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Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry, and Logic, in their pursuits through London.
London: G. Virtue, 1830. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. A pristine copy in glorious full calf by Root with gilt raised bands, triple labels and wonderful gilt centre tools indicative of our heroes dissolute adventures in London, playing cards, Champagne bottles and dancers. The boards are framed within gilt corner tools and triple fillets. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Embellished with all 36 hand coloured aquatints from designs by Robert Cruikshank.More details Price: £1,950.00
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.More details Price: £1,800.00
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, 1822. Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. A splendid treecalf which has been expertly repaired (by Bayntuns of Bath) with the original spine relaid. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and top edge. With 36 hand coloured aquatints by I.R. and George Cruikshank and folding pages of songs. Some offsetting from the plates. The images illustrate the hilarious and bawdy adventures of Jerry and his companions in London.More details Price: £1,200.00
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.More details Price: £500.00
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.More details Price: £450.00
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.More details Price: £400.00
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.More details Price: £350.00
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.More details Price: £280.00
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.More details Price: £280.00
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 fascinating work describing the ailments and cures of the day.More details Price: £250.00
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.More details Price: £180.00
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.More details Price: £180.00
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.More details Price: £125.00