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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Non-Criminal Prisons. English Debtor’s Prisons and Prisons of War. French War Prisons. American War Prisons. With references to those of other lands. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Non-Criminal Prisons. English Debtor’s Prisons and Prisons of War. French War Prisons. American War Prisons. With references to those of other lands.

    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 Non-Criminal 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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  • SUPERB EMBOSSED MOROCCO BY REMNANT & EDMONDS
    The Guide to Domestic Happiness by GILES, W.
    GILES, W.
    The Guide to Domestic Happiness

    ondon, J.F. Dove, n.d. c.1830. Full embossed morocco signed by Remnant & Edmonds of London, 5 inches tall. Blind tooled with all edges gilt. A lovely little volume embossed by perhaps the greatest name in this style of binding (with their name stamped on the lower board) in fine condition. A most helpful volume of advice for those embarking on marriage in pre Victorian Great Britain!

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  • THE 3 NOVELS IN PRISTINE FULL CALF
    A Modern Comedy. by GALSWORTHY, John
    GALSWORTHY, John
    A Modern Comedy.

    London: Heinemann, 1948. Full calf, 7.25 inches tall. A delightful full calf by Bayntun Riviere in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. Containing the second trilogy of the Forsyte Saga viz. The White Monkey, Silver Spoon and Swan Song on india paper.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE EDITION IN BRIGHT TREE CALF
    The Poetical Works. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Cooke, 1798. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A charming, slim 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, triple labels and delightful gilt centre tools. With two bookplates and a neat contemporary owner's signature on the first blank. Embellished with engraved frontispiece, title page and portrait.

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  • BROCK COLOUR PLATES IN VELLUM GILT
    The Vicar of Wakefield. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield.

    London: Dent, 1904. Full vellum, 8 inches tall. A most attractive binding with dense gilt floral tooling to the spine and boards. With 25 colour plates by Brock. A charming edition of this classic eighteenth century novel.

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  • FINELY ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN FULL CALF
    The Vicar of Wakefield. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield.

    London: Macmillan, 1931. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A very pretty binding by Bumpus with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, twin labels, gilt dentelles and all edges. Elegant illustrations throughout by Hugh Thomson. A delightful copy of this great work.

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  • HANDSOME VOLUME IN FULL CALF
    Poems by Thomas Gray by GRAY, Thomas
    GRAY, Thomas
    Poems by Thomas Gray

    The Eton College Press, 1902. Full calf by Spottiswoode, 10.75 inches tall. An elegant binding with gilt raised bands, centre tools, label, dentelles and all edges by Spottiswoode. With the embossed heraldic device of Eton College and both boards. A neat owners inscription on the first blank and an Eton prize inscription on another blank. A finely printed and illustrated edition of this great title.

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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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  • FINE FULL 18TH C. ROAN
    An History of England, In A Series of Letters From A Nobleman To His Son. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    An History of England, In A Series of Letters From A Nobleman To His Son.

    Paris: Barrois,1788. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. Simple 18th century roan binding in excellent condition with raised bands, twin labels and gilt filets. There is a neat owner's ink inscription and some blobs of red sealing wax on the paste downs.

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  • POEMS OF GOLDSMITH, GRAY, FALCONER & SOMERVILLE
    The Selector. Containing the Poetical Works of Gray, Goldsmith, Falconer, Somerville. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver, GRAY, Thomas, FALCONER, William & SOMERVILLE, William.
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver, GRAY, Thomas, FALCONER, William & SOMERVILLE, William.
    The Selector. Containing the Poetical Works of Gray, Goldsmith, Falconer, Somerville.

    London: Suttaby, Evance and Fox, 1818. 12mo (5" tall). Half tan calf, with gilt bands and tooling to panels. Marbled boards and endpapers. Illustrated with fine engraved frontispiece plates and title. Neat inscription dated 1820. Slightly rubbed.

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  • HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Mademoiselle de Maupin by GAUTIER, Theophile
    GAUTIER, Theophile
    Mademoiselle de Maupin

    Paris: Charpentier, 1880. Half morocco, 8 inches tall. A very finely tooled binding by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands and extra gilt panels. Portrait. Edges bumped and some scuffing but a most attractive volume on the shelf.

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