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  • MAGNIFICENT SPANISH CALF BY WHITE OF PICCADILLY
    Sämmtliche Werke. (Collected Works). by GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang
    GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang
    Sämmtliche Werke. (Collected Works).

    Stuttgart und Tübingen: J. G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1850. 30 volumes bound in 15, complete, 9 inches tall. A magnificent set in extraordinary Spanish calf, not signed but bound by White of Piccadilly in the middle of the 19th century. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and glorious gilt tooling to the panels. Triple gilt fillets framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. A superb set of some of the most influential works of the late 18th and 19th centuries, in their original German in a fabulous binding in pristine condition.

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  • STUNNING FULL ORANGE CALF BY WHITE OF PALL MALL
    Jean Paul’s sämmtliche Werke. by RICHTER, Jean Paul Friedrich
    RICHTER, Jean Paul Friedrich
    Jean Paul’s sämmtliche Werke.

    Paris: Baudry, 1843. 4 volume set, 11 inches tall. A stunning full calf binding in a most unusual orange by 'J. White. Relieur. 24 Pall Mall. 1850'. With gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panels and a triple fillet framing the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. The boards are slightly scuffed with the occasional stain spot but still a remarkably handsome set bound by one of the greatest binders of the period. There is some foxing throughout, as usual with this edition, particularly to the preliminaries of the first volume.
    Provenance: From the residual library of Charles Butler of Warren Wood in Hatfield, purchased at Sotheby's 7/7/1853.
    Jean-Paul Richter, the great German Romantic writer…

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    Paris: Baudry, 1843. 4 volume set, 11 inches tall. A stunning full calf binding in a most unusual orange by 'J. White. Relieur. 24 Pall Mall. 1850'. With gilt raised bands, superb gilt tooling to the panels and a triple fillet framing the boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. The boards are slightly scuffed with the occasional stain spot but still a remarkably handsome set bound by one of the greatest binders of the period. There is some foxing throughout, as usual with this edition, particularly to the preliminaries of the first volume.
    Provenance: From the residual library of Charles Butler of Warren Wood in Hatfield, purchased at Sotheby's 7/7/1853.
    Jean-Paul Richter, the great German Romantic writer is best known for his humorous novels and tales.
    In the original German.

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  • MAGNIFICENT FULL MOROCCO BY CLARKE & BEDFORD
    Götz von Berlichingen. Ein Schauspiel. by GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von
    GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von
    Götz von Berlichingen. Ein Schauspiel.

    Stuttgart & Tübingen: J.G.Cotta scher Verlag, 1846. Full morocco, 10.75 inches tall. A magnificent binding by one of the greatest London bookbinders of the period, Clarke and Bedford. With gilt raised bands, extraordinary and ornate gilt tooling to the panels and boards, dentelles and all edges. In the original German. A superb copy of Goethe's great play about Götz von Berlichingen, Imperial Knight, mercenary, and poet famed for his exploits and prosthetic iron hand which replaced the one lost during the seige of Landshut.

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  • GERMAN DEVOTIONAL WORK IN SUPERB STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Laienbrevier. by BREVIARY
    BREVIARY
    Laienbrevier.

    Berlin: Verlag von Veit und Comp, 1834-1835. Full morocco, 7 inches tall. A beautiful little devotional work in straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels, dentelles and all edges. The boards are framed with gilt and blind rolls and corner tooling. Watered silk endpapers. A neat ink inscription dated 1836 and a blind armorial stamp are found on the first blank. This Breviary of the Laity is used in Western Christianity for praying the canonical hours.

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  • LIMITED EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Chansons d’Amour by Hofmiller, Josef (herausgegeben und ausgewählt)
    Hofmiller, Josef (herausgegeben und ausgewählt)
    Chansons d’Amour

    ünchen, Bremer Presse, 1921. Full vellum, 10.5 inches tall. A very attractive yapp edged vellum binding with simple gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt top edge. No 49 of a limited edition of just 270. Bound by 'Bremer Binder F. TH.' A finely printed and bound collection of early French love songs in French.

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  • PRISTINE FULL CALF BY LEIGHTON
    Geschichte des Judenthums und seiner Secten. by JOST, J.M.
    JOST, J.M.
    Geschichte des Judenthums und seiner Secten.

    Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1857 & 1858. 2 volumes, full calf. A classic Victorian full calf by Leighton with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. A 3rd and concluding volume was published in 1859. In the original German.

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