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  • RARE EDITION WITH ILLUMINATED PLATES IN FULL MOROCCO
    A Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    A Book of Common Prayer.

    London: Ryley, 1838. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A very scarce item with exquisite hand coloured initials and full page 'illuminated' plates. The spine and boards are decorated with gilt 'Cathedral' tooling. All edges gilt. Some rubbing but a fine example of this choice edition.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN SUPERB FULL PINK CALF
    The English at Home by ( CROWE, Eyre Evans )
    ( CROWE, Eyre Evans )
    The English at Home

    London: Colburn and Bentley, 1830. 3 volumes bound in 2, 7.5 inches tall. A most attractive binding in full calf with gilt raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels and a blind tooled device on both boards.The armorial bookplate of Maxwell of Polloc. Without titles to the second and third volume. Eyre Evans Crowe was an English journalist and historian with a particular interest in continental history and manners.

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  • GEORGIAN HALF MOROCCO IN SPARKLING CONDITION
    The Works of The Rev. George Crabbe by CRABBE, George
    CRABBE, George
    The Works of The Rev. George Crabbe

    London: John Murray, 1823. 5 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An elegant binding in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, title and very fine gilt panels. Armorial bookplates. A most attractive set of these hugely successful and influential poems.

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  • SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE ITEM
    An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves Alice. by CARROLL, Lewis
    CARROLL, Lewis
    An Easter Greeting to Every Child Who Loves Alice.

    rivately printed, 1876. Single sheet, folded, 5 inches tall. Housed in a watered silk, felt lined folder with a leather gilt label. First edition, first issue, printed on paper watermarked "E. Towgood Fine".

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  • RARE VOLUME IN QUARTER CALF
    Lettres De Henri VIII à Anne Boleyn, Publiées D’après les Originaux de la Bibliothèque du Vatican by CRAPELAT G.-A.
    CRAPELAT G.-A.
    Lettres De Henri VIII à Anne Boleyn, Publiées D’après les Originaux de la Bibliothèque du Vatican

    Paris: Crapelet, 1853. Quarter calf, 11 inches tall. An elegant binding with twin labels, gilt. With the 2 hand coloured engraved portraits. Second edition. With the letters in Tudor English and French. A fascinating and rare book in excellent condition.

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  • MAGNIFICENT DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    Queen Elizabeth. by CREIGHTON, Mandell
    CREIGHTON, Mandell
    Queen Elizabeth.

    London, Paris & New York: ( Goupil ) Boussod, Valadon & Co. 1896. Half morocco, 13 inches tall. A Deluxe Edition limited to 200 copies. With raised bands, titles and top edge. Armorial bookplate. With fine colour frontispiece and full page plates throughout. A most attractive copy.

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  • SCARCE WORK IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    Eccentric Tales, In Verse. by CRAMBO, Cornelius (RHODES, W.B.)
    CRAMBO, Cornelius (RHODES, W.B.)
    Eccentric Tales, In Verse.

    London: Tipper, 1808. Full calf, 6.75 inches tall. A delightful and extraordinary work in fine full late 19th century calf by Morrell. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The scarce first edition of this collection of 13 irreverent ballads. Folding hand coloured frontispiece by Atkinson.

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  • PRESENTATION COPY IN MAGNIFICENT FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Parish Registers of St. Michael, Cornhill, London….1546-1754. by CHESTER, Joseph Lemuel (partly edited by)
    CHESTER, Joseph Lemuel (partly edited by)
    The Parish Registers of St. Michael, Cornhill, London….1546-1754.

    London: The Harleian Society, 1882. Full morocco, 10.5 inches tall. Magnificent full hard grain morocco with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Bound by Hammond. Presented to Sir George John Armytage. Comprising The Harleian Society volume VII.

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  • ELEGANT FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Poems by C. Churchill by CHURCHILL, Charles
    CHURCHILL, Charles
    Poems by C. Churchill

    London: John Churchill and W. Flexney, 1766. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A simple yet elegant binding with gilt bands and titles. Armorial bookplate. A neat owner's name dated 1821 on the title page and the publisher and executor, John Churchill, has signed his name at the end of the work. A fine edition of the works of this celebrated satirist and poet.

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  • SUPERB FULL RED MOROCCO
    Old English Poetry. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. And Poems, Songs, and Ballads, relating to Robin Hood. by CHAUCER, Geoffrey
    CHAUCER, Geoffrey
    Old English Poetry. Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. And Poems, Songs, and Ballads, relating to Robin Hood.

    London: Griffin, 1860. Full red morocco, 9.25 inches. A sparkling mid Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and all edges gilt. With bookplate and an ink inscription on the first blank 'on leaving Eton' dated 1865. Text in double columns. A fine copy of these enchanting works.

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  • LIMITED EDITION IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Memoirs of the Private Life of Marie Antoinette. by CAMPAN, Jeane Louise Henriette
    CAMPAN, Jeane Louise Henriette
    Memoirs of the Private Life of Marie Antoinette.

    Liverpool: Henry Young, 1917. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A superbly bound set with gilt raised bands, elaborate gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edge. Limited to 505 copies. Illustrated throughout.

