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  • CLASSIC WORK IN STUNNING FULL HONEY CALF
    Life of Mohamet and Lives of Mohamet and his Successors. by IRVING, Washington
    IRVING, Washington
    Life of Mohamet and Lives of Mohamet and his Successors.

    London: John Murray, 1850. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A pristine set of this classic work in full mid-Victorian honey calf. With gilt raised bands, exquisite floral gilt tooling to the panels and double gilt fillet framing the boards. First edition. With the bookplate of Edward Nicholas Hurt of Wirksworth. This superb set is in pristine condition, both in terms of the text block and binding, evidently having not been read.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO
    Bracebridge Hall. by IRVING, Washington
    IRVING, Washington
    Bracebridge Hall.

    New York & London: Putnam's, (1901). 2 vol set, 9 inches tall. This is the complete Bracebridge Hall from the Joseph Jefferson Edition of The Complete Works, limited to 250 sets. An extraordinarily bright and colourful binding by the Paris bindery Trautz Bauzonnet in full crushed morocco with gilt raised bands and floral gilt tooling to the spine. The boards and doublures are elaborately gilt tooled with floral onlays. Top edge gilt. Embellished with colour frontispieces, full page plates and vignettes. Classic work in a fabulous binding.

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  • HANDSOME SET IN FINE HALF VELLUM
    Memoirs of Henry the Great, and the Court of France during his Reign. by IRELAND, William Henry
    IRELAND, William Henry
    Memoirs of Henry the Great, and the Court of France during his Reign.

    London: Harding, Triphook, and Lepard, 1824. 2 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A smart Georgian half vellum with gilt bands, gilt centre tools, twin labels and pink speckled edges. With the bookplates of Vane Londonderry. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses. Splendid engraved frontispiece to the first volume. Henry IV, known as 'The Great' was the first Bourbon monarch of France.

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  • 7 PLAYS IN VERY FINE STRAIGHT GRAIN CALF BINDING
    The Revenge; Gustavus Vasa; Barbarossa; Cato; Tamerlane; The Mourning Bride; The Grecian Daughter. by INCHBALD (YOUNG, Edward; BROOKE, Henry; BROWN, Dr.; ADDISON, Joseph; ROWE, Nicholas; CONGREVE, William; MURPHY, Arthur ).
    INCHBALD (YOUNG, Edward; BROOKE, Henry; BROWN, Dr.; ADDISON, Joseph; ROWE, Nicholas; CONGREVE, William; MURPHY, Arthur ).
    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.

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