Humphreys

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  • FINE HUMPHREYS PRINTING IN STUNNING FULL CALF
    Maximes. by VAUVENARGUES, Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de
    VAUVENARGUES, Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de
    Maximes.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1903. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb full crushed morocco binding for Hatchards. With raised bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The text is in both French and English. Beautifully printed on handmade paper by Humphreys (see our other examples).

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  • FINE HUMPHREYS PRINTING IN ELEGANT EDWARDIAN FULL CALF
    Cleopatra. by BERNÁTH, Désiré de
    BERNÁTH, Désiré de
    Cleopatra.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. An elegant Edwardian binding by Bayntun with gilt raised bands, ornate floral gilt tooling to the panels and twin labels. Twin gilt fillets and corner tools frame the boards, Gilt dentelles and top edge. Slight fading to the spine, otherwise pristine. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. A typically luxurious printing on hand-made paper by Humphreys. This is one of the tall scarcer titles in this great series.

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  • FINE HUMPHREYS PRINTING IN FULL RED MOROCCO
    Cleopatra. by BERNÁTH, Désiré de
    BERNÁTH, Désiré de
    Cleopatra.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1907. Full morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. A splendid Edwardian binding in full crushed morocco with raised bands, gilt lettering, gilt dentelles and top edge. a dark mark on a couple of bands, otherwise pristine. From the Library of the Late Christopher Foyle of Beeleigh Abbey. A typically luxurious printing on hand-made paper by Humphreys. This is one of the tall scarcer titles in this great series.

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  • FINELY PRINTED IN SPLENDID CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Maximes by LA ROCHEFOUCAULT (François. Duc de).
    LA ROCHEFOUCAULT (François. Duc de).
    Maximes

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1902. Full crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A splendid binding in the style of Cobden Sanderson with raised bands, simple gilt tooling to the panels and fine gilt tooling to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Some severe foxing to 10 leaves, otherwise a pristine example..

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  • FINE PRINTING IN HANDSOME FULL GOATSKIN
    The Borgias by DUMAS, Alexandre
    DUMAS, Alexandre
    The Borgias

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome binding in terracotta goatskin by Hatchards with raised bands simple gilt tooled panels and boards and wide dentelles. All edges gilt. Some scuffing and a tiny loss of leather on the upper fore edge. A classic title, finely printed on handmade paper in a most attractive binding.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN HALF CALF
    Sebastian Melmoth by WILDE, Oscar
    WILDE, Oscar
    Sebastian Melmoth

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Half calf, 6.5 inches tall. An elegant binding with gilt raised bands, gilt panels and top edge. Finely printed on handmade paper. Bound together with 'The Soul of Man'.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN CHARMING CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Ninon de Lenclos. by LENCLOS, Anne de
    LENCLOS, Anne de
    Ninon de Lenclos.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1904. Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A delightful binding in full terracotta crushed morocco, with raised bands, simple gilt framed panels and distinctive gilt and blind tooling to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Finely printed on hand made paper. Some rubbing and slight wear to the upper joint. Lenclos is celebrated for her charm, wit, intellect and for her liaisons with many of the most distinguished men of the day. Her salon was frequented, amongst others, by La Fontaine, Racine and Moliere.

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  • FINE PRINTING ON HANDMADE PAPER IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Poems by ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel
    ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel
    The Poems

    London: Humpreys, 1912. Half crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A simple but handsome binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands and gilt pallets and top edge. Neat ink owner's name on first blank. Finely printed on hand made paper. Founder member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Rossetti was a great painter and poet.

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  • FINE HUMPHREYS PRINTING IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Essays of Elia. by LAMB, Charles
    LAMB, Charles
    Essays of Elia.

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Full crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A handsome binding by Hatchards with raised bands, gilt and blind tooling in the Arts and Crafts style. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Finely printed on hand made paper. A handsome binding if somewhat rubbed.

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