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  • STUNNING FULL RED CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Privy Purse Expences of King Henry the Eighth. by NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris
    NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris
    The Privy Purse Expences of King Henry the Eighth.

    London: William Pickering, 1827. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A top quality binding by HAYDAY, one of the finest binders of the period. Gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and superb tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. A neat ink owner's inscription on the first blank. A fine copy of this important archival work.

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  • STUNNING FULL RED CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Regulations and Establishment of the Household of Henry Algernon Percy, the Fifth Earl of Northumberland at His Castles of Wresill and Lekinfield in Yorkshire. Begun Anno Domini MDXII by PERCY, Bishop Thomas
    PERCY, Bishop Thomas
    The Regulations and Establishment of the Household of Henry Algernon Percy, the Fifth Earl of Northumberland at His Castles of Wresill and Lekinfield in Yorkshire. Begun Anno Domini MDXII

    London: William Pickering, 1827. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A top quality binding by HAYDAY, one of the finest binders of the period. Gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and superb tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. A neat ink owner's inscription on the first blank. A fine copy of this important archival work.

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  • STUNNING FULL RED CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Privy Purse Expenses of the Princess Mary, Daughter of King Henry the Eighth, afterwards Queen Mary: with A Memoir of the Princess, and Notes. by MADDEN, Frederick
    MADDEN, Frederick
    Privy Purse Expenses of the Princess Mary, Daughter of King Henry the Eighth, afterwards Queen Mary: with A Memoir of the Princess, and Notes.

    London: William Pickering, 1831. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A top quality binding by HAYDAY, one of the finest binders of the period. Gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and superb tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. A neat ink owner's inscription on the first blank. A fine copy of this important archival work.

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  • STUNNING FULL RED CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Privy Purse Expenses of Elizabeth of York: Wardrobe Accounts of Edward the Fourth. With a Memoir of Elizabeth of York, and Notes. by NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris
    NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris
    Privy Purse Expenses of Elizabeth of York: Wardrobe Accounts of Edward the Fourth. With a Memoir of Elizabeth of York, and Notes.

    London: William Pickering, 1830. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A top quality binding by HAYDAY, one of the finest binders of the period. Gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and superb tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. A neat ink owner's inscription on the first blank. A fine copy of this important archival work.

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  • FINE HALF CALF BY HARRISON OF PALL MALL
    Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon. by LEWIS, Lady Theresa
    LEWIS, Lady Theresa
    Lives of the Friends and Contemporaries of Lord Chancellor Clarendon.

    London: John Murray, 1852. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A classic early Victorian half calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt floral tooling to the panels. Armorial bookplates. An exceptionally bright and pristine set with 3 frontispieces.

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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 HISTORY IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    The Reformation of the Church of England. by BLUNT, John Henry
    BLUNT, John Henry
    The Reformation of the Church of England.

    London: Rivingtons, 1885. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A rather magnificent full calf with gilt raised bands, triple labels and extra gilt panels. The boards are framed within gilt and blind panels. Git dentelles and all edges. Prize bookplate and gilt embossed motto on the boards. The finisher has labeled volume I as volume II and vice versa. A lovely set of this celebrated history.

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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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  • ELEGANT SET IN FULL CALF
    Introduction To The Literature of Europe. by HALLAM, Henry
    HALLAM, Henry
    Introduction To The Literature of Europe.

    London: Murray, 1837. 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A very handsome set bound in full calf by Bickers. With wide gilt raised bands, triple labels, gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. With a gilt embossed device to the upper boards and an armorial bookplate.

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  • SCARCE EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Reflections on the Revolution in France. by BURKE, Edmund
    BURKE, Edmund
    Reflections on the Revolution in France.

    London: John Sharpe, Piccadilly, 1820. 2 volume set, 5.25 inches tall. A delightful little set in full Regency vellum with gilt bands and twin labels. Blue speckled edges. Slight foxing to the 2 engraved title pages, otherwise clean. A scarce edition of this important title.

