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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.More details Price: £200.00
Paris: [De Fain] for Ladvocat, 1825. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Quarter calf with twin labels and gilt centre tools. Some fading and rubbing to the boards.Second edition (issued in the same year as first). In Edouard Duras turns her attention from issues of race to the inequalities of class, exploring the love affair of a duchess and a commoneMore details Price: £200.00
London: Cassell, 1896. Full calf, 9 inches tall. A 'prize' binding with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and the school name and device blocked in gilt on the upper board. Prize bookplate on paste-down endpaper and a neat ink inscription on the first blank. Some scratching and marking on the boards. Adorned with 120 original illustrations by Walter Paget. An impressive copy of this classic tale.More details Price: £180.00
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.
The Sport of our Ancestors. (Fox Hunting)
London: Constable, 1921. Half crushed morocco, 10 inches tall. With wide gilt raised bands, simple but handsome panels containing images of fox hunting and gilt top edge. With a slight dark stain on the shoulder of the upper board, not visible on the shelf. Illustrated by G. D. Armour. With many full page plates, some in colour. A splendid collection of prose and verse setting forth the sport of fox-hunting in the days of our ancestors.
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