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  • VERY HANDSOME SET IN FULL CALF GILT
    The History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge; The Privileges of the University of Cambridge; Academic Unity. by DYER, George
    DYER, George
    The History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge; The Privileges of the University of Cambridge; Academic Unity.

    London: Longman et al., 1814, 1824, 1827, 1814; 1824; 1827. 4 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. Full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels, fine gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. With the armorial bookplate 'Deo Ducente' and the ticket of E. Jeanes of Exeter. Complete with all the plates each of which is foxed as are the frontispieces and title pages. Bindings are in excellent condition though speckled to some degree. The third and rare title is bound at the end of the first volume of the history.

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  • FULL SPECKLED CALF IN FINE CONDITION
    Oeuvres Dramatiques by DESTOUCHE, Philippe Nericault
    DESTOUCHE, Philippe Nericault
    Oeuvres Dramatiques

    Paris: Chez Prault pere, 1758. 10 volume set, 6 inches tall. A most attractive set in full speckled calf with gilt bands, twin labels, fine floral gilt tooling to the panels and pink edges. An early, revised and augmented, edition of this great French dramatist's works published just 4 years after his death.

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  • SUMPTUOUS FULL CALF BY BAYNTUN
    The Old Curiosity Shop. by DICKENS, Charles
    DICKENS, Charles
    The Old Curiosity Shop.

    London: Harrap, 1930. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A sumptuous full calf by Bayntun with gilt raised bands, twin labels, ornate floral gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges. With 16 colour illustrations by Rowland Wheelwright.

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  • CLASSIC WORK IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Économie Politique Des Romains. by DUREAU De La Malle
    DUREAU De La Malle
    Économie Politique Des Romains.

    Paris: Hachette, 1840. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A very good looking full calf by Leighton with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. In the original French.

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  • ONE OF 30 COPIES WITH AN ORIGINAL WATER COLOUR BY CAPY.
    Tartarin de Tarascon. by DAUDET, Alphonse.
    DAUDET, Alphonse.
    Tartarin de Tarascon.

    Collection Poivre Et Sel. Kra, Editeur, 1928. Half morocco by Thierry Simier. 8.5 inches tall. Fine binding with gilt and blind tooling and red and brown onlays. Superb hand coloured illustrations by Marcel Capy. This deluxe copy is number 12 of 30 containing an original watercolour by Capy. Pristine copy.

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  • NEAT SET IN HALF MOROCCO
    Little Dorrit. by DICKENS, Charles
    DICKENS, Charles
    Little Dorrit.

    New York: Sheldon and Company, 1863. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. A neat little set with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edge. Engraved frontispiece to each volume.

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  • NEAT SET IN HALF MOROCCO
    Dombey and Son. by DICKENS, Charles
    DICKENS, Charles
    Dombey and Son.

    New York: Sheldon and Company, 1862. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. A neat little set with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edge. Engraved frontispiece to each volume.

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  • FINE FULL CALF BY RIDGWAY
    History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, &c. by D’AUBIGNE, J.H. Merle
    D’AUBIGNE, J.H. Merle
    History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, &c.

    London: Walther, 1841-1846. 4 volumes, 9 inches tall. A tall run in full calf with the ticket of J. Ridgway Binders of Piccadilly. An elegant binding with wide gilt raised bands, twin labels and pallets. A fifth and final volume was published some years later.

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  • EXTRA ILLUSTRATED IN SPLENDID STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover. by DORAN, John
    DORAN, John
    Lives of the Queens of England of the House of Hanover.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1875. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A most attractive half straight grain morocco by Howell of Liverpool. With wide gilt raised bands, ornate centre tools and gilt top edges. Extra illustrated with 48 full page plates. With the armorial bookplates of Charles Nall-Cain, Baron Brocket of Brocket Hall.

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  • SCARCE TITLE IN CHARMING GEORGIAN HALF 'RUSSIA' CALF
    Evenings in Autumn. by DRAKE, Nathan
    DRAKE, Nathan
    Evenings in Autumn.

    London: Longman et al, 1822. 2 volume set, 7.5 inches tall. A exceptionally pretty Georgian binding in half 'Russia' calf with gilt raised bands, delicate gilt tooling to the panels and unusual marbling to the boards. A scarce title by Nathan Drake, essayist and physician in pristine condition.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN VERY FINE FULL CALF
    Characteristic Sketches of Young Gentlemen. By "Quiz", Junior. The whole interspersed with various friendly hints and useful suggestions. by DICKENS, Charles (Anonymous)
    DICKENS, Charles (Anonymous)
    Characteristic Sketches of Young Gentlemen. By "Quiz", Junior. The whole interspersed with various friendly hints and useful suggestions.

