- Category = Fine set
London: George Smeeton, (1824). 3 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. A very pretty binding from the 1820's with gilt raised bands and fine gilt tooling to the panels. With all 89 engraved plates illustrating the famous figures described in the brief biographies. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. There is considerable staining to the plates in volume 2.More details Price: £200.00
London: Button, 1817. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Full calf with wide gilt raised bands and twin labels. Neat owners inscription on the paste-down endpaper. Portrait and charming primative engravings throughout.
Meditations and Contemplations.
London: Rivington et al., 1774. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full speckled calf with twin labels, raised bands and simple gilt tooling. A very pleasing, simple, 18th C. binding. The book plates have been neatly removed.
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.
Anne of Geierstein.
Edinburgh: Cadell and Simpkin, 1829. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, pallets, centre tools and titles. An extremely pleasing set of this tale of 'The Maiden of the Mist'.More details Price: £160.00
Oeuvres de Boileau Despreaux.
Paris: Didot, Pierre & Firmin, 1813. 2 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. Pristine full calf by Hayday, one of the very finest Victorian binders. With raised bands, triple labels and delicate gilt tooled panels. Owners name on half title. Foxing throughout.More details Price: £160.00
The Poetical Works of James Thomson
London: John Bell, 1787. 2 volume set, 5 inches tall. Full 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Engraved portrait and title pages.2 early neat owner's names on the title pages. Some rubbing to the volume label and a nick to the tail of volume 1. A most attractive little set.More details Price: £125.00