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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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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Robert Blake. Admiral and General at Sea. by DIXON, William Hepworth
    DIXON, William Hepworth
    Robert Blake. Admiral and General at Sea.

    London: Bickers, 1885. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very handsome binding with gilt raised bands, label, finely gilt tooling around a striking anchor centre tool. With a Rugby school gilt prize block on the upper board and prize bookplate. 10 plates. A stirring account of the adventures of Admiral Blake, one of the greatest English military commanders of the 17th century, in a very smart binding.

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  • SIMPLE BUT HANDSOME REGENCY BINDING
    Village Dialogues by HILL, Rowland
    HILL, Rowland
    Village Dialogues

    London: Button, 1817. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Full calf with wide gilt raised bands and twin labels. Neat owners inscription on the paste-down endpaper. Portrait and charming primative engravings throughout.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO.
    The Odyssey. (Together with) The Batrachomuomachia; or, the Battle of the Frogs and Mice. With the Hymns and Epigrams. by HOMER
    HOMER
    The Odyssey. (Together with) The Batrachomuomachia; or, the Battle of the Frogs and Mice. With the Hymns and Epigrams.

    London: Sharpe, 1809 & 1810. 4 volumes bound in 2, 5.25 inches tall. All 24 books of the Odyssey bound in 3 volumes and the 4th volume comprising of the Batrachomuomachia, with the Hymns and Epigrams. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers on the spine. In a beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces to all 4 volumes. An exquisite little set.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN FULL 18TH C. CALF
    Meditations and Contemplations. by HERVEY, James
    HERVEY, James
    Meditations and Contemplations.

    London: Rivington et al., 1774. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full speckled calf with twin labels, raised bands and simple gilt tooling. A very pleasing, simple, 18th C. binding. The book plates have been neatly removed.

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  • TINY DEVOTIONAL WORK IN DELIGHTFUL FULL MOROCCO
    Devotions for Holy Communion. by HOLY COMMUNION
    HOLY COMMUNION
    Devotions for Holy Communion.

    London: Joseph Masters, 1869. Full morocco, 5 inches tall. A delightful little binding with two gilt raised bands, either end of the title and name, presumably of the original owner. There is dense and fine gilt tooling to the spine at the head and tail. The boards are framed with triple fillets and corner tools. GIlt dentelles and all edges.

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  • FINE COPY IN FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN CALF
    A series of Plain And Familiar Discourses on The Apostles’ Creed, Delivered in the new church of St. Luke, Chelsea by HUTCHINS, The Rev. James
    HUTCHINS, The Rev. James
    A series of Plain And Familiar Discourses on The Apostles’ Creed, Delivered in the new church of St. Luke, Chelsea

    London: William Watson, 1827. Full straight grain calf, 8.25 inches tall. A handsome Georgian binding with wide gilt raised bands and dense gilt tooling to the panels. With gilt and blind tooling framing the straight grain of the boards. With a slip 'with the Publishers Kind Regards' bound in and a later owners signature on the first blank.

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  • FINE HALF CALF WITH FIELD SPORT CENTRE TOOLS
    The Stud, for practical purposes and practical men. by HIEOVER, Harry
    HIEOVER, Harry
    The Stud, for practical purposes and practical men.

    London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1849. Half calf, 7 inches tall. A neat Victorian binding by Larkins with gilt raised bands, hunting centre tools, twin labels and gilt top edge. Foxing to the preliminaries. Engraved plates.

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  • FINE HALF CALF WITH FIELD SPORT CENTRE TOOLS
    A treatise on the Proper Condition for all horses. by HIEOVER, Harry
    HIEOVER, Harry
    A treatise on the Proper Condition for all horses.

    London: Newby, 1852. Half calf, 7 inches tall. A neat Victorian binding by Larkins with gilt raised bands, hunting centre tools, twin labels and gilt top edge. Foxing to the preliminaries. Engraved plates.

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  • FINE HALF CALF WITH FIELD SPORT CENTRE TOOLS
    Hints to Horsemen; shewing how to make money by horses. by HIEOVER, Harry
    HIEOVER, Harry
    Hints to Horsemen; shewing how to make money by horses.

    London: Newby, 1856. Half calf, 7 inches tall. A neat Victorian binding by Larkins with gilt raised bands, hunting centre tools, twin labels and gilt top edge. Foxing to the preliminaries.

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  • The Poetical Works. by HERBERT, George
    HERBERT, George
    The Poetical Works.

    London: George Bell, 1892. Half morocco, 7 inches tall. A very neat half morocco by Sotheran with gilt raised bands, Aldine Leaf centre tools and gilt top edge. A charming copy of the poetical works of this great 17th century devotional poet.

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  • CURIOUS WORK IN FINE HALF CALF WITH FIELD SPORT CENTRE TOOLS
    The World: How to square it. by HIEOVER, Harry
    HIEOVER, Harry
    The World: How to square it.

    London: Newby, 1854. Half calf, 7 inches tall. A neat Victorian binding by Larkins with gilt raised bands, hunting centre tools, twin labels and gilt top edge. Foxing to the preliminaries.

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  • SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO BINDING.
    The Book of Gems. by HALL, S.C.
    HALL, S.C.
    The Book of Gems.

    London: Bohn, 1853. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A most sumptious binding from the early Victorian period with gilt raised bands, dense gilt tooled panels. finely gilt boards, dentelles and all edges. A anthology of verse by the greatest British poets of the period, illustrated by some of the most illustrious artists. As is usually the case with this edition there is foxing, some severe, throughout.

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