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  • MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT OF TRAVELS IN MAGNIFICENT FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Half Hours in Remarkable Places, At Home and Abroad. by EFFINGHAM, Henry Alexander Gordon Howard, Earl of.
    EFFINGHAM, Henry Alexander Gordon Howard, Earl of.
    Half Hours in Remarkable Places, At Home and Abroad.

    Original Manuscript, 1910 - 1912. 5 volume set, 9.25 inches tall. A unique and extraordinary item, magnificently bound in full crushed morocco by Leighton of Brewer Street. With gilt raised bands and elegant gilt panels. The upper boards have the gilt plaque of a romantic figure, probably Byron, which is framed within gilt rolls and corner tools. Gilt dentelles and top edges. The 5 volumes contain the bound notebooks of Lord Effingham's travels at home and abroad. They are embellished with over 650 photographs, pictures postcards, portraits and engraved views. The handwriting is large and readable. Having been housed in felt line boxes the volumes are in pristine condition.

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  • FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION IN A GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO BINDING
    Life in London: Or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, The Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis. by EGAN, Pierce
    EGAN, Pierce
    Life in London: Or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorn, Esq. and His Elegant Friend, Corinthian Tom, Accompanied by Bob Logic, The Oxonian, in their Rambles and Sprees Through the Metropolis.

    London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1821. Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. A glorious later full morocco binding by Riviere in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, ornate floral gilt tooling to the panels, triple gilt fillet framing the boards, wide gilt dentelles and all edges gilt. With 36 hand coloured aquatints by I.R. and George Cruikshank and 3 folding pages of songs. Some offsetting from the plates. The images illustrate the hilarious and bawdy adventures of Jerry and his companions in London. A superb volume.

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  • CELEBRATED EDITION IN GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO
    Colloquia cum Notis Selectis Variorum. Addito Indice Novo by ERASMUS (Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus)
    ERASMUS (Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus)
    Colloquia cum Notis Selectis Variorum. Addito Indice Novo

    Delft et Leiden: Beman et Samuel Luchtmans, 1729. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A glorious binding by Clarke & Bedford with gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling around a pomegranate centre tool, dentelles quadruple gilt fillet framing the boards. All edges gilt over marble. Engraved frontispiece and title page. A superb copy of these dialogues on many and various subjects, hugely influential on Christian Humanists, by the greatest scholar of the northern Renaissance. In the original Latin.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN BEAUTIFUL FULL MOROCCO
    Enchiridion. by EPICTETUS
    EPICTETUS
    Enchiridion.

    Paris: Philippi-Dionysii Pierres, 1782. Full morocco, 4.5 inches tall. A delightful 18th century binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt bands, very attractive tooling to the panels and the boards decorated with a splendid gilt roll. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A finely printed edition of the Manual of Epictetus, a short manual of Stoic advice. Printed in Paris in the original Greek.

    Enchiridion or Manual of Epictetus is a short manual of Stoic ethical advice

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  • FIRST EDITION IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO
    The English Inn Past and Present. by EBERLEIN, Harold Donaldson & RICHARDSON, A.E.
    EBERLEIN, Harold Donaldson & RICHARDSON, A.E.
    The English Inn Past and Present.

    Philadelphia & London: Lippincott, 1926. Full morocco with slipcase, 10 inches tall. A luxurious binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, twin labels, gilt tooled panels, gilt dentelles and watered silk doublures. All edges gilt. With leather trimmed and felt lined slipcase. Still the classic work on the fascinating history of English inns in extraordinary binding.

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  • RARE SET IN FINE REGENCY HALF CALF
    ENGLISH THEATRE
    ENGLISH THEATRE

    London: Hughes, (1819). 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. Most attractive set in half Regency calf with gilt bands, twin labels and delicate blind tooling to the panels. Containing 21 plays, each with separate title page and frontispiece. 38 'embellishments'. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. Pink bookseller's ticket. A rare item.

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  • SPECTACULAR FULL RED MOROCCO
    Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race. by EBBUTT, M. I.
    EBBUTT, M. I.
    Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race.

    London: George G. Harrap, 1912. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A rather spectacular full red morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt tooling to the panels and boards, dentelles and gilt top edge. With 64 full page illustrations including the colour frontispiece. A fine copy of these romantic tales of British legend.

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  • CLASSIC VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    Handbook of Painting. The Italian Schools. by EASTLAKE, Sir Charles L.
    EASTLAKE, Sir Charles L.
    Handbook of Painting. The Italian Schools.

    London: John Murray, 1855. 2 volume set, 8 inches tall. A superb Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Illustrated with over 100 line engravings.

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  • DELIGHTFUL COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF
    The Medical Pocketbook. by ELLIOT, John
    ELLIOT, John
    The Medical Pocketbook.

    London: Johnson, 1791. Full calf, 5.5 inches tall. A charming little volume bound in full calf with gilt bands, label and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Red speckled edges. A fascination work describing the ailments and cures of the day.

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  • VERY HANDSOME FULL MOROCCO BY BUMPUS
    English Verse, Old and New. by MEAD & CLIFT (editors)
    MEAD & CLIFT (editors)
    English Verse, Old and New.

    Cambridge: University Press, 1922. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A very handsome binding by Bumpus with raised bands, simple gilt and inked tooling framing the panels and boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A superb little copy of this verse anthology.

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  • ELEGANT SET
    Old Court Life In France. by ELLIOT, Frances
    ELLIOT, Frances
    Old Court Life In France.

    New York & London: Putnam's, 1893. 2 volume set, 8 inches tall. Half crushed goats skin with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. A fine set of this well illustrated classic work.

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  • Moral Tales (Comprising: No Work, No Wages; Harry Brown; The Three School Girls; Who Stole the Grapes? Working for the Prize. George Foster, the Page. To-Morrow). by EDGEWORTH, Maria & others
    EDGEWORTH, Maria & others
    Moral Tales (Comprising: No Work, No Wages; Harry Brown; The Three School Girls; Who Stole the Grapes? Working for the Prize. George Foster, the Page. To-Morrow).

    London: The Religious Tract Society, c1860. Half Spanish calf, 5.5 inches tall. A splendid little mid-Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, delicate gilt pallets and centre tools. Red edges. An educative collection of moral tales.

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