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  • EXQUISITE FULL MOROCCO BY HOLLOWAY
    The Northern Heights of London. Or Historical Associations of Hampstead, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Hornsey, and Islington. by HOWITT, William
    HOWITT, William
    The Northern Heights of London. Or Historical Associations of Hampstead, Highgate, Muswell Hill, Hornsey, and Islington.

    London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1869. Full morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. An exquisite full morocco by Holloway with gilt raised bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed with a double fillet. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Engraved vignettes throughout. With the bookplate D C M 'advance with courage'. A fine copy in a sparkling late Victorian binding.

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  • SUPERB VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    The Constitutional History of England. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    The Constitutional History of England.

    London: John Murray, 1854. 3 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A superb Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate and fine gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed within a series of gilt fillets. Gilt dentelles and all edges. A little marking to the boards but overall an exceedingly smart set of this classic history.

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  • SPLENDID FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY TOUT
    Fairy Tales and Romances. by HAMILTON, Count Anthony
    HAMILTON, Count Anthony
    Fairy Tales and Romances.

    London; Henry G. Bohn, 1849. Full morocco, 7 1/2 inches tall. A splendid full crushed morocco by Tout with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and triple fillets and floral corner tools framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and top edges. Armorial bookplate. Born in Ireland, Hamilton fled to France and fought alongside James II, he wrote in a fine and elegant French style. This work is an English translation of 'The Four Facardins'; 'Zeneyda'; 'The Story of May-Flower'; 'The Ram'; and 'The Enchanter Faustus'.

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  • CLASSIC FULL VICTORIAN CALF
    Biographical and Critical Essays. by HAYWARD, Abraham
    HAYWARD, Abraham
    Biographical and Critical Essays.

    London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans and Roberts, 1858. 4 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A splendid full calf by Bickers with gilt raised bands, triple labels and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and top edges. Armorial bookplate. A fine set by this celebrated English 'man of letters'.

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  • HANDSOME SET IN FULL GEORGIAN CALF
    View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages.

    London: John Murray, 1822. 3 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A handsome Georgian full calf binding with raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed within a wide blind roll. With armorial bookplate and Ben Damph Forest Library stamp of the Earls of Lovelace. A good looking early edition of this great History of the Middle Ages.

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  • SUPERB SET IN FULL TREE CALF
    The Literature of Europe. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    The Literature of Europe.

    London: John Murray, 1854. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A superb mid-Victorian full tree calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and extra gilt panels. A Greek key roll frames the boards. With the bookplate of William Preston of Ellel Grange. A most attractive set of this classic work on the Literature of Europe in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth Centuries.

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  • SUPERB FULL MOROCCO BY WHITE OF PALL MALL
    The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII to the Death of George II. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII to the Death of George II.

    London: John Murray, 1846. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A magnificent full morocco binding by one of the finest firms of binders in mid 19th century London, White of Pall Mall. With gilt raised bands and top rate floral gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. There is some 'purpling' of the boards, seen often on this shade of blue, otherwise in pristine condition.

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  • 288 ENGRAVINGS IN EARLY VICTORIAN FULL MOROCCO
    The English School. A Series of the Most Approved Productions in Painting and Sculpture; Executed by British Artists. by HAMILTON, George
    HAMILTON, George
    The English School. A Series of the Most Approved Productions in Painting and Sculpture; Executed by British Artists.

    London: Charles Tilt, 1831. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. A splendid little early Victorian full morocco with fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. Containing 288 line engravings representing the works of British Artists.

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  • VERY SCARCE TITLE IN DELIGHTFUL FULL VELLUM
    Catholic Italy, its Institutions and Sanctuaries. by HEMANS, Charles
    HEMANS, Charles
    Catholic Italy, its Institutions and Sanctuaries.

    Florence: Baracchi, 1860. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. A delightful full vellum with a smooth back and very ornate gilt tooling to the spine and boards. Pink edges. With the armorial bookplate of R.P.Stuart. Slight foxing, but a fine copy of this very scarce work by the son of Felicia Hemans.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY MOROCCO BINDING BY WRIGHT
    The Book of Gems. The Poets and Artists of Great Britain. by HALL, S.C.
    HALL, S.C.
    The Book of Gems. The Poets and Artists of Great Britain.

