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  • Category = History
  • HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO BY BAYNTUN
    Memoirs of Madame de Remusat. 1802 – 1808. by REMUSAT, M. Paul de
    REMUSAT, M. Paul de
    Memoirs of Madame de Remusat. 1802 – 1808.

    London: Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1880. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome set with gilt raised bands, 'Napoleonic' gilt centre tools and all edges gilt. The spine is slightly faded to a rich brown. Light foxing, particularly on the preliminaries. An elegant set of these celebrated memoirs of this great French lady of letters.

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  • FAMOUS BIOGRAPHY IN CLASSIC FULL CALF
    The Life and Pontificate of Leo The Tenth by ROSCOE, William
    ROSCOE, William
    The Life and Pontificate of Leo The Tenth

    London: Bohn, 1846. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A classic mid-Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine extra gilt tooled panels. Illustrated throughout. A particularly nice copy of this revised edition.

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  • ELEGANT HALF MOROCCO SET
    Lord Granville Leveson Gower. Private Correspondence 1781 to 1821 by GRANVILLE, Lord (Edited by GRANVILLE, Castalia Countess)
    GRANVILLE, Lord (Edited by GRANVILLE, Castalia Countess)
    Lord Granville Leveson Gower. Private Correspondence 1781 to 1821

    London: John Murray, 1916. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome Edwardian half morocco binding with raised bands, titles, simple gilt framed panels and gilt top edge. With 10 full page illustrations. An elegant copy of this fascinating work.

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  • FIRST 2 VOLUMES IN SUPERB TREE CALF
    Mémoires Historiques et Politiques du règne de Louis XVI, depuis son mariage jusqu’a sa mort. by SOULAVIE, Jean-Louis
    SOULAVIE, Jean-Louis
    Mémoires Historiques et Politiques du règne de Louis XVI, depuis son mariage jusqu’a sa mort.

    Paris: Truttel et Würtz, 1801. 2 volumes, 8.25 inches tall. A beautiful tree calf with gilt bands and labels. Blue speckled edges. Folding portraits. The armorial bookplate of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo. A further 6 volumes were published.

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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL TREE CALF.
    Moltke, A Biographical And Critical Study. by MORRIS, William O’Connor.
    MORRIS, William O’Connor.
    Moltke, A Biographical And Critical Study.

    London: Ward& Downey, 1893. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. Full prize tree calf with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, prize block on upper board and blue label. Profusely illustrated with portraits and maps.

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  • ELEGANT SET
    Old Court Life In France. by ELLIOT, Frances
    ELLIOT, Frances
    Old Court Life In France.

    New York & London: Putnam's, 1893. 2 volume set, 8 inches tall. Half crushed goats skin with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. A fine set of this well illustrated classic work.

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  • SPLENDID VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    The Making of England. by GREEN, John Richard
    GREEN, John Richard
    The Making of England.

    London: Macmillan, 1881. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. An imposing Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and extra gilt panels. Gilt prize block on both boards and a small neat ink inscription on the first blank. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated with 29 maps.

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