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  • SPECTACULAR PUBLISHER'S BINDING IN QUARTER MOROCCO
    L'histoire d'Angleterre depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à l'avènement de la Reine Victoria, racontée à mes petits-enfants. by GUIZOT, M.
    GUIZOT, M.
    L'histoire d'Angleterre depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à l'avènement de la Reine Victoria, racontée à mes petits-enfants.

    Paris: Hachette, 1877. 2 volume set, 10.75 inches tall. A spectacular publisher's binding in quarter morocco and cloth boards, designed to imitate morocco, giving the impression of being in full morocco. All edges gilt. Raised bands with lavish gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Full page engravings throughout. In the original French.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN FINE HALF MOROCCO
    Oliver Cromwell. by GARDINER, Samuel Rawson
    GARDINER, Samuel Rawson
    Oliver Cromwell.

    London & Paris: Goupil, 1899. Half morocco, 13 inches tall. A magnificent binding with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edge. Limited to 1475 copies. Armorial bookplate. The first blank has been torn out causing a tear to the half title. Foxing to the reverse of the portrait. Fine full page illustrations throughout including colour portrait.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LIMITED EDITION IN SUPERB HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Epitaphs and Inscriptions. by GOLDSMID, Edmund (editor)
    GOLDSMID, Edmund (editor)
    Epitaphs and Inscriptions.

    Edinburgh: Privately printed, 1885. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A very delicate and fine half crushed morocco by Riviere with raised bands, twin labels and all edges gilt. One of just 75 large-paper copies. The first title, on parchment, is foxed, the second title page and rest of the text is perfectly clean. A delightful collection of 'Epitaphs and Inscriptions interesting either from historical association or quaintness of wording'.

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  • FINE ENGRAVINGS BOUND IN HALF 'RUSSIA' CALF
    Gallery of The Society of Painters in Water Colour. by GALLERY
    GALLERY
    Gallery of The Society of Painters in Water Colour.

    London: Charles Tilt, 1833. Half calf, 17 inches tall. A very fine half 'Russia' calf with wide gilt raised bands, gilt pallets and title. A pencil note ascribes the binding to (Charles) Lewis and the simple quality of the binding would indicate a binder of his abilities. 18 fine engravings after famous water colours of the day. With the armorial bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt.

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  • STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO FROM LIBRARY OF EDWARD VERNON UTTERSON
    Oeuvres. by GRESSET, de
    GRESSET, de
    Oeuvres.

    Paris: Didot, 1806. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. An elegant English Regency binding with gilt raised bands, very finely gilt tooled panels and gilt fillets and fleur de lis corner tools. All edges gilt. Engraved plates. Slight fading but still a superb set. From the library of Edward Vernon Utterson, famed collector and one of the 18 original members of the Roxburghe Club. Sold at Sotheby's 22nd April 1852. In the original French.

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  • STUNNING CRUSHED MOROCCO BINDING
    Memoires of Count Grammont. by GRAMMONT, Count (HAMILTON, Anthony)
    GRAMMONT, Count (HAMILTON, Anthony)
    Memoires of Count Grammont.

    London: Chatto and Windus, 1876. Crushed olive morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A superb binding by Sotheran with gilt raised bands, titles, dentelles, all edges and dense extra gilt tooling to the panels and boards. An edition edited and with notes by Sir Walter Scott. Illustrated with 64 full page engravings. Some foxing, in particular to the prelims. A stunning copy.

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  • DELIGHTFUL COPY IN FULL CALF
    The Vicar of Wakefield by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield

    London: Macmillan, 1892. Full calf by Sotheran, 7.25 inches tall. A most attractive copy of this amusing classic with gilt raised bands, triple labels, delicate gilt panels and all edges gilt. Original decorated cloth laid down as paste down endpapers. Charming decorations by Hugh Thomson throughout. Some light foxing.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY HALF CALF WITH RICE EDGES
    Poems on Various Subjects. (Bound with) A Collection of Poems. by GRANT, Mrs (Anne MacVicar) & BAILLIE, Joanna
    GRANT, Mrs (Anne MacVicar) & BAILLIE, Joanna
    Poems on Various Subjects. (Bound with) A Collection of Poems.

    Edinburgh: Longman and Rees, 1803 London: Longman et al, 1823. Half calf, 8.5 inches tall. A rather eccentric half calf with gilt raised bands, blind tooling to the panels and a large label to the tall central panel. Rice speckled edges. Armorial bookplate of Elizabeth. H. Greenly of Titley Court whose name is inscribed on both title pages. Slightly rubbed but overall a fine and interesting volume containing two scarce works.

