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The Poetical Works. (Bound together with) PHILIPS, John
London: Sharpe, 1813 & 1807. 4 volumes bound in 2, 5.25 inches tall. The Poetical Works of Dryden, complete in 3 volumes with The Poetical Works of Philips being the 4th volume. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers on the spine. 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 all 4 volumes. An exquisite little set.More details Price: £160.00
Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions
London: Printed for the author, 1825. A stunning binding from the library of Lord Eldon, Lord Chancellor and in a uniform binding with our Soames History of the Reformation in our stock. Full straight grain morocco, 8.5 inches tall. With very wide raised gilt bands, superb extra gilt panels and tooling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. As is usual with this colour some blotching has occured over the years. On the title page volume 2 is stated and neatly crossed out and we are under the impression that this is the only volume published, as it contains a list of subscribers.
Royal English Bookbindings.
London: Seeley, 1896. Buckram and calf, 10 1/2 inches tall. A splendid binding by Fazakerley in a heavy olive buckram and calf title strip to the spine. The original wraps, from 'The Portfolio' bound in. With 36 full page plates including 9 chromolithographs. With the bookplate of the celebrated collector, Robert J. Hayhurst.
Fables from Boccacio (Boccaccio) and Chaucer: by John Dryden.
London: The Stanhope Press, 1813. Full red embossed leather. 5.25 inches tall. Black label and all edges gilt. The leather had been embossed with a heavy diagonal grain. 2 volumes bound in 1, complete. 2 finely engraved frontispieces.
A Loose Rein
London: Bradbury, 1887. Half crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, titles, 'hunting' centre tools and top edge. With coloured plates by G. Bowers throughout. Some foxing. Otherwise a handsome copy.More details Price: £125.00
Memoires D’Elisabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse-D’Orleans
Bruxelles: Cautaerts, 1827. 2 volume set, 6 inches tall. Half calf with wide raised bands, twin labels and attractive gilt tooled panels. In excellent condition with an armorial bookplate. A fascinating work, rarely found.More details Price: £120.00
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.More details Price: £120.00
L’Arlésienne. Pièce en cinq tableaux.
Paris: Dentu, 1892. Half calf, 5.25 inches tall. Charming little volume bound by Fazakerley with gilt raised bands, label and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Vignettes and full page illustrations.More details Price: £100.00
The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul.
London: James Nisbet, 1825. Full calf, 4.25 inches tall. A simple binding with gilt bands and label.More details Price: £100.00