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  • MAGNIFICENT SET IN FULL CALF BY CLARKE
    An Exposition of the Parables by GRESWELL, Edward
    GRESWELL, Edward
    An Exposition of the Parables

    Oxford: Rivington, 1834. 6 volume set, 9 inches tall. A magnificent full calf binding by one of the great London binders of the period J. Clarke. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, ornate gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges. With the armorial bookplate of Henry Collins.

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  • ELEGANT SET IN FULL CLASSIC CALF
    The Works of Robert Sanderson by SANDERSON, Robert
    SANDERSON, Robert
    The Works of Robert Sanderson

    Oxford: The University Press, 1854. 6 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A classic full calf set bound in the middle of the 19th century. With gilt raised bands, superb extra gilt panels, twin labels and the gilt embossed blocks of the Hulme Bequest on all the boards. This Works of Robert Sanderson was collected by William Jacobson and is the definitive work of this important English theologian. A lovely set.

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  • MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO
    Report of The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; And the anniversary sermon preached in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. by HUGH, Lord Bishop of Carlisle
    HUGH, Lord Bishop of Carlisle
    Report of The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; And the anniversary sermon preached in the Cathedral Church of St. Paul.

    London: Rivington, 1832. Full morocco, 8.25 inches tall. Full morocco with wide raised gilt bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and a remarkable wide gilt roll to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges gilt.

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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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  • AN EXCEPTIONALLY HANDSOME BINDING IN FULL CALF
    The Popes of Rome. by RANKE, Leopold ( Translated into English by AUSTIN, Sarah )
    RANKE, Leopold ( Translated into English by AUSTIN, Sarah )
    The Popes of Rome.

    London: John Murray, 1847. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An exceptionally handsome classic mid 19th century full calf binding. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, very finely gilt tooled panels and all edges gilt. An embossed prize block on the upper boards and a prize plate on the paste down endpaper dated 1850. A pristine set of this famous history.

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  • DELIGHTFUL SET IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    PAROISSIEN ROMAIN. Tres Complet.
    PAROISSIEN ROMAIN. Tres Complet.

    Tours: Maison Alfred Mame et fils, c.1900. 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. A delightful little set in full crushed morocco with gilt bands, gilt tooling to the panels, twin labels, charming gilt rolls and swags framing the boards. Watered silk endpapers and all edges gilt. With no inscriptions, a pristine set of these devotional works with their original box.

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  • HANDSOME EDITION IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    Pilgrim’s Progress. by BUNYAN, John
    BUNYAN, John
    Pilgrim’s Progress.

    London: George Virtue, 1847. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A delightful binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Embellished with full page engravings and many woodcuts within the text. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. Some foxing, in particular on the title page.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Lives and Characters, Deaths, Burials and Epitaphs, Work of Piety, Charity and other Munificent Benefactions of all the Protestant Bishops of the Church of England since the Reformation. As settled by Queen Elizabeth Anno Dom. 1559. by LE NEVE, John.
    LE NEVE, John.
    The Lives and Characters, Deaths, Burials and Epitaphs, Work of Piety, Charity and other Munificent Benefactions of all the Protestant Bishops of the Church of England since the Reformation. As settled by Queen Elizabeth Anno Dom. 1559.

    London: Printed by W. Bowyer for William and John Innys, 1720. 8vo (9.25" tall). Full straight grain aubergine morocco. Wide gilt raised bands, gilt lettering to panels. Double gilt rule with small corner tools framing boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Wide margins and lovely woodcut head- and tail-pieces. All published. A superb copy.

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  • HANDSOME SET IN FULL DICED CALF
    Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern. by MOSHEIM, John Lawrence Von
    MOSHEIM, John Lawrence Von
    Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern.

    London: Longmans et. al., 1845. 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome set of this classic work in full diced calf. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. A small neat owners inscription on the title page. Translated by James Murdock and with additions by Henry Soames.

