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  • POPE'S HOMER IN NEAT VICTORIAN HALF CALF
    The Odyssey of Homer. by POPE, Alexander
    POPE, Alexander
    The Odyssey of Homer.

    London: Rivington et al, 1818. Half calf, 5.25 inches tall. A neat little Victorian binding with raised bands, twin labels and gilt pallets. Pink speckled edges. Engraved title page and frontispiece. A charming little edition of this great 18th century translation of Homer into English by Alexander Pope.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE EDITION IN GEORGIAN FULL BLUE CALF
    Metamorphoses. (In English). by OVID (Publius Ovidius Naso)
    OVID (Publius Ovidius Naso)
    Metamorphoses. (In English).

    London: J.Johnson et al, 1807. Full calf, 5 inches tall. Most attractive full navy blue calf with gilt bands, red label and gilt tooled panels. Engraved title page and frontispiece. Dating from the age of Augustus, Ovid's Metamorphoses remains one of the most important sources of classical mythology.

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  • NEAT EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WORK
    Instiitutio Oratoria. (Institutionum Oratoriarum) by QUINTILIAN, Marcus Fabius. (QUINTILIANI)
    QUINTILIAN, Marcus Fabius. (QUINTILIANI)
    Instiitutio Oratoria. (Institutionum Oratoriarum)

    aris, Levacher, 1809. 2 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. Full roan with twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the spines with particularly handsome cartouches for the volume numbers and bow and arrows and quiver in the panels. Old neat inscription on the pastedown endpaper, the blank and on the title page. The corners are scuffed and bumped and the labels are creased but no splitting and overall a pretty set.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Satires. (DRYDEN, John, translated into English by). by JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
    JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
    The Satires. (DRYDEN, John, translated into English by).

    London: Suttaby, 1812. Full morocco, 2 volumes bound in 1, complete, 5.25 inches tall. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume number on the spine. In a beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. 2 engraved plates. An exquisite little volume.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Fables from Boccacio (Boccaccio) and Chaucer by DRYDEN, John.
    DRYDEN, John.
    Fables from Boccacio (Boccaccio) and Chaucer

    London: Suttaby, 1813. Full morocco, 2 volumes bound in 1, complete, 5.25 inches tall. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume number on the spine. In a beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces to both volumes. An exquisite little volume.

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