    BOCCACCIO ( BOCCACCI, Giovanni )
    The Decameron

    London: Printed for Private Subscription & Circulation, 1887. Full vellum, 7 inches tall. Simple gilt tooling to the spine and boards. Top edge gilt. No 15 of a limited edition of only 250 copies.The title page states: '...now first completely done into English the stories which it has hitherto been the custom to censure emasculate or omit altogether and which are now presented in their entirety'.

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  • BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED AND BOUND.
    The Bridge. A Chapter In The History of Building. by BARMAN, Christian ( & BRANGWYN, Frank ).
    BARMAN, Christian ( & BRANGWYN, Frank ).
    The Bridge. A Chapter In The History of Building.

    London: John Lane & New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1926. Half crushed morocco by Bayntun of Bath. 10 inches tall. A very handsome copy with gilt raised bands, fine gilt center tools, panels and all edges. Full page colour and monochrome vignettes by Frank Brangwyn throughout.

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  • CLASSIC TALE IN SPLENDID PRIZE TREE CALF
    Lorna Doone. by BLACKMORE, R.D.
    BLACKMORE, R.D.
    Lorna Doone.

    London: Sampson Low, c.1930. Tree calf, 7.5 inches tall. A most handsome binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt prize block on the upper board and prize bookplate. Colour plates. A lovely copy of this classic 'Romance of Exmoor'.

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  • DELIGHTFUL EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Poems and Songs. by BURNS, Robert
    BURNS, Robert
    Poems and Songs.

    London: J.F.Dove, 1826. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A delightful little full vellum with gilt bands and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. A blue fillet frames the boards. Engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • DELIGHTFUL EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Letters and Life. by BURNS, Robert
    BURNS, Robert
    Letters and Life.

    London: J.F. Dove, 1826. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A delightful little full vellum with gilt bands and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. A blue fillet frames the boards. With 'The Life of Robert Burns' by Dr. Currie. Engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK IN FULL TREE CALF
    Les Mères de Famille. by BOUILLY
    BOUILLY
    Les Mères de Famille.

    Paris: Louis Janet, c.1820. 2 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. Full tree calf with twin labels, gilt bands and centre tools. The boards are framed within gilt fillets. Fine engraved plates throughout.

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  • FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Le Seducteur by BIEVRE, Marquis de
    BIEVRE, Marquis de
    Le Seducteur

    Paris: Chez Prault, 1783. Full 18th century mottled calf, 8 inches tall. A fine copy of this celebrated comedy with gilt bands, label and delicate gilt tooling on the panels.

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  • STIRRING TALES IN SPARKLING TREE CALF
    Heroes of Modern Adventures. by BRIDGES, T.C. & TILTMAN, H. Hessell
    BRIDGES, T.C. & TILTMAN, H. Hessell
    Heroes of Modern Adventures.

    London: George G. Harrap, 1929. Full calf, 8.25 inches tall. A sparkling tree calf binding by Bickers with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt Prize inscription to the upper board and bookplate. A stirring anthology of rollicking adventures to inspire the children of the Empire. Illustrated throughout.

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  • STUNNING FULL CALF BY HAYDAY.
    Oeuvres de Boileau Despreaux. by BOILEAU - DESPREAUX, Nicolas.
    BOILEAU - DESPREAUX, Nicolas.
    Oeuvres de Boileau Despreaux.

    Paris: Didot, Pierre & Firmin, 1813. 2 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. Pristine full calf by Hayday, one of the very finest Victorian binders. With raised bands, triple labels and delicate gilt tooled panels. Owners name on half title. Foxing throughout.

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  • SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Holy War. by BUNYAN, John
    BUNYAN, John
    The Holy War.

    London: Religious Tract Society, c.1870. Full crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Scattered light foxing. A neat ink inscription dated 1871 on the 3rd blank. Illustrated full page engravings.

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  • CLASSIC BIOGRAPHY IN FULL CALF
    Marie Antoinette. by BELLOC, Hilaire
    BELLOC, Hilaire
    Marie Antoinette.

    London: Methuen, 1923. Full calf, 9 inches tall. A handsome binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt panels, a triple fillet framing the boards, dentelles and top edge. Profusely illustrated edition. Previous owner's neat ink signature on front paste down end paper. Slight fading of the spine but still a lovely copy.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF BINDING
    La Chaumière Indienne. by BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE Jacques Henri
    BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE Jacques Henri
    La Chaumière Indienne.

    Paris: Didot, 1791. Full tree calf, 4.75 inches tall. Delightful 18th century binding with gilt bands and red label. Speckled edges.

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  • INFLUENTIAL WORK IN GEORGIAN FULL CALF
    The Analogy of Religion. by BUTLER, Bishop Joseph
    BUTLER, Bishop Joseph
    The Analogy of Religion.

    London: Dove, 1826. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A handsome little binding with wide gilt raised bands and ornate tooling to the panels. Frontispiece. Joseph Butler influenced many philosophers and religious thinkers of the period, including Adam Smith and David Hume.

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  • INTERESTING WORK IN ELEGANT HALF CALF
    Songs From The Dramatists by BELL, Robert (Editor)
    BELL, Robert (Editor)
    Songs From The Dramatists

    London: Parker, 1855. Half calf, 6.5 inches tall. An exceptionally elegant volume with twin labels, gilt raised bands and fine floral gilt panels. An interesting volume containing a collection of songs from the earliest English dramatists, including Shakespeare, and ending with Sheridan. In fine condition.

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