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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF BY RIVIERE
    The Comic Latin Grammar. by LEIGH, Percival. BECKETT, G. A. à. LEECH, John (illustrator)
    LEIGH, Percival. BECKETT, G. A. à. LEECH, John (illustrator)
    The Comic Latin Grammar.

    London: Charles Tilt, 1840. Full calf, 7 1/2 inches tall. A very fine binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, olive label and delicate floral gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed within gilt corner tools and a triple fillet. Gilt dentelles and top edge. The original cloth covers and spine are bound in. First edition. With 8 engraved plates and many vignettes by Leech. A very fine example with a few marks to the binding.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. Faint stains to the boards. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS IN FULL CALF
    The Comic History of England. by BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    The Comic History of England.

    London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., c. 1870. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, label and rather splendid gilt tooled panels. Book plate. Embellished with 20 coloured etchings and 200 woodcut vignettes by Leech.

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  • SUPERB ILLUSTRATIONS IN FULL CALF
    The Comic History of Rome. by BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    BECKETT, Gilbert Abbot A'. LEECH, John (illustrated by).
    The Comic History of Rome.

    London: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co., c. 1870. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, label and rather splendid gilt tooled panels. Book plate. Embellished with 10 coloured etchings and 100 woodcut vignettes by Leech. Slight fading to the upper board.

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  • SCARCE AND AMUSING WORK IN SIMPLE GEORGIAN HALF CALF
    Eccentric and Humorous Letters of Eminent Men and Women, Remarkable for Wit and Brilliance of Imagination in their Correspondence. by TAYLOR, Joseph (selected by)
    TAYLOR, Joseph (selected by)
    Eccentric and Humorous Letters of Eminent Men and Women, Remarkable for Wit and Brilliance of Imagination in their Correspondence.

    London: Burton and Smith, 1824. Half calf, 5 3/4 inches tall. A simple but charming Georgian half calf with gilt bands and centre tools. Pink speckled edges. Engraved portrait and eccentric title page. A scarce and amusing work.

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