Extra-Illustrated

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  • SUPERB EXTRA-ILLUSTRATIONS IN GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO BY DAVID
    Fanny Burney and her Friends. (Select Passages From Her Diary and Other Writings). by BURNEY, Frances. SEELEY, L. B. (Editor).
    BURNEY, Frances. SEELEY, L. B. (Editor).
    Fanny Burney and her Friends. (Select Passages From Her Diary and Other Writings).

    London: Seeley and Co., 1889. 2 volume set, 10 1/2 inches tall. A glorious full morocco binding by S.David in pristine condition with gilt raised bands and flamboyant and luxurious gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Equally sumptuous tooling to the blue crushed morocco doublures and all edges gilt. This set has been embellished with around 200 extra-illustrations, many being very fine and rare images, making a single volume work a 2 volume set. This set is number 126 of a large paper limited edition of 150 copies. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Frances Burney, known as Fanny Burney and then, at the age of 41, Madame d'Arblay, having married the French…

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    London: Seeley and Co., 1889. 2 volume set, 10 1/2 inches tall. A glorious full morocco binding by S.David in pristine condition with gilt raised bands and flamboyant and luxurious gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Equally sumptuous tooling to the blue crushed morocco doublures and all edges gilt. This set has been embellished with around 200 extra-illustrations, many being very fine and rare images, making a single volume work a 2 volume set. This set is number 126 of a large paper limited edition of 150 copies. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Frances Burney, known as Fanny Burney and then, at the age of 41, Madame d'Arblay, having married the French exile General Alexandre d'Arblay. She was the daughter of Charles Burney, English music historian, composer and musician. Frances Burney was a great English satirical novelist and diarist. She wrote her most celebrated novel, 'Evelina' in 1778 which she followed with 'Cecilia', 'Camilla' and 'The Wanderer'. Between the years 1786–1790 she was 'Keeper of the Robes' to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, George III's queen. A wonderful set.

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  • UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED SET IN FULL MOROCCO WITH SPLENDID CHARACTER INLAYS
    London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places. by JESSE, John Heneage
    JESSE, John Heneage
    London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1871. 3 volume set bound in 6, 8 inches tall. A spectacular set in full morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt and blind inked tooling to the panels. Wonderful crushed morocco 'Kelliegram' style inlays of characters from Francis Wheatley's 'The Cries of London' inlaid on all 6 upper boards by Bayntun of Bath, these are framed within a series of gilt and blind tooled boarders. Gilt dentelles and all edges. This set has been doubled in size by the inclusion of 470 engraved views and portraits, many hand-coloured. There is some uniform fading to the spines which are still bright and most attractive and very occasional foxing to a few plates, otherwise pristine. A sumptuous and unique set.

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  • STUNNING EXTRA ILLUSTRATED SET IN CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Oeuvres de Salomon Gessner by GESSNER, Salomon
    GESSNER, Salomon
    Oeuvres de Salomon Gessner

    Paris: L’auteur des Estampes, 1786-1793. 3 volume set, 12 inches tall. An old tipped in catalogue entry attributes this magnificent binding to Charles Lewis. With wide gilt raised bands, delicate and ornate gilt tooling to the panels, twin labels, dentelles and all edges gilt. Complete with 3 engraved title pages, portrait and 73 engraved plates after Le Barbier. There are an extra 18 stipple engraved plates and 70 highly decorative vignettes. Some speckling and scuffing to the boards. A super copy of this beautiful 18th century deluxe edition.

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  • UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED SET WITH LINEN BACKED MAPS IN QUARTO ATLAS VOLUME
    The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent. by HASTED, Edward
    HASTED, Edward
    The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent.

