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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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  • 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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  • SPLENDID FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Questions et Observations Concernant Les Matieres Feodales Par Raport A La Coustume De Bretagne. by HEVIN, M. Pierre
    HEVIN, M. Pierre
    Questions et Observations Concernant Les Matieres Feodales Par Raport A La Coustume De Bretagne.

    Rennes: Chez Guillaume Vatar, 1736. Full calf, 10 inches tall. A very handsome firm copy with gilt raised bands, label and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Pink edges. Woodcut ornaments. Some scuffing with the loss of a strip of leather from the lower board and loss on the edge of the upper board, but still an excellent copy.

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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL MOROCCO ILLUSTRATED BY BIRKET FOSTER
    Poems By Thomas Hood by HOOD, Thomas
    HOOD, Thomas
    Poems By Thomas Hood

    London: Moxon, 1872. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. A splendid large paper copy bound by George Rutland of Newcastle. With raised bands, titles, very delicate and ornate gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. The boards have elegant panels framed with heavy gilt rolls. With 22 full page engravings of scenes by Birket Foster. Slight fading to the spine but overall a fine copy.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Abbrege De L’Histoire de L’Ancien Testament, Ou L’on A Conserve,.. by HISTOIRE
    HISTOIRE
    Abbrege De L’Histoire de L’Ancien Testament, Ou L’on A Conserve,..

    Paris: Chez Jean Desaint, 1735. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. A superb full calf set with gilt raised bands, triple morocco labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Woodcut ornaments. The bottom panel is lettered Vienne D'Antign, perhaps from the Chateau at D'Antigny. With the bookplate of the Chateau de Cirey in each volume.

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  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN EARLY VICTORIAN HALF 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: Murray, 1819. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An early Victorian half calf binding with raised bands, fine twin labels and pink speckled edges. Bookplates. A handsome copy of this classic history.

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  • FINE LITHOGRAPHS IN SPLENDID HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Baronial Halls, Picturesque Edifices, and Ancient Churches of England. by HALL, C.S.
    HALL, C.S.
    The Baronial Halls, Picturesque Edifices, and Ancient Churches of England.

    London: Chapman and Hall, 1845. Full morocco, 14 inches tall. A very pleasing volume with wide raised bands, extra gilt panels, splendid gilt tooling to the boards, dentelles and all edges. With 24 fine lithographs by J. D. Harding, C. Cattermole, S. Prout, W. Muller, J. Holland and other eminent Artists. This is the first edition with 2 further volumes being published in the following 2 years. There is no volume number on the spine and the volume number on the title page has been obscured.

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  • DELIGHTFUL FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY SIMIER
    Nouvelles Heures des Dames. Contenant l’Office du Matin et celui du Soir. Paris et Rome. by HEURES
    HEURES
    Nouvelles Heures des Dames. Contenant l’Office du Matin et celui du Soir. Paris et Rome.

    aris Chez Louis Janet, (c.1820). Full morocco, 5 inches tall. A delightful full morocco binding by Simier, bookbinder to the King, and with his binder's ticket. With gilt raised bands, simple framed panels and an elaborate triple fillet and pallet design to the boards, framing a monogram on the upper board. There is a minuscule loss of leather on the lower board. Preserved in marbled card chemise and slipcase. A charming devotional work for ladies. Decorated with full page engravings.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FINE ZAEHNSDORF BINDING.
    Sir Guy De Guy: A Stirring Romance. by HALSE, George. ( Rattlebrain ).
    HALSE, George. ( Rattlebrain ).
    Sir Guy De Guy: A Stirring Romance.

    London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1864. Full green calf by Zaehnsdorf, 8 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, very fine extra gilt panels, triple labels, gilt doublures and all edges. Original cloth covers bound in. A charming comic work profusely illustrated by Phiz.

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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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  • FINELY PRINTED WORK IN HALF MOROCCO
    Grammont’s Memoirs of the Court of Charles The Second by HAMILTON, Anthony
    HAMILTON, Anthony
    Grammont’s Memoirs of the Court of Charles The Second

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1906. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A fine binding by Sawyer with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooled panels, title and top edge. From the 'The Royal Library Historical Series'. This is a very elegant example of one of Humphreys' finely printed works on handmade paper in absolutely pristine condition.