    London: Saunders & Otley, 1836. Full morocco, 9 inches tall. An exceptionally finely tooled volume by Wright 'a binder of the highest order' (Ramsden, London Book Binders). With gilt raised bands, dense gilt tooling to the panels and extraordinary elaborate tooling to the boards. Slightly sunned spine and some foxing, severe on a few pages. An anthology of British poetry illustrated by the artists of the period.

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  • TALL COPY IN SPLENDID 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    A Commentary on The Book of Psalms. by HORNE, George
    HORNE, George
    A Commentary on The Book of Psalms.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1776. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. Splendid full 18th century speckled calf with raised bands, gilt pallets and label. Some scuffing to the boards. A slip 'To Lieut General Melvill at John Balfour's Esq in the Advocate's Close Edinb.' is enclosed. This would appear to refer to General Robert Melvill, inventor of the carronade and Governor of Guadeloupe. A superb set of Bishop Horne's most celebrated work. From the library of the Farquharson family at Invercauld Castle.

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  • PRISTINE HALF CALF BY BICKERS
    The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page. by HENDRICK, Burton J.
    HENDRICK, Burton J.
    The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page.

    London: Heinemann, 1922. 3 volume set, 9 1/4 inches tall. A sparkling set with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Top edges gilt. Some foxing to the preliminaries then clean. Page was the United States ambassador to Great Britain in World War 1.

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  • CLASSIC FULL MID-VICTORIAN DICED CALF
    The Constitutional History of England. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    The Constitutional History of England.

    London: John Murray, 1846. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A most impressive mid-Victorian full diced calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and superb extra gilt panels. Speckled pink edges. A neat ink inscription on the first blank. A great history in a classic binding of the period.

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  • CLASSIC FULL MID-VICTORIAN DICED CALF
    View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages.

    London: John Murray, 1846. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A most impressive mid-Victorian full diced calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and superb extra gilt panels. Speckled pink edges. A neat ink inscription on the first blank. A great history in a classic binding of the period.

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  • PARIS PRINTING IN ENGLISH IN HANDSOME HALF CALF
    Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries.

    Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1839. 4 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A handsome half calf with raised bands, label and gilt pallets. Slightly rubbed and with a degree of foxing throughout, typical of Baudry's somewhat inferior paper quality, but still a solid good looking set. The same year as the first English edition.

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  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN NEAT HALF MOROCCO
    The Constitutional History of England. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    The Constitutional History of England.

    London: Murray, 1857. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. A very elegant little set in half morocco with gilt raised bands, floral gilt centre tools and titles. From Lord Ducie's yacht library and with is name at the tail of the spines and on the title page. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. Foxing to the preliminaries otherwise clean.

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  • FULL RED MOROCCO BY ASKLUND OF STOCKHOLM
    Meditations, and Contemplations by HERVEY, James
    HERVEY, James
    Meditations, and Contemplations

    London: James Cundee, 1807. Full straight grain morocco, 7 inches tall. A fine Swedish binding from the beginning of the 19th century by Carl Asklund of Stockholm, and with their ticket. With wide gilt bands and fine gilt centre tools, typical of the period. A fine olive label.

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  • SPLENDID FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Poems of Felicia Hemans. by HEMANS, Felicia
    HEMANS, Felicia
    The Poems of Felicia Hemans.

    Edinburgh & London: Blackwood, 1865. Full morocco, 9 1/2 tall. A Stunning full hard grain morocco binding by James Henderson & William Bisset & Co., Edinburgh, Bookbinders to Her Majesty Queen Victoria. With raised bands, exceptionally fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Double column. There is a slightly smudged ink inscription on the first blank. A very handsome mi-Victorian binding of the highest quality.

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  • SUPERB FULL MOROCCO BY JEREMIAH LARKINS
    Fairy Tales and Romances by HAMILTON, Count Anthony
    HAMILTON, Count Anthony
    Fairy Tales and Romances

    London: Henry G. Bohn, 1849. Full morocco, 7.25 inches tall. One of a special series of 'Bohn's Extra Volumes' Beautifully bound in full morocco by the celebrated London binder Jeremiah Larkins. With gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate and the neat stamp of Bostonian collector Charles S. Dixwell on the reverse of the front free endpapers.

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  • CLASSIC FULL VICTORIAN CALF
    Sketches of Eminent Statesmen and Writers. by HAYWARD, Abraham
    HAYWARD, Abraham
    Sketches of Eminent Statesmen and Writers.

    London: John Murray, 1880. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A splendid full calf by Bickers with gilt raised bands, triple labels and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt dentelles and top edges. Armorial bookplate. A fine set by this celebrated English 'man of letters'.

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