    Canterbury: Printed by W. Bristow, on the Parade, 1797-1801. 13 volume set, the text being in 12 volumes, 8 1/4 inches tall, the atlas volume being 11 1/2 inches tall. The Second, Improved and Corrected edition. A unique set complete with an atlas volume containing the 35 folding Kent maps from the text all lined backed and extra-illustrated with 8 celebrated Kent maps, all paper backed, dating back as far as 1605. The text volumes contain the 32 engraved plates and 49 engraved vignettes called for. The superb bindings are later speckled half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt fillets. Yellow edges. The paste down endpaper of the first volume has a pencil inscription: 'from Chislett…

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    Canterbury: Printed by W. Bristow, on the Parade, 1797-1801. 13 volume set, the text being in 12 volumes, 8 1/4 inches tall, the atlas volume being 11 1/2 inches tall. The Second, Improved and Corrected edition. A unique set complete with an atlas volume containing the 35 folding Kent maps from the text all lined backed and extra-illustrated with 8 celebrated Kent maps, all paper backed, dating back as far as 1605. The text volumes contain the 32 engraved plates and 49 engraved vignettes called for. The superb bindings are later speckled half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt fillets. Yellow edges. The paste down endpaper of the first volume has a pencil inscription: 'from Chislett Park 1883 Maps bound separately in Quarto' and, in ink , a previous owners name and address dating to 1921. Rubbing and minor splitting, especially to the atlas volume, but still a firm, solid and very attractive set of this great history of Kent.

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  • EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN WONDERFUL FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY RIVIERE
    The Life of George Cruikshank. by JERROLD, Blanchard
    JERROLD, Blanchard
    The Life of George Cruikshank.

    London: Chatto and Windus, 1882. 2 volume set, 7 1/2 inches tall. A wonderful full crushed morocco binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and with triple gilt fillets framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and top edges. With the armorial bookplates of W.H. Lever of Thornton Manor, Sir W. Hesketh Lever, Bart. and Baron, Lord Leverhulme of Bolton-Le Moors, all one and the same and the founder of 'Port Sunlight'. This beautiful set has an extra 89 plates, 34 hand-coloured, bound in, some particularly interesting ones, including Mr. Kean as Richard and as Count Bertram and 2 box tickets for His Majesty's Theatre. A unique set in pristine condition.

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  • A FINE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED SET IN GLORIOUS FULL MOROCCO
    Chatterton's Works. From the Crown Edition of The Poets of Great Britain. Comprising: The Life of Chatterton; Poems; Political Letters; Rowley's Poems. by CHATTERTON, Thomas
    CHATTERTON, Thomas
    Chatterton's Works. From the Crown Edition of The Poets of Great Britain. Comprising: The Life of Chatterton; Poems; Political Letters; Rowley's Poems.

    London and New York: Chiswick Press, Charles Whittingham and Co., c.1900. 2 volumes, 6 3/4 inches tall. A glorious full morocco binding almost certainly by by The Harcourt Bindery of Boston with gilt raised bands and remarkable floral gilt tooling and onlays to the panels and boards. Wide gilt dentelles frame exquisite green crushed morocco doublures featuring a red rose. Watered silk free endpapers. All edges gilt. These two volumes, containing the works of Thomas Chatterton, were part of a deluxe set, the Crown Edition, of 'The Poets of Great Britain' originally published in 72 volumes. This extra-illustrated set in this splendid binding is believed to be number 1 of 10 such sets. Fine sets of Chatterton's Poetical Works are scarce.

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  • UNIQUE COPY WITH 20 WATERCOLOURS BY LAURO BOUND BY RENÉ KIEFFER
    Servitude et Grandeur Militaires. by VIGNY, Alfred de
    VIGNY, Alfred de
    Servitude et Grandeur Militaires.

    Paris: Éditions de Cluny, 1948. Full morocco, 7 inches tall. A Superb full straight grain morocco binding with the ticket of René Kieffer Reliures d'Art. The smooth spine has a a gilt olive branch devise above and below title cartouche. On both boards there is a gilt embossed design incorporating a helmet and foliage. This unique copy is embellished with 20 original watercolours by Maurice Lauro illustrating scenes in the book. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Original wrappers bound in. In the original French.

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  • UNIQUE COPY WITH 160 EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS IN A BEAUTIFUL HALF MOROCCO
    Master Francis Rabelais. Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and his Son Pantagruel. by RABELAIS, François. GARNIER, Jules-Arsène (with extra illustrations by).
    RABELAIS, François. GARNIER, Jules-Arsène (with extra illustrations by).
    Master Francis Rabelais. Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and his Son Pantagruel.

