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  • SCARCE TITLE IN WONDERFUL FULL MOROCCO
    Five Old Plays, Forming a Supplement to the Collections of Dodsley and Others. by COLLIER, J. Payne (Editor)
    COLLIER, J. Payne (Editor)
    Five Old Plays, Forming a Supplement to the Collections of Dodsley and Others.

    London: William Pickering, 1833. Full morocco, 7.5 inches tall. A wonderful binding, almost certainly by Charles Lewis with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. This volume, contains 'The Misfortunes of Arthur'; 'Downfall of Robert Earl of Huntingdon'; 'Death of Robert Earl of Huntingdon'; 'Woman is a Weathercock'; & 'Amends for Ladies'. It represents the Supplementary, XIIIth volume, of the set of 'Dodsley's Old Plays'.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL CALF
    Origin and History of Playing Cards by CHATTO, William Andrew
    CHATTO, William Andrew
    Origin and History of Playing Cards

    London: John Russell Smith, 1848. Full calf, 9 inches tall. A very handsome copy with gilt raised bands, twin labels and elaborate gilt tooling to the panels. With fine full page illustrations, several in colour.

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  • MAGNIFICENT FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Register of St. Clement, Eastcheap and St. Martin Orgar. 1539-1839. by CLARKE, A.W. Hughes (transcribed and edited by)
    CLARKE, A.W. Hughes (transcribed and edited by)
    The Register of St. Clement, Eastcheap and St. Martin Orgar. 1539-1839.

    London: The Harleian Society, 1937. Full morocco, 10.5 inches tall. Magnificent full hard grain morocco with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Comprising The Harleian Society volume LXVII.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN HALF MOROCCO BY SANGORSKI AND SUTCLIFFE
    The Complete Collection of Randolph Caldecott’s Contributions to the ‘Graphic’ by CALDECOTT, Randolph
    CALDECOTT, Randolph
    The Complete Collection of Randolph Caldecott’s Contributions to the ‘Graphic’

    London: Routledge, 1888. Half crushed morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, 15 inches tall. Magnificent tall copy of this beautifully illustrated work, mostly in full colour. There are some expert repairs to some well worn leaves and some creasing and minor loss but overall a charming copy.

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  • CHARMING HISTORICAL NOVEL IN FULL VELUM
    Mathilde ou Mémoires tirés de l’Histoire des Croisades. by COTTIN, Mme.
    COTTIN, Mme.
    Mathilde ou Mémoires tirés de l’Histoire des Croisades.

    Paris: Chez Corbet, 1820. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full vellum with twin labels and dense gilt tooling to the spine. Engraved frontispieces to each volume. Neat owner's inscription on half title.

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  • SCARCE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Secrets of Women being the second part of ‘The Old Man Young Again’ which Treats of Carnal Intercourse Between the Two Sexes by CARRINGTON, Charles
    CARRINGTON, Charles
    The Secrets of Women being the second part of ‘The Old Man Young Again’ which Treats of Carnal Intercourse Between the Two Sexes

    Paris: Charles Carrington, 899. Half morocco, 9.5 inches tall. A handsome, though simple binding with raised bands between blind pallets and gilt title. limited to 500 copies on Dutch paper. With the stamp of Bostonian collector Charles S. Dixwell on the reverse of the front free endpaper. A fine copy of a most informative volume.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Aids to Reflection. by COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor
    COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor
    Aids to Reflection.

    London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825. Full crushed morocco, 7 inches tall. A later full crushed morocco binding by Chilcott with gilt raised bands, gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. The spines are faded but still bright. A very clean example of the first edition.

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  • UNUSUAL FULL MOROCCO BINDING WITH INK TOOLING
    The Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer.

    London: John Reeves, c.1835. Full morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A superb and very usual little binding with raised bands elaborately tooled panels and board in ink, a most uncommon style in the 1830's. All edges gilt. Slight foxing to the preliminaries, a lengthy ink inscription on the second blank and the name 'Mary Wheatley' on the half title.

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  • SINGLE VOLUME EDITION IN VERY FINE FULL VICTORIAN CALF
    The Life and Poetical Works of The Rev. George Crabbe. by CRABBE, George
    CRABBE, George
    The Life and Poetical Works of The Rev. George Crabbe.

    London: John Murray, 1847. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. A superb Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, red label and very fine extra gilt panels. Dentelles and all edges gilt.Foxed frontispiece and title page followed by a very clean double column text. Crabbe was hugely popular in his day and an influence on Byron, Austen and Wordsworth. Benjamin Britten's opera Peter Grimes is based on his great poem The Borough.