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  • CLASSIC LATE VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    A History of our Own Times from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. by MCCARTHY, Justin
    MCCARTHY, Justin
    A History of our Own Times from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880.

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. 4 volume set, 7.25 inches tall. A classic 'fin de siècle' full prize calf by Bickers with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicately gilt tooled panels. With gilt prize blocks on the upper boards and a neat prize inscription, in ink, dated 1899 on the first blank. A neat set of this famous 19th century history.

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  • STUNNING FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY BIRDSALL
    The Early Days of Christianity. by FARRAR, Frederic W.
    FARRAR, Frederic W.
    The Early Days of Christianity.

    London: Cassell, 1884. Full morocco, 7.5 inches tall. A stunning full crushed morocco by Birdsall with gilt raised bands, unusual extra gilt tooling to the panels and boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. A very fine copy of this classic work on the history of the early church.

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  • SUPERB FULL CALF BY NUTT
    The History of The French Revolution by THIERS, M. A.
    THIERS, M. A.
    The History of The French Revolution

    London: Bohn, 1855. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. A very fine classic full calf by Nutt of Drury Lane, one of the smartest Westend binders of the period. With gilt raised bands, label and very ornate gilt tooling to the panels. Lacks blanks. Double column. A very handsome copy of this classic history.

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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Lectures on Modern History. by SMYTH, William
    SMYTH, William
    Lectures on Modern History.

    Cambridge: Deighton, 1841. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive early Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, unusual and ornate gilt tooling to the panels twin labels and gilt blocks to the boards. Armorial bookplate.

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  • SCARCE EDITION IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Histoire de S. Louis. by JOINVILLE, Jean, Sire de
    JOINVILLE, Jean, Sire de
    Histoire de S. Louis.

    Lille: Desclée, de Brouwer et Cie, c.1890. Full calf, 9 inches tall. A beautifully bound volume with gilt raised bands and superb gilt tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. A remarkable printing of this great work, written at the beginning of the 14th century. The first and last leaves are printed on vellum.

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  • SUPERB LITTLE EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO
    The History of the Discovery and Conquest of America. by ROBERTSON, William
    ROBERTSON, William
    The History of the Discovery and Conquest of America.

    Halifax: William Milner, 1844. Full morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A superb gilt embossed binding with gilt panels, boards and titles. All edges gilt. Portrait, engraved title page and 2 folding maps. Ink inscription on free endpaper dated Xmas, 1845.

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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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  • VERY HANDSOME FULL PRIZE CALF
    Napoleon by ACTON, Lord.
    ACTON, Lord.
    Napoleon

    ambridge, University Press, 1907. Full calf, 9.25 inches tall. A complete work in itself, published as volume 9 in the Cambridge Modern History series. In a most attractive binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels, superb gilt tooling to the panels and gilt 'prize' blocks to the boards. Prize bookplate and the bookplate of Lord Raglan.

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  • SCARCE WORK IN FULL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    Accounts and Extracts of the Manuscripts in the Library of the King of France. Published under the Inspection of a Committee of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. Translated from the French. by TOOK, William (Translator)
    TOOK, William (Translator)
    Accounts and Extracts of the Manuscripts in the Library of the King of France. Published under the Inspection of a Committee of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. Translated from the French.

    London: Faulder, Egerton, and Williams, 1789. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and elegant gilt tooling to the panels. There is some splitting to the joints of the upper boards but the books are still firm and tight.

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  • AN EXTRAORDINARY HALF CALF BIRDSALL BINDING
    Madame De Sevigne, Her Correspondents And Contemporaries. by PULIGA, The Comtesse de,
    PULIGA, The Comtesse de,
    Madame De Sevigne, Her Correspondents And Contemporaries.

    London: Tinsley Brothers, 1873. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An unusual and most attractive half cat's paw calf by Birdsall, one of the finest provincial binders of the period. With gilt raised bands, titles and fine gilt tooling to the spine. All edges gilt. A fine set.

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