- Category = Hayhurst Library
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.More details Price: £350.00
The Companion for the Altar.
Manchester: M. Bancks, 1815. Full straight grain morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume with gilt bands and centre tools on the spine and gilt 'Cambridge' panels framing the straight grained boards. All edges gilt. One leaf has a small repaired tear without loss. A very pretty copy of this rare provincial imprint.More details Price: £300.00
The Sea: Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism.
London: Cassell Petter & Galpin, c.1880. 4 volumes bound in 2, complete, 10.5 inches tall. A stirring and boisterous account of aspects of the Sea. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. With engraved illustrations throughout, including many full page plates. Heavy foxing to the title page of volume 1, otherwise very clean.More details Price: £280.00
Sacred Philosophy of the Seasons.
Edinburgh: Oliphant, 1838. 4 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A scarce work finely bound with gilt raised bands and extra gilt floral panels. The Bookplate of the Hayhurst Collection. A neat ink inscription on the first blank dated 1839. Each volume is embellished with an engraved frontispiece and title page.More details Price: £250.00
London: George Smeeton, (1824). 3 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. A very pretty binding from the 1820's with gilt raised bands and fine gilt tooling to the panels. With all 89 engraved plates illustrating the famous figures described in the brief biographies. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. There is considerable staining to the plates in volume 2.More details Price: £200.00
The Revenge; Gustavus Vasa; Barbarossa; Cato; Tamerlane; The Mourning Bride; The Grecian Daughter.
London: Longman et al, n.d. c. 1825. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A very fine little binding with gilt raised bands and delicately tooled panels. The straight grain of the boards is framed within gilt and blind fillets. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. Each play is separately paginated. A delightful volume in fine condition.More details Price: £160.00
L’Arlésienne. Pièce en cinq tableaux.
Paris: Dentu, 1892. Half calf, 5.25 inches tall. Charming little volume bound by Fazakerley with gilt raised bands, label and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Vignettes and full page illustrations.More details Price: £100.00