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  • TALL COPY IN SPLENDID 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    A Commentary on The Book of Psalms. by HORNE, George
    HORNE, George
    A Commentary on The Book of Psalms.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1776. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. Splendid full 18th century speckled calf with raised bands, gilt pallets and label. Some scuffing to the boards. A slip 'To Lieut General Melvill at John Balfour's Esq in the Advocate's Close Edinb.' is enclosed. This would appear to refer to General Robert Melvill, inventor of the carronade and Governor of Guadeloupe. A superb set of Bishop Horne's most celebrated work. From the library of the Farquharson family at Invercauld Castle.

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  • FINELY PRINTED WORK ON HANDMADE PAPER IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Of The Imitation of Christ. by A KEMPIS, Thomas
    A KEMPIS, Thomas
    Of The Imitation of Christ.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1902. Full morocco, 6.25 inches. with raised bands and simple gilt and blind tooling in the manner of Cobden-Sanderson. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. An unusual printing which, to suit Anglican Protestant sensibilities, omits the fourth book which deals with the Roman catholic Mass. A delightfully bound copy.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Abbrege De L’Histoire de L’Ancien Testament, Ou L’on A Conserve,.. by HISTOIRE
    HISTOIRE
    Abbrege De L’Histoire de L’Ancien Testament, Ou L’on A Conserve,..

    Paris: Chez Jean Desaint, 1735. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. A superb full calf set with gilt raised bands, triple morocco labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Woodcut ornaments. The bottom panel is lettered Vienne D'Antign, perhaps from the Chateau at D'Antigny. With the bookplate of the Chateau de Cirey in each volume.

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  • SECOND, REVISED EDITION IN SUPERB FULL TREE CALF
    Sermons. by SMITH, Sydney
    SMITH, Sydney
    Sermons.

    London: Longman, 1801. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little set with gilt bands and exquisite gilt tooling, typical of the very beginning of the 19th century. Blue speckled edges. A scarce early edition of the Sermons of this famous English wit, writer and Anglican.

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  • RARE PROVINCIAL IMPRINT IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    The Companion for the Altar. by (WICKSTEED, Edward)
    (WICKSTEED, Edward)
    The Companion for the Altar.

    Manchester: M. Bancks, 1815. Full straight grain morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume with gilt bands and centre tools on the spine and gilt 'Cambridge' panels framing the straight grained boards. All edges gilt. One leaf has a small repaired tear without loss. A very pretty copy of this rare provincial imprint.

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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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  • GERMAN DEVOTIONAL WORK IN SUPERB STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Laienbrevier. by BREVIARY
    BREVIARY
    Laienbrevier.

    Berlin: Verlag von Veit und Comp, 1834-1835. Full morocco, 7 inches tall. A beautiful little devotional work in straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels, dentelles and all edges. The boards are framed with gilt and blind rolls and corner tooling. Watered silk endpapers. A neat ink inscription dated 1836 and a blind armorial stamp are found on the first blank. This Breviary of the Laity is used in Western Christianity for praying the canonical hours.

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  • HANDSOME SET IN FULL CALF FROM THE LIBRARY OF LORD ELDEN
    Sermons by TURNOUR, The Hon. and Rev. E. J.
    TURNOUR, The Hon. and Rev. E. J.
    Sermons

    London: Longman, 1816 and 1820. 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Elegant full calf Regency binding with wide gilt raised bands, twin labels and blind and gilt tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. With the bookplate and signiture of Lord Elden. Slight fading to the spines and very minor worming to some joints but still a firm and handsome set.

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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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  • FAMOUS BIOGRAPHY IN CLASSIC FULL CALF
    The Life and Pontificate of Leo The Tenth by ROSCOE, William
    ROSCOE, William
    The Life and Pontificate of Leo The Tenth

    London: Bohn, 1846. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A classic mid-Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine extra gilt tooled panels. Illustrated throughout. A particularly nice copy of this revised edition.

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  • A HANDSOME SET IN FULL MOTTLED CALF
    Panegyriques et Autres Sermons by FLECHIER, Esprit
    FLECHIER, Esprit
    Panegyriques et Autres Sermons

    Paris: Anisson, 1700. 2 volume set, 6.25 inches tall. Full mottled calf with gilt bands, twin labels and gilt panels. Pink edges. 'Doctor Doctus' is written by hand on the title page. A particularly handsome clean copy of this work.

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