    London: Lawrence and Bullen, 1892. 2 volume set, 11 1/2 inches tall. A magnificent set in a beautiful half morocco in the Art Nouveau style with gilt raised bands, dense gilt tooling to the panels with red calf floral onlays. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Some marks to the cloth boards, otherwise pristine. With a portrait and 16 illustrations by Louis Chalon, and an extra 160 expertly inlaid illustrations in colour by Jules Garnier. Translated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Anthony Motteux. This set is from a Deluxe limited edition of 210 copies printed on Japanese vellum. A superb set of the greatest work of the first great French prose author, François Rabelais, in a splendid binding, uniquely illustrated.

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  • MAGNIFICENT SET EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN SIGNED HALF MOROCCO
    Hudibras. by BUTLER, Samuel
    BUTLER, Samuel
    Hudibras.

    London: T. Rickaby, 1793. 3 volume set, 12 inches tall. A magnificent tall 18th century set in a later binding by Lucien Broca, one of London's best and most remarkable binders. A half crushed morocco binding with gilt raised bands and superb gilt tooling to the panels. There is some fading but still very smart on the shelf. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Also with the bookplate of John Caillaud and the inscription in a fine hand: "The copy of Hudibras was presented to me by General Caillaud of Aston House Oxfordshire whilst on a visit with him in September 1810". With 3 frontispeice portraits, 22 vignettes, 10 (of a suite of 11?)…

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    London: T. Rickaby, 1793. 3 volume set, 12 inches tall. A magnificent tall 18th century set in a later binding by Lucien Broca, one of London's best and most remarkable binders. A half crushed morocco binding with gilt raised bands and superb gilt tooling to the panels. There is some fading but still very smart on the shelf. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Also with the bookplate of John Caillaud and the inscription in a fine hand: "The copy of Hudibras was presented to me by General Caillaud of Aston House Oxfordshire whilst on a visit with him in September 1810". With 3 frontispeice portraits, 22 vignettes, 10 (of a suite of 11?) folding Hogarth engraved plates and a further 34 engraved plates. A magnificent tall set, limited to 200 copies, of this great 17th century mock-heroic satirical poem.

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  • SCARCE FIRST EDITION EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN HALF MOROCCO
    The History of Gambling in England. by ASHTON, John
    ASHTON, John
    The History of Gambling in England.

    London: Duckworth & Co., 1898. Half morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. A smart Edwardian half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, simple gilt framed panels and gilt top edge. The scarce London first edition extra-illustrated with 65 engraved plates.

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  • UNIQUE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY IN FINE FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Memoirs of the Pretenders and their Adherents by JESSE, John Heneage
    JESSE, John Heneage
    Memoirs of the Pretenders and their Adherents

    London: Richard Bentley, 1845. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A stunning set in full morocco bound by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and neat gilt tooling to the boards creating a fine panel. Gilt top edges and dentelles. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Extra-illustrated with over 100 engraved portraits and views. This is the tale of the 'Great Pretender' James Francis Edward Stuart, his recognition by the French and Spanish Crown as the rightful heir to the English, Irish and Scottish thrones, his followers and eventual defeat and exile. A magnificently bound and superbly extra-illustrated unique copy in pristine condition.

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  • EXTRA ILLUSTRATED SET IN HALF MOROCCO BY TOUT
    ‘Mann’ and Manners at the Court of Florence, 1740-1786, founded on the Letters of Horace Mann to Horace Walpole. by DORAN, Dr.
    DORAN, Dr.
    ‘Mann’ and Manners at the Court of Florence, 1740-1786, founded on the Letters of Horace Mann to Horace Walpole.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1876. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A superbly bound set by Tout with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edges. Extra illustrated with 124 engraved plates. From the library of Brian Forbes, the Film Director. A unique and most elegant item bound by one of the most celebrated firms of binders of the period.

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  • ENTERTAINING EXTRA ILLUSTRATED DELUXE EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    Fifty Years of my Life. by ASTLEY,Sir John Dugdale, Bart.
    ASTLEY,Sir John Dugdale, Bart.
    Fifty Years of my Life.