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  • MAGNIFICENT FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Register of St. Lawrence Jewry, London 1538-1812. by CLARKE, A.W. Hughes (transcribed and edited by)
    CLARKE, A.W. Hughes (transcribed and edited by)
    The Register of St. Lawrence Jewry, London 1538-1812.

    London: The Harleian Society, 1940 & 1941. 2 volumes, 10.5 inches tall. Magnificent full hard grain morocco with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Comprising The Harleian Society volumes LXX & LXXI.

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  • FINELY PRINTED HISTORY IN SPLENDID HALF MOROCCO
    Queen Elizabeth. by CREIGHTON, Mandell
    CREIGHTON, Mandell
    Queen Elizabeth.

    London, Paris & New York: ( Goupil ) Boussod, Valadon & Co. 1896. Half morocco, 13 inches tall . With raised bands, elegant gilt panels and top edge. Armorial bookplate. With fine colour frontispiece and full page plates throughout. A most attractive copy of this beautifully printed historical biography.

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  • MASSIVE HANDSOMELY BOUND VOLUME
    Great Masters 1400-1800. by CONWAY, Sir Martin
    CONWAY, Sir Martin
    Great Masters 1400-1800.

    London: Heinemann, 1903. Reverse calf and buckram, 20 inches tall. Gilt bands, titles and wonderful oak leaf and acorn tooled spine. The boards are also gilt tooled in a floral design with the title on a buckram panel. Some slight rubbing and marking to the edge of the upper board. All edges gilt. Fine illustrations throughout, reproduced in photogravure.

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  • SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY CLARKE
    The Lives of William Smyth Bishop of Lincoln and Sir Richard Sutton Knight, Founders of Brasen Nose College. by CHURTON, Ralph
    CHURTON, Ralph
    The Lives of William Smyth Bishop of Lincoln and Sir Richard Sutton Knight, Founders of Brasen Nose College.

    Oxford: University Press, 1800. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. An elegant, simple binding attributed, on an ancient tipped in catalogue slip, to (Charles) Clarke. Some speckling to the boards, foxing to the preliminaries and offsetting from the plates but overall a superb copy. With raised bands, the armorial devices of the great bibliophile Theodore Williams and all edges gilt. With 7 engraved plates, 2 folding and 3 folding plates of 'Pedigrees'.

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  • MAGNIFICENT FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Register of St. Dunstan in the East, London 1558-1654 & The Registers of St. Dunstan in the East, London 1653-1691. by CLARKE, A.W.Hughes & D’ELBOUX, R.H. (transcribed and edited by)
    CLARKE, A.W.Hughes & D’ELBOUX, R.H. (transcribed and edited by)
    The Register of St. Dunstan in the East, London 1558-1654 & The Registers of St. Dunstan in the East, London 1653-1691.

    London: The Harleian Society, 1939 & 1955. 2 volumes, 10.5 inches tall. Magnificent full hard grain morocco with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Comprising The Harleian Society volumes LXIX, LXXXIV & LXXXV.

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  • SUPERB EMBOSSED BINDING
    The Book of Common Prayer. (BOUND WITH) The Psalms of David. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer. (BOUND WITH) The Psalms of David.

    Rivington et al., 1828; Cambridge: Rivington et al, 1827. Full calf, 4.75 inches tall. Superbly embossed somewhat in the 'Cathedral' style. With Gilt raised bands, gilt 'Cathedral' Gothic tooling to the panels and gilt and blind tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. Lacks blanks. There are signs of usage but the binding, other than very minor signs of rubbing, is in excellent condition.

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  • DELIGHTFUL REGENCY BINDING
    The Task. by COWPER, William
    COWPER, William
    The Task.

    London: Sharpe, 1822. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A delightful binding with all the features typical of the period, wide gilt raised bands, twin labels and very ornate gilt tooling to the panels. Framing the Grecian lyre centre tool on the boards is a series of gilt and blind rolls and fillets. A delightful copy of the Task, often considered Cowper's masterpiece.

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  • 8 COLOUR ILLUSTRATED VOLUMES BOUND IN HALF MOROCCO
    The House that Jack Built; Sing a Song of Six Pence; The Mad Dog; The Babes in the Wood; John Gilpin; The Three Jovial Huntsmen; The Framer's Boy; The Queen of Hearts by CALDECOTT, Randolph
    CALDECOTT, Randolph
    The House that Jack Built; Sing a Song of Six Pence; The Mad Dog; The Babes in the Wood; John Gilpin; The Three Jovial Huntsmen; The Framer's Boy; The Queen of Hearts

    London: Routledge, c.1870. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A handsome binging with gilt raised bands, titles, ornate gilt panels and gilt top edge. An armorial bookplate. This volume contains 8 of Caldecott's picture books, all contain wonderful full page colour plates. There is some foxing, and minor stains and tears, some of which have been repaired crudely with tape. A lovely collection of these beautifully illustrated books in a fine binding.

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  • HANDSOME FULL CALF BY HAYDAY
    Lacon: or Many Things In Few Words; Addressed To Those Who Think. by COTTON, C.C.
    COTTON, C.C.
    Lacon: or Many Things In Few Words; Addressed To Those Who Think.

    London: Longmans et al, 1825. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A very handsome full calf by Hayday with gilt raised bands, triple labels and gilt tooling to the panels.

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