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  • SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS IN FULL CALF
    The Comic History of Rome. by BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    The Comic History of Rome.

    London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., c. 1870. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, label and rather splendid gilt tooled panels. Book plate. Embellished with 10 coloured etchings and 100 woodcut vignettes by Leech. Slight fading to the upper board.

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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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  • 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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  • INTERESTING WORK IN ELEGANT HALF CALF
    Early Ballads by BELL, Robert (Editor)
    BELL, Robert (Editor)
    Early Ballads

    London: Parker, 1856. Half calf, 6.5 inches tall. An elegant half calf binding with twin labels, gilt raised bands and fine gilt panels. The armorial bookplate of Lord Manning. This interesting volume contains the famous ballads from the end of the 14th century to the beginning of the 17th century including, Robin Hood, Chevy Chase, King Arthur's Death, Lady Greensleeves and Many others. A fine copy.

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  • SCARCE ITEM IN HALF CALF
    The Breitmann Ballads. Four series complete. by BREITMANN, Hans (LELAND, Charles Godfrey)
    BREITMANN, Hans (LELAND, Charles Godfrey)
    The Breitmann Ballads. Four series complete.

    London: Trubner, 1870. Half calf, 5.5 inches tall. A fine binding by Sotheran of Piccadilly with gilt raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels, label and gilt top edge. Some staining to the calf. Still firm and solid but with slight splitting to the joints.

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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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  • NEAT HALF MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works. by BYRON, Lord
    BYRON, Lord
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Thomas Hodgson / Walker & Co, c.1860. Half morocco, 6 inches tall. A very neat mid-Victorian binding with gilt raised bands and fine gilt pallets and centre tools.

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  • RARE TITLE IN FULL LIMP MOROCCO
    Broken Rays. by BAYLEY, Stanhope
    BAYLEY, Stanhope
    Broken Rays.

    London: Elkin Mathews, 1915. Full morocco, 6 inches tall. With raised bands, blind fillet and rolls, gilt titles, dentelles and all edges. Staining to upper board.

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  • FULL CALF FRENCH 18TH CENTURY BINDINGS
    Various French Bindings by BINDINGS, Various
    BINDINGS, Various
    Various French Bindings

    rance, c. 1750. French 18th century full calf bindings. We carry a stock of beautiful French odd volumes and incomplete sets. Generally these have literary, historical and sometimes theological titles. They are in very good condition, with no splitting or delicate joints, or damaged headcaps. Occasionally there maybe some scuffing on the boards but all look great on the shelf. These odd volumes are priced at £35 EACH. Please contact us for further information.

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