    London: Hurst and Blackett, 1894. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A splendid half morocco by Riviere with gilt raised bands, 'hunting, shooting and fishing' gilt centre tools to the panels and gilt top edges. Bookplates. With a total of 33 plates. Inscribed by the author to his brother. Subscriber's special copy. These entertaining reminiscences contain the first recorded appearance of the phrase "like a duck to water".......I always took to shooting like a duck to water.

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  • EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED SET IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY TOUT
    Memories of Old Friends being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick, Cornwall from 1835 to 1871. by FOX, Caroline. PYM, Horace N.
    FOX, Caroline. PYM, Horace N.
    Memories of Old Friends being Extracts from the Journals and Letters of Caroline Fox of Penjerrick, Cornwall from 1835 to 1871.

    London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1882. 2 volume set, 10 1/2 inches tall. A simple but pleasing full crushed morocco binding for Sotheran by the great firm of Tout with raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt doublures and all edges. The spine has faded to a handsome brown. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. With over 80 extra-illustrations. As a Quaker, Caroline Fox wanted to abolish slavery and improve conditions for people in prison, she met famous politicians, artists, writers and scientists. These included Thomas Carlyle, William Wordsworth, Charles Kingsley and Michael Faraday.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED VOLUME IN FULL MOROCCO
    Lectures on the English Comic Writers. by HAZLITT, William
    HAZLITT, William
    Lectures on the English Comic Writers.

    London: John Templeman, 1841. Full morocco, 6 3/4 inches tall. A delightful little binding in fine full crushed morocco with gilt raised bands and delicate floral gilt tooling to the panels. All edges gilt. Triple gilt fillets and floral corner tooling frames the boards. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Extra-illustrated with 52 fine engraved plates. Hazlitt is considered one of the greatest critics and essayists in the history of the English language.

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  • EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED GEORGIAN FASHION IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Some Famous Women of Wit and Beauty. A Georgian Galaxy. by FYVIE, John
    FYVIE, John
    Some Famous Women of Wit and Beauty. A Georgian Galaxy.

    London: Constable and Company, 1905. Full calf, 8 1/4 inches tall. A splendid bright full calf by Bayntun of Bath with gilt raised bands, sparkling twin labels and gilt framed panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. Illustrated with 20 full page plates, including extra-illustrations, some hand-coloured.
    An entertaining work in a lovely binding.

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  • EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED IN SIGNED FULL CALF
    Views and Reviews. by HENLEY, W(illiam). E(rnest).
    HENLEY, W(illiam). E(rnest).
    Views and Reviews.

    London: David Nutt, 1890. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A neat little Victorian binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin labels and charming floral gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt top edge. Extra-illustrated with 26 plates added. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. A delightful copy of this collection of essays on celebrated literary characters.

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  • EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED HISTORY IN BRIGHT FULL CALF
    Five Fair Sisters. An Italian Episode at the Court of Louis XIV. by WILLIAMS, Noel H.
    WILLIAMS, Noel H.
    Five Fair Sisters. An Italian Episode at the Court of Louis XIV.

    London: Hutchison & Co., 1907. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A shining binding by Bayntun with gilt raised bands, twin labels and neatly gilt framed panels. Gilt fillets framing the boards, dentelles and all edges. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. With 17 plates and extra-Illustrated with several engraved portraits. A lovely copy of this history of frolicking and intrigue at the 17th century French court of the Sun King.

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  • VERY GOOD LOOKING AND CLEAN HALF VELLUM
    The Complete Works of William Wordsworth. by WORDSWORTH, William
    WORDSWORTH, William
    The Complete Works of William Wordsworth.

    London: Collins, c.1905. Half vellum, 7 1/2 inches tall. A very good looking Edwardian vellum binding decorated in the Art Nouveau style with a stylized gilt floral design and ornate label. With numerous illustrations and extra-illustrated with several original photographs dated May 1919 of the Lake District, one particularly picturesque image shows 'The Old Spinning Gallery' at Hartsop Patterdale. There is an ink inscription dated 1905 on the reverse of the free end paper.

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