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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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  • WISE WORDS IN SUPERB LITTLE FULL MOROCCO BINDING
    Pensées Grises by YZARN-FREISSINET, Le Vte.
    YZARN-FREISSINET, Le Vte.
    Pensées Grises

    Paris: Chez Amyot, 1836. Full morocco, 5.25 inches tall. A superb little full morocco with gilt raised bands, very fine floral gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and all edges. The monogram A.F. on the upper board is framed within gilt panels and ornate gilt corner tooling. Watered silk doublures and free endpapers. A series of profound and mournful adages. Some foxing and rubbing. In the original French.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN CHARMING CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Ninon de Lenclos. by LENCLOS, Anne de
    LENCLOS, Anne de
    Ninon de Lenclos.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1904. Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A delightful binding in full terracotta crushed morocco, with raised bands, simple gilt framed panels and distinctive gilt and blind tooling to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Finely printed on hand made paper. Some rubbing and slight wear to the upper joint. Lenclos is celebrated for her charm, wit, intellect and for her liaisons with many of the most distinguished men of the day. Her salon was frequented, amongst others, by La Fontaine, Racine and Moliere.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO.
    The Odyssey. (Together with) The Batrachomuomachia; or, the Battle of the Frogs and Mice. With the Hymns and Epigrams. by HOMER
    HOMER
    The Odyssey. (Together with) The Batrachomuomachia; or, the Battle of the Frogs and Mice. With the Hymns and Epigrams.

    London: Sharpe, 1809 & 1810. 4 volumes bound in 2, 5.25 inches tall. All 24 books of the Odyssey bound in 3 volumes and the 4th volume comprising of the Batrachomuomachia, with the Hymns and Epigrams. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers on the spine. In a beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces to all 4 volumes. An exquisite little set.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Pharsalia. (ROWE, Nicholas, translated into English by). by LUCAN
    LUCAN
    Pharsalia. (ROWE, Nicholas, translated into English by).

    London: Suttaby et al, 1812. 2 volume set, 5.25 inches tall. Lucan's epic Roman poem telling the story of the civil war between Julius Caesar and the Senate under Pompey the Great. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers on the spine. In a beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces to both volumes. An exquisite little set.

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  • SUPERB FULL GILT AND BLIND TOOLED MOROCCO
    The Seasons and The Castle of Indolence. by THOMSON, James
    THOMSON, James
    The Seasons and The Castle of Indolence.

    London: William Tegg, 1850. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little edition of these 2 great 18th century poems in full morocco. With raised bands, delicate gilt tooled panels and elaborate gilt and blind tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Particularly attractive endpapers. Neat ink inscription dated 1857 to the reverse of the paste down endpaper. A degree of foxing to the engraved plates.

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  • SUPERB LITTLE FULL MOROCCO BINDING
    Coelebs in Search of a Wife. In two volumes. by MORE, Hannah.
    MORE, Hannah.
    Coelebs in Search of a Wife. In two volumes.

    London: Charles Tilt, 1837. 2 vols., 12mo (4.25 x 2.75 inches). Full mauve morocco, with decorative gilt tooling framing title on spine. Double blind rule framing gilt scrolling foliage centre tool to both boards. All edges gilt. Unusual oxidised book plate 'Sarah'. Engraved frontispiece plates.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works. (Bound together with) PHILIPS, John by DRYDEN, John
    DRYDEN, John
    The Poetical Works. (Bound together with) PHILIPS, John

    London: Sharpe, 1813 & 1807. 4 volumes bound in 2, 5.25 inches tall. The Poetical Works of Dryden, complete in 3 volumes with The Poetical Works of Philips being the 4th volume. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers on the spine. A beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces to all 4 volumes. An exquisite little set.

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  • SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Holy War. by BUNYAN, John
    BUNYAN, John
    The Holy War.

