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  • HALF CALF WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Bab Ballads. by GILBERT, W.S.
    GILBERT, W.S.
    The Bab Ballads.

    London: Macmillan and Co, 1914. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A pleasing binding by Spottiswoode with a single gilt raised band and gilt tooling in the Art Deco style to the spine and gilt top edge. With 350 illustrations by the author. From the Library of The Duke of Gloucester at Kensington Palace, and with his bookplate. An ink inscription reads 'H.R.H. Prince Henry, Honoris causa (For the sake of honour) from E.L.C.' Eton, Easter 1916'. Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester was the third son of King George V, brother of King George VI and King Edward VIII, and the first son of a British monarch to attend school.

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  • SUPERB GEORGIAN FULL BLIND TOOLED STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    George the Third, his Court, and Family. by GALT, John
    GALT, John
    George the Third, his Court, and Family.

    ondon; Colburn, 1820. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid binding very typical of the period with gilt raised bands and dense blind tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With the bookseller's ticket of Hoitt of Portman Square and armorial bookplate. With 18 full page engraved portraits.

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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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  • SIGNED COPY IN SMART HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Forsyte Saga. by GALSWORTHY, John
    GALSWORTHY, John
    The Forsyte Saga.

    London: William Heinemann, 1922. Half morocco, 7.5 inches tall. A very handsome binding with gilt raided bands, panels and gilt top edge. 'Cordially John Galsworthy' signed on half title. Foxing to preliminaries then clean. New Impression.

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  • FINE COLOUR PLATES IN SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
    The Vicar of Wakefield. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield.

    London: Constable, 1914. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A splendid binding with raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and upper board. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Some foxing to, and facing, the tissues. Decorated with 16 colour plates by Edmund J. Sullivan. A lovely copy of this somewhat neglected but brilliant 18th century comic novel by Goldsmith.

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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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  • 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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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF BY RIVIERE
    Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray. by GRAY, Thomas
    GRAY, Thomas
    Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray.

    London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1863. Full calf, 11 inches tall. A most impressive binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, orange label and gorgeous gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed within a triple gilt fillet. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Some speckling to the boards and foxing to, and facing the illustrations. A finely printed edition, with 4 photographic plates, of these great English 18th century poems, including 'Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard'.

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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF BY RIVIERE
    Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray. by GRAY, Thomas
    GRAY, Thomas
    Poems and Letters by Thomas Gray.

    London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1874. Full calf, 11 inches tall. A most impressive binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, blue label and gorgeous gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed within a gilt roll and double fillet. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Some speckling to the boards. Internally clean. A finely printed edition, with 4 photographic plates, of these great English 18th century poems, including 'Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard’.

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  • FINE EDITION IN SPLENDID HALF MOROCCO BY RAMAGE
    The Vicar of Wakefield. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield.

    London: John C. Nimmo, 1886. Half morocco, 10 inches tall. A splendid binding by Ramage with gilt raised bands, elegant gilt floral tooling to the panels and gilt top edge. Decorated with 114 coloured illustrations. A lovely, well illustrated, edition of this great 18th century comic novel.

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  • EARLY COLLECTED EDITION IN SPLENDID GEORGIAN MOROCCO
    The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq.; by GRAY, Thomas
    GRAY, Thomas
    The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq.;

    London: Dove, 1827. Full morocco, 8.75 inches tall. A splendid Georgian morocco binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, fine gilt tooling to the boards and all edges gilt. Engraved portrait. Neat ink inscription on the first blank dated 1835. An early Collected edition with a Life of Gray by William Mason.

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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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