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  • NOVEL CELEBRATING AN ENGLISH IDYLL IN WONDERFUL CHIVERS TRANSLUCENT VELLUM
    Our Village. by MITFORD, Mary Russell
    MITFORD, Mary Russell
    Our Village.

    London: Dent, 1904. Full vellum, 8 inches tall. One of Cedric Chivers of Bath's celebrated translucent vellum bindings in excellent condition. Particularly suited to this idyllic work, the binding has an image of the village with a mother of pearl frame within a delightful border and floral designs with red calf onlays. The title and design on the spine are also hand coloured under the vellum. The stamp of Cedric Chivers in gilt, is found on the rear turn in. Decorated with 25 colour plates by Charles E. Brock. The binding is in excellent condition with no warping having been housed in it's original, now slightly frayed, felt lined cloth case. There is some foxing, particularly to the first…

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    London: Dent, 1904. Full vellum, 8 inches tall. One of Cedric Chivers of Bath's celebrated translucent vellum bindings in excellent condition. Particularly suited to this idyllic work, the binding has an image of the village with a mother of pearl frame within a delightful border and floral designs with red calf onlays. The title and design on the spine are also hand coloured under the vellum. The stamp of Cedric Chivers in gilt, is found on the rear turn in. Decorated with 25 colour plates by Charles E. Brock. The binding is in excellent condition with no warping having been housed in it's original, now slightly frayed, felt lined cloth case. There is some foxing, particularly to the first few pages and to the verso of the plates. The vellum itself is very slightly spotted but this is still an exceptionally nice example of this style of binding.

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  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN UNUSUALLY BRIGHT AND CLEAN FULL VELLUM
    The French Revolution. by CARLYLE, Thomas
    CARLYLE, Thomas
    The French Revolution.

    London: Chapman & Hall, c.1860. 3 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A bright and clean full vellum with twin red labels, a gilt Oxford crest embossed on the upper boards and red edges. The trimming of the title labels is a bit irregular and one of the blanks of the first volume has a corner torn off. A lovely bright vellum binding, with perfect patina, of this great history.

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  • FASCINATING WORK WITH CURIOUS SIGNATURE IN FINE FULL VELLUM
    Corinne. by STAËL, Madame de. (STAËL HOLSTEIN (Anne-Louise-Germaine, baronne de))
    STAËL, Madame de. (STAËL HOLSTEIN (Anne-Louise-Germaine, baronne de))
    Corinne.

    Bruxelles: Dumont, 1835. 3 volumes, bound in 2 complete, 6 inches tall. A pretty little set in full vellum with twin labels and sparkling gilt tooling to the spine. Blue speckled edges. A previous owner's neat ink inscription on the half titles reading: G.H. Gladstone (?) Rome April 1839. Engraved plates. A lovely little set by one of the great woman writers and political theorists of her time, in the original French.

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