    London: Religious Tract Society, c.1870. Full crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Scattered light foxing. A neat ink inscription dated 1871 on the 3rd blank. Illustrated full page engravings.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions by DENHAM, John Edmund
    DENHAM, John Edmund
    Sermons on Various Subjects and Occasions

    London: Printed for the author, 1825. A stunning binding from the library of Lord Eldon, Lord Chancellor and in a uniform binding with our Soames History of the Reformation in our stock. Full straight grain morocco, 8.5 inches tall. With very wide raised gilt bands, superb extra gilt panels and tooling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. As is usual with this colour some blotching has occured over the years. On the title page volume 2 is stated and neatly crossed out and we are under the impression that this is the only volume published, as it contains a list of subscribers.

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  • CHARMING EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works. by GRAY, Thomas
    GRAY, Thomas
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Bickers, c.1865. Full morocco, 6 inches tall. A charming 'Oxford' or 'Divinity' binding with gilt titles and all edges and blind tooling. Embellished with full page engravings and vignettes throughout. Slight rubbing and spotting to the boards but overall a lovely volume bound by Bickers.

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  • SPARKLING COPY IN FULL MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans. by HEMANS, Felicia
    HEMANS, Felicia
    The Poetical Works of Mrs. F. Hemans.

    London: Gall & Inglis, c.1890. Full morocco, 7.75 inches tall. A sparkling copy of this edition with raised bands and elaborate gilt and inked tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. Many full page engraved plates. Coloured borders to each page. Tasseled book mark. An ink inscription on the half title otherwise pristine.

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  • FULL MOROCCO IN PRISTINE CONDITION
    The Poetical Works. by LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    The Poetical Works.

    Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, c.1875. Full crushed morocco, 7 inches tall. An elaborate binding in pristine condition with raised bands and gilt and blind tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece, title page and full page plates.

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  • TINY DEVOTIONAL WORK IN DELIGHTFUL FULL MOROCCO
    Devotions for Holy Communion. by HOLY COMMUNION
    HOLY COMMUNION
    Devotions for Holy Communion.

    London: Joseph Masters, 1869. Full morocco, 5 inches tall. A delightful little binding with two gilt raised bands, either end of the title and name, presumably of the original owner. There is dense and fine gilt tooling to the spine at the head and tail. The boards are framed with triple fillets and corner tools. GIlt dentelles and all edges.

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  • SPLENDID FULL BLIND TOOLED MOROCCO
    The Golden Legend. by LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    The Golden Legend.

    London: Bogue, 1854. Full red morocco, 8 inches tall. A rather splendid full blind tooled morocco with gilt titles and all edges. With 50 wood engravings by Birket Foster and Jane E. Hay. Lacking the half title.

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  • NEAT FULL MOROCCO
    The Book of Common Prayer (together with) The Psalter or Psalms of David. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer (together with) The Psalter or Psalms of David.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1829. Full morocco, 5.75 inches tall. A very elegant binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and fine gilt panels to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges.

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  • FINE EDITION IN SUPERB CRUSHED GOATSKIN.
    Love In The Valley. by MEREDITH, George.
    MEREDITH, George.
    Love In The Valley.

    Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1910. Full crushed morocco for Hatchards, 5.5 inches tall. With raised bands, gilt panels and titles to the spine and fine gilt tooling and onlays to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The armorial bookplate of Basil Roscoe. Limited to 925 copies on hand made paper. The spine is slightly faded but still a lovely copy.

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  • FINE HUMPHREYS PRINTING IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Essays of Elia. by LAMB, Charles
    LAMB, Charles
    Essays of Elia.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Full crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A handsome binding by Hatchards with raised bands, gilt and blind tooling in the Arts and Crafts style. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Finely printed on hand made paper. A handsome binding if somewhat rubbed.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN SIMPLE FULL MOROCCO
    Paroissien Romain d'après les Imprimés français du XVème siècle. by PAROISSIEN
    PAROISSIEN
    Paroissien Romain d'après les Imprimés français du XVème siècle.

    Paris: Gruel: Engelmann, 1858. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A very simple binding with raised bands and all edges gilt. Vellum endpapers not pasted down. Each page is finely decorated with elaborate borders.

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  • TINY EDITION IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance.

    London: Charles Noble, 1867. Full morocco, 4 inches tall. An exceptional Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, very fine floral gilt tooled panels and dentelles. The print is tiny and there is some offsetting making it doubly unreadable but housed in a delightful little binding.

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