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  • HALF CALF FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Edouard by DURAS, Claire de Durfort, Duchesse de
    DURAS, Claire de Durfort, Duchesse de
    Edouard

    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 commone

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  • WELL ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN FULL PRIZE CALF
    Robinson Crusoe. by DEFOE, Daniel
    DEFOE, Daniel
    Robinson Crusoe.

    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.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works. (Bound together with) PHILIPS, John by DRYDEN, John
    DRYDEN, John
    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.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions by DENHAM, John Edmund
    DENHAM, John Edmund
    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.

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  • LOVELY COPY IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Sport of our Ancestors. (Fox Hunting) by DE BROKE, Lord Willoughby
    DE BROKE, Lord Willoughby
    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.

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  • FINE TINY EDITION IN AN EXTRAORDINARY BINDING.
    Fables from Boccacio (Boccaccio) and Chaucer: by John Dryden. by BOCCACIO, CHAUCER, DRYDEN, John.
    BOCCACIO, CHAUCER, DRYDEN, John.
    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.

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  • CHRISTMAS BOOK IN FULL VELLUM GILT
    The Cricket on The Hearth. by DICKENS, Charles
    DICKENS, Charles
    The Cricket on The Hearth.

    London: Dent, 1905. Full vellum gilt, 7.25 inches tall. Dense gilt tooling on the spine and upper board on this classic Christmas story. 8 colour plates and 9 vignettes.

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  • RARE TITLE IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    A Loose Rein by D’AVIGDOR, Elim Henry (WANDERER)
    D’AVIGDOR, Elim Henry (WANDERER)
    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.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE HALF CALF SET OF THIS RARE TITLE
    Memoires D’Elisabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse-D’Orleans by D’ ORLEANS, Elisabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse
    D’ ORLEANS, Elisabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse
    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.

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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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  • ELEGANT HALF CALF
    L’Arlésienne. Pièce en cinq tableaux. by DAUDET, Alphonse
    DAUDET, Alphonse
    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.

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  • PRETTY LITTLE GEORGIAN FULL CALF
    The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul. by DODDRIDGE, Philip
    DODDRIDGE, Philip
    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.

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