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  • SUPERB TREE CALF CONTINENTAL DICTIONARY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
    Dictionnaire portative et de prononciation, Espagnol-Francais et Francais-Espagnol, a l’usage des deux nations… by CORMON, J. L. Barthelemi.
    CORMON, J. L. Barthelemi.
    Dictionnaire portative et de prononciation, Espagnol-Francais et Francais-Espagnol, a l’usage des deux nations…

    Lyon: B. Cormon et Blanc, Reymann, An VIII, 1800. 2 vols., 8vo (8.25 x 5.25 inches). Superb contemporary full tree calf, twin red and green labels, very pretty tooling to spine and framing boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Slightly rubbed. Signed by the author in black ink to verso of half-title. An excellent binding.

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  • SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    The Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer.

    Oxford: University Press, 1837. Full hard grain morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A most attractively bound copy from the beginning of the Victorian era with raised bands and delightful gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A neat owners inscription dated 1839 on the first blank.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE VOLUME IN FULL LILAC CALF
    The Minor Poems of William Cowper. by COWPER, William
    COWPER, William
    The Minor Poems of William Cowper.

    London: Sharpe, 1818. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A delightful little volume with wide gilt raised bands, twin labels, very elegantly tooled panels and wide gilt rolls and blind fillets framing the lilac boards. Altogether a charming Georgian binding. Embellished with fine Westall engravings.

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  • A MOST UNUSUAL FULL CALF EMBOSSED BINDING
    Poetical Works. by CAMPBELL, Thomas
    CAMPBELL, Thomas
    Poetical Works.

    Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1837. Full calf, 5.5 inches tall. A modest but most unusual binding with blind stamped designs on both boards of a man in ancient attire playing a harp in a country glade. The spine has raised gilt bands, label and gilt framed panels. Bookplate. Portrait. slight stain confined to the top of the engraved portrait. A charming curiosity.

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  • FINE COPY IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Jewellery by CLIFFORD SMITH, H.
    CLIFFORD SMITH, H.
    Jewellery

    London: Methuen, 1908. Half morocco, 10 inches tall. A handsome binding with raised bands, gilt title, pallets and top edge. With 54 full page plates and many vignettes. A fine copy of the 1st edition.

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  • STRIKING HALF MOROCCO BY BAYNTUN
    Louis Napoleon and the Genesis of the Second Empire. by CHEETHAM, F.H.
    CHEETHAM, F.H.
    Louis Napoleon and the Genesis of the Second Empire.

    London: Bodley Head, 1909. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A striking binding by Bayntun with gilt raised bands, fine gilt centre tools and all edges. Illustrated throughout.

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  • HANDSOMELY BOUND SET OF THIS FASCINATING WORK.
    The Book of Days. A Miscellany of popular Antiquities In Association With The Calendar. by CHAMBERS, R.
    CHAMBERS, R.
    The Book of Days. A Miscellany of popular Antiquities In Association With The Calendar.

    London & Edinburgh: Chambers, c.1870. 2 volume set, 10.5 inches tall. Half red crushed morocco with gilt raised bands and gilt panels.

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  • Atala; Indian Cottage; Idyls; and First Navigator. by CHATEAUBRIANT, M. De (François-René de Chateaubriand), SAINT-PIERRE, J.H.B., GESSNER, Solomon
    CHATEAUBRIANT, M. De (François-René de Chateaubriand), SAINT-PIERRE, J.H.B., GESSNER, Solomon
    Atala; Indian Cottage; Idyls; and First Navigator.

    London: Rivington et al, 1817. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A delightful little binding with gilt raised bands, delicate gilt floral tooling to the panels and a gilt roll framing the boards. Engraved frontispiece and title page to Atala. some small abrasions to the lower board. Three popular exotic tales in a neat Regency binding.

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  • Novelas Ejemplares by CERVANTES, Miguel de
    CERVANTES, Miguel de
    Novelas Ejemplares

    Paris, aris: La Libreria Europea de Baudry. 1838. Half calf, 8.5 inches tall. An elegantly tooled spine with wide gilt raised bands, label and blind tooled panels. Bookplate of Robert Saitschick. Blank and half title removed. Light foxing. A scarce title, in the original Spanish, from Baudry's European Library.

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  • 4 TITLES IN FINE FULL CALF
    The Poetical Works. by COLLINS, William; GRAY, Thomas; GOLDSMITH, Oliver; JOHNSON, Samuel.
    COLLINS, William; GRAY, Thomas; GOLDSMITH, Oliver; JOHNSON, Samuel.
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Suttaby, 1821; Suttaby, 1821; Suttaby, 1826; Suttaby, 1820. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A delightful little Georgian binding with gilt raised bands, gilt tooled panels and boards. Each title is separately paginated and has its own frontispiece.

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  • FINE FULL DECORATED VELLUM
    D. H. Lawrence And The Body Mystical. by CARTER, Frederick (Lawrence)
    CARTER, Frederick (Lawrence)
    D. H. Lawrence And The Body Mystical.

    London: Dennis Archer, 1932. Full orange vellum, 10 inches tall. With fine decoration in gilt and black. From a limited edition of only 75 numbered copies, this is copy number 9, containing a signed artist's proof. Very slight cockling, a small neat owner's inscription on the free end paper. Otherwise an excellent copy.

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