- Category = Bookseller's Ticket
George the Third, his Court, and Family.
ondon; Colburn, 1820. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid binding very typical of the period with gilt raised bands and dense blind tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With the bookseller's ticket of Hoitt of Portman Square and armorial bookplate. With 18 full page engraved portraits.More details Price: £400.00
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.More details Price: £250.00
Paris: Hardouin, 1784. 2 volume set, 5 inches tall. A very simple yet good looking full calf with gilt bands, twin olive labels and tiny floral centre tools. All edges gilt. With the bookseller's ticket 'Vendu par DETREZ Libraire, place Sorbonne, No 4 a Paris'. The first volume consists of 'Poésies érotiques' and 'Voyage', the second volume of 'La journée champêtre', 'Le promontroire de Leucade', Les fleurs', and 'Mélange'. With exquisite engraved plates.More details Price: £240.00
London: Sharpe, 1819. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A pretty little full calf binding with gilt raised bands, label and fine Grecian lyre centre tools. The straight grain on the boards is framed within a series of gilt and blind panels. With the ticket of 'Gardiner Bookseller & Stationer, Dublin'. Embellished with engravings from the designs by Richard Westall. Foxing facing the tissues.More details Price: £180.00
London: Edward Moxon, 1850. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. An elegant little volume bound by Hayday and with a neat bookseller's ticket. Raised bands, superb floral gilt tooling to the panels and rolls framing the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A delightful copy of the third edition.More details Price: £125.00