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Panegyriques et Autres Sermons
Paris: Anisson, 1700. 2 volume set, 6.25 inches tall. Full mottled calf with gilt bands, twin labels and gilt panels. Pink edges. 'Doctor Doctus' is written by hand on the title page. A particularly handsome clean copy of this work.More details Price: £250.00
Short Studies on Great subjects.
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1868. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Splendid full tree calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels.More details Price: £240.00
The Shipwreck, A Poem.
London: Cadell et al., 1808. Full straight grain morocco, 9 inches tall. With gilt and blind tooled wide raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels, gilt and blind tooling framing the boards, dentelles and all edges. Some foxing, particularly to the preliminaries. Some marks and scuffing but generally in excellent condition with no splitting or loss.More details Price: £200.00
Warships And Their Story.
London: Casell & Co., 1911. Quarter pale blue morocco. 9.5 inches tall. Gilt raised bands, fine floral gilt panels and top edge. From the Cannes library of Mme Vagliano. Colour frontispiece and 80 full page monochrome plates. Some foxing. Splendid copy slightly faded by the Provencal sun.More details Price: £200.00
London: Sharpe, 1819. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A pretty little full calf binding with gilt raised bands, label and fine Grecian lyre centre tools. The straight grain on the boards is framed within a series of gilt and blind panels. With the ticket of 'Gardiner Bookseller & Stationer, Dublin'. Embellished with engravings from the designs by Richard Westall. Foxing facing the tissues.More details Price: £180.00
Letters on Several Subjects, By Sir Thomas Fitzosborne
London: John Sharpe, 1820. Full calf, 5.25 inches tall. 2 volumes bound in 1 complete. Extraordinary full calf binding with ornate floral tooling on its 'flat back' spine, delicate gilt tooling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. The armorial bookplate of the Earl of Ilchester. In very good condition.More details Price: £150.00
Edinburgh: Peter Hill, 1809. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. An unusual mottled calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. With the book plate of 'Fasque', the family seat of the Gladstones and where Queen Victoria's Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone, spent much of his childhood. Slightly rubbed.More details Price: £140.00
Tales of Firenzuola. Benedictine Monk of Vallombrosa.
Paris: Isidore Liseux, 1889. Half crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. With 2 gilt raised bands, titles, fine floral tooling to the main panel with onlays for the petals and top edge gilt. Isidore Liseux famously specialised in printing tales that were considered to racy too be printed in England. These 16th century tales are mildly erotic and here translated for the very first time into English. A fascinating item, beautifully bound.More details Price: £130.00
Les Six Nouvelles.
Paris: Didot, 1784. Full tree calf, 4.75 inches tall. Delightful 18th century binding with gilt bands and red label. Engraved frontispiece.More details Price: £125.00
Meditation et Reflexions Pieuses
Paris: Gruel & Engelmann, 1885. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. Bound by Gruel in full crushed morocco with gilt titles, all edges and yapp edges. A neat inscription on the first blank. A charming volume in pristine condition.More details Price: £100.00