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  • ELEGANT AND PRISTINE HALF CALF SET
    Memorials of A Quiet Life by HARE, Augustus J. C.
    HARE, Augustus J. C.
    Memorials of A Quiet Life

    London: Daldy, Isbister & Co, 1876. 3 volume set, 7.25 inches tall. The two volume Memorials plus the third suplimentary volume containing 57 photogrpahs in half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and elegant gilt tooling to the panels. With the armorial bookplates of William Lowe. A fine set.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN ELEGANT FULL CALF
    L'Ane by HUGO, Victor
    HUGO, Victor
    L'Ane

    Paris: Calmann-Lévy, 1880. Full calf, 9 inches tall. A fine binding with gilt raised bands, elegant centre tools to the panels and and gilt oval centrepiece within gilt panels to the upper board. Some foxing and speckling to the boards. The first edition of this long philosophical poem.

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  • HANDSOME GEORGIAN FULL MOROCCO
    Opera. (The Works). by HORACE -QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS (Quinti Horatii Flacci)
    HORACE -QUINTUS HORATIUS FLACCUS (Quinti Horatii Flacci)
    Opera. (The Works).

    London: Harding, Mavor & Lepard, 1824. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A splendid Georgian binding with gilt raised bands, a series of pallets framing the panels and elaborate gilt rolls and corner tooling on the boards. All edges gilt. Engraved portrait and title page. Two bookplates. Slight fading to the spine, overall a superb little edition of the works of this great Roman lyric poet. In the original Latin.

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  • FINELY PRINTED EDITION IN FINE 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Quinti Horatii Flacci Carmina, detersis recentibus plerumque maculis, nitori suo restitula. by HORACE (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)
    HORACE (Quintus Horatius Flaccus)
    Quinti Horatii Flacci Carmina, detersis recentibus plerumque maculis, nitori suo restitula.

    Paris: Joseph Barbou, 1775. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A delightful 18th century calf binding with gilt bands, labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. The mottled calf boards are framed by simple gilt rolls. All edges gilt. Frontispiece and woodcut ornaments.

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  • Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets. The illustrations of W. and G. Measom. In two volumes. by HOWITT, William.
    HOWITT, William.
    Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets. The illustrations of W. and G. Measom. In two volumes.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1847. 2 vols., 8vo (10 x 6.75 inches). Full crimson calf, with twin tan labels, gilt raised bands and gilt tooling to panels, triple gilt rule framed boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Armorial bookplate. Illustrated with engraved vignettes. A fine set.

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  • VERY FINE 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Meditations and Contemplations. In two volumes. Containing, Vol. I. Meditations among the tombs; Reflections on a flower-garden; and, A descant on creation. Vol. II. Contemplations on the Night; Contemplations on the starry Heavens; and, A winter timepiece. by HERVEY, James.
    HERVEY, James.
    Meditations and Contemplations. In two volumes. Containing, Vol. I. Meditations among the tombs; Reflections on a flower-garden; and, A descant on creation. Vol. II. Contemplations on the Night; Contemplations on the starry Heavens; and, A winter timepiece.

    London: John Rivington et al, 1779. 2 vols., 8vo (7" tall). Full calf. Raised bands, exceptionally bold centre tools in elaborate gilt panels and twin red and green labels. Minor expert restoration to one head cap and slight splitting to the joints of volume 1, but still firm and a most attractive copy.

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  • CLASSIC MEMOIRS IN FULL MOROCCO
    Memoirs of Count Grammont. by HAMILTON, Anthony
    HAMILTON, Anthony
    Memoirs of Count Grammont.

    London: Nimmo, 1885. 2 volume set, 9.25 inches tall. Full crushed morocco by Ramage, one of the great binders of the period. A smart, though simple, binding with gilt raised bands, gilt framed panels and boards. Gilt top edges and dentelles. Slightly rubbed. Armorial bookplates. With 64 portraits, engraved by Edward Scriven.

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  • HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO BY HATCHARDS
    Memoirs of her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta. (Bound with) A Sacred Memorial of Her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Wales. by HUISH, Robert
    HUISH, Robert
    Memoirs of her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta. (Bound with) A Sacred Memorial of Her late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Wales.

    London: Thomas Kelly, 1821, 1818. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome binding by Hatchards with gilt raised bands and gilt pallets framing the panels. Gilt top edge. The second edition of the Memoirs 'revised, augmented, and improved. Ornamented with interesting engravings'.

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