    London: William Kidd, 1838. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. An exquisite full calf binding with a sing red label, twin gilt raised bands and delicate gilt tooling to the head and tail panels. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Slightly rubbed. Superb copy of this very scarce edition.

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  • SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Tribute to Walter De La Mare on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday by DE LA MARE
    DE LA MARE
    Tribute to Walter De La Mare on his Seventy-Fifth Birthday

    London: Faber & Faber, 1948. Full crushed morocco, 8.75 inches tall. Very finely bound at the Minstead Bindery. With gilt title and floral pattern with birds and green onlays, dentelles and all edges gilt. With gilt tooled sleeve and elaborate felt lined slip case with wooden head and tail. Colour frontispiece. All in pristine condition. An owners incription at the rear with his communication with Faber and Faber tipped in.

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  • AN ELEGANT SET IN HALF MOROCCO BY BAYNTUN
    Memoirs of the Duchess D’Abrantes, (Madame Juno) by D’ABRANTES, Duchess (JUNOT, Madame)
    D’ABRANTES, Duchess (JUNOT, Madame)
    Memoirs of the Duchess D’Abrantes, (Madame Juno)

    London: Colburn and Bentley, 1831. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A fine binding with gilt raised bands, titles, elegant panels and gilt top edge. Portraits, th eportrait in volume 1 has been laid down.

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  • GREAT NOVEL IN CLASSIC TREE CALF
    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. by DICKENS, Charles
    DICKENS, Charles
    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A classic 'prize' tree calf binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt floral tooling to the panels. With a gilt roll framing a prize stamp and the tree calf boards. A prize bookplate. Full page illustrations by Phiz.

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  • DELIGHTFUL SET IN REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN CALF
    Essays. by DRAKE, Nathan
    DRAKE, Nathan
    Essays.

    London: Suttaby et al, 814. 3 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A splendid little Regency full straight grain calf with gilt raised bands, dense gilt tooling to the panels and all edges gilt. The boards are framed within gilt and blind fillets and rolls. A delightful set of the essays of this celebrated English essayist and physician.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN HANDSOME FULL GOATSKIN
    The Borgias by DUMAS, Alexandre
    DUMAS, Alexandre
    The Borgias

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome binding in terracotta goatskin by Hatchards with raised bands simple gilt tooled panels and boards and wide dentelles. All edges gilt. Some scuffing and a tiny loss of leather on the upper fore edge. A classic title, finely printed on handmade paper in a most attractive binding.

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  • SCARCE (COMPLETE?) RUN IN HALF MOROCCO
    L’Amour Dans tous les temps, chez tous les peuples. by DES GRIEUX
    DES GRIEUX
    L’Amour Dans tous les temps, chez tous les peuples.

    Paris: Simon, 1888-. 12 volumes bound in 4, 7.25 inches tall. A handsome run of the first 12 volumes of this periodical. Bound in half morocco with gilt raised bands and gilt titles and pallets. There is a booksellers ticket in Cyrillic from Narva in Estonia. All 12 covers are bound in. Illustrated throughout. The binding is scuffed and rubbed but perfectly solid. An amusing and highly educational run, possibly complete set, of this very scarce title.

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  • HANDSOME SET OF THIS SCARCE WORK IN FINE HALF CALF
    Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons. by DUNCAN, Henry
    DUNCAN, Henry
    Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons.

    Edinburgh: Oliphant, 1838. 4 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A scarce work finely bound with gilt raised bands and extra gilt floral panels. The Bookplate of the Hayhurst Collection. A neat ink inscription on the first blank dated 1839. Each volume is embellished with an engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • MOST ATTRACTIVE EARLY VICTORIAN HALF CALF
    History of the Great Reformation. by D'AUBIGNÉ, J.H. Merle
    D'AUBIGNÉ, J.H. Merle
    History of the Great Reformation.

    London: Walther, 1840. 2 volumes, 8.5 inches tall. A very good looking early Victorian half calf with gilt raised bands and extra gilt panels. A further 3 volumes of this classic history were published after this date.

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  • FINE COLLECTION IN LATER VICTORIAN HALF MOROCCO
    Plays. (Consisting: The Indian Emperor; The Wild Gallant; The State of Innocence; Aureng-Zebe; The Indian Queen; Oedipus; All for Love). by DRYDEN, John
    DRYDEN, John
    Plays. (Consisting: The Indian Emperor; The Wild Gallant; The State of Innocence; Aureng-Zebe; The Indian Queen; Oedipus; All for Love).

    London: Tonson & Tonson and Draper, 1735-1752. Half morocco, 6.75 inches tall. A very neat later mid-Victorian binding with raised bands and gilt and blind pallets. Yellow edges. With the ink inscription, 'James Hall 1756' on the first title page.

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