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  • EDITION DE LUXE PRESENTED TO HRH BY THE AUTHOR
    The Wandering Yankee by GARD, Anson A.
    GARD, Anson A.
    The Wandering Yankee

    Montreal & New York: The Emerson Press, 1902. Full morocco, 7.5 inches tall. A deluxe edition of this very curious volume bound with gilt raised bands, gilt titles on the spine and upper board, gilt dentelles and all edges. This unique copy has been presented by the author to the Prince and Princess of Wales. With a manuscript leaf slipped in. Illustrated with photographs and sketches throughout.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    L’Ecole de L’Homme, ou Parallele des Portraits Du Siecle. by GENARD, Francois
    GENARD, Francois
    L’Ecole de L’Homme, ou Parallele des Portraits Du Siecle.

    Londres, 1753. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A charming full calf binding in fine condition. With gilt raised bands, gilt titles and panels, pink edges.

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  • MAGNIFICENT DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    Oliver Cromwell. by GARDINER, Samuel Rawson
    GARDINER, Samuel Rawson
    Oliver Cromwell.

    London, Paris & New York: Goupil, 1899. Half morocco, 13 inches tall. Bound by Morrell. A Deluxe Limited Edition. With raised bands, titles and blind centre tools. Top edge gilt. Armorial bookplate. With fine colour frontispiece and full page plates throughout. Slight rubbing and foxing, overall a very handsome copy.

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  • FINE PRINTING AND ENGRAVINGS IN FULL VELLUM
    Il Pastor fido. by GUARINI, Giovanni Battista
    GUARINI, Giovanni Battista
    Il Pastor fido.

    Venezia (Venice): Luigi Pavini, 1769. Full vellum, 7 inches tall. An 18th century vellum binding with gilt bands, centre tools and label. With very fine engraved plates by Guiseppe Lante.

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  • GREAT 18TH CENTURY POEM IN DELIGHTFUL FULL CALF
    Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard. by GRAY, Thomas
    GRAY, Thomas
    Elegy written in a Country Church-Yard.

    London: John van Voorst, 1854. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A delightful little copy of one of the greatest 18th century English poems. An elegant binding by Hatchards with gilt raised bands, framed panels and boards, dentelles and top edge gilt. Each of the 32 stanzas is headed with a delicate engraving. With the armorial bookplate of Arnold Keppel, 8th Earl of Albemarle.

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  • FINELY PRODUCED WORK IN SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
    The Traveller. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Traveller.

    London: 1889. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A splendid full morocco by Bumpus with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and double gilt fillets and corner tooling to the panels. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Slight fading to the spine. Decorated with 6 etchings by M. M. Taylor.

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  • ELEGANT HALF MOROCCO SET
    Lord Granville Leveson Gower. Private Correspondence 1781 to 1821 by GRANVILLE, Lord (Edited by GRANVILLE, Castalia Countess)
    GRANVILLE, Lord (Edited by GRANVILLE, Castalia Countess)
    Lord Granville Leveson Gower. Private Correspondence 1781 to 1821

    London: John Murray, 1916. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome Edwardian half morocco binding with raised bands, titles, simple gilt framed panels and gilt top edge. With 10 full page illustrations. An elegant copy of this fascinating work.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Oriental Prisons. Prisons and Crime in India – The Andaman Islands – Burmah – China – Japan – Egypt – Turkey. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Oriental Prisons. Prisons and Crime in India – The Andaman Islands – Burmah – China – Japan – Egypt – Turkey.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Oriental volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Over Seas. Deportation and Colonization. British and American Prisons of to-day. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Over Seas. Deportation and Colonization. British and American Prisons of to-day.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Over Seas volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. German and Austrian Prisons. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. German and Austrian Prisons.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This German and Austrian volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Modern French Prisons. Bicêtre, St. Pélagie, St. Lazare, La Force, The Conciergerie, La Grande and La Petite Roquettes Mazas, La Santé. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Modern French Prisons. Bicêtre, St. Pélagie, St. Lazare, La Force, The Conciergerie, La Grande and La Petite Roquettes Mazas, La Santé.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Modern French volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Italian Prisons. St. Angelo – The Piombi – The Vicaria – Prisons of The Roman Inquisition. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Italian Prisons. St. Angelo – The Piombi – The Vicaria – Prisons of The Roman Inquisition.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Italian volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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