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  • DELUXE SIGNED LARGE PAPER EDITION IN WONDERFUL FULL MOROCCO
    English Fairy Tales. (Bound uniformly with) More English Fairy Tales. by JACOBS, Joseph JACOBS, Joseph
    JACOBS, Joseph JACOBS, Joseph
    English Fairy Tales. (Bound uniformly with) More English Fairy Tales.

    London: David Nutt 1890 & 1894. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. Wonderful full crushed morocco bindings, executed in 1898, by Riviere & Son with superb gilt olive branch tooling to the spine and boards. With gilt dentelles and top edges. Illustrated by John D Batten with 12 plates, all in 2 states, headpieces, vignettes and initials throughout. Original paper spine bound in. Signed by the author, publisher and illustrator. First edition, Deluxe issue being numbers 33 of 80 copies, and 22 of 160 copies respectively, printed on Japanese vellum. Joseph Jacobs, the editor of the society journal 'Folklore', was a noted collector and publisher of English folklore. He was responsible for popularising such familiar fairy tales as 'Goldilocks and…

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    London: David Nutt 1890 & 1894. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. Wonderful full crushed morocco bindings, executed in 1898, by Riviere & Son with superb gilt olive branch tooling to the spine and boards. With gilt dentelles and top edges. Illustrated by John D Batten with 12 plates, all in 2 states, headpieces, vignettes and initials throughout. Original paper spine bound in. Signed by the author, publisher and illustrator. First edition, Deluxe issue being numbers 33 of 80 copies, and 22 of 160 copies respectively, printed on Japanese vellum. Joseph Jacobs, the editor of the society journal 'Folklore', was a noted collector and publisher of English folklore. He was responsible for popularising such familiar fairy tales as 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears', 'Jack and the Beanstalk', 'Jack the Giant Killer', 'The History of Tom Thumb' and 'The Three Little Pigs'. A splendid set of these two scarce deluxe limited editions.

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  • STUNNING SET, ALL FIRST EDITIONS, IN FULL POLISHED CALF
    The Works of John Heneage Jesse. by JESSE, John Heneage.
    JESSE, John Heneage.
    The Works of John Heneage Jesse.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1840-1875. 23 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A Superb full polished calf by Riviere with gilt raised bands, twin labels, fine gilt tooling to the panels and a triple gilt fillet framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Engraved frontispieces. All first editions. A fine set of these celebrated historical works. (Comprising: The Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts; The Court of England from the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George II; George Selwyn and his Contemporaries; Memorials of London; Memoirs of the Pretenders; London and its Celebrities; Memoirs of Richard III: Memoirs of George III; Celebrated Etonians). Fine set from the library of an Oxfordshire country house.

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  • 474 EXTRA ILLUSTRATIONS IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places. by JESSE, J. Heneage
    JESSE, J. Heneage
    London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1871. 6 volume set, 8 inches tall. A magnificent full morocco binding by Bayntun Riviere with gilt raised bands and first rate gilt tooling to the panels and boards. At the centre of each board is a gilt embossed City of London crest with dragons. Gilt dentelles and all edges. This remarkable set contains approximately 474 extra illustrations, 65 in colour.

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  • DELUXE SIGNED LARGE PAPER EDITION IN WONDERFUL FULL MOROCCO
    Indian Fairy Tales. by JACOBS, Joseph
    JACOBS, Joseph
    Indian Fairy Tales.

    London: David Nutt, 1892. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A wonderful full crushed morocco binding, executed in 1898 by Riviere & Son with superb gilt olive branch tooling to the spine and boards. With gilt dentelles and top edge. Illustrated by John D Batten with a pictorial title page printed in pink, 9 plates, all in 2 states, headpieces, vignettes and initials throughout. Original paper spine bound in. Signed by the author, publisher and illustrator. First edition, Deluxe issue being number 22 of 160 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Joseph Jacobs, the editor of the society journal 'Folklore', was a noted collector and publisher of English folklore. He was responsible for popularising such familiar fairy tales as "Goldilocks and…

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    London: David Nutt, 1892. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A wonderful full crushed morocco binding, executed in 1898 by Riviere & Son with superb gilt olive branch tooling to the spine and boards. With gilt dentelles and top edge. Illustrated by John D Batten with a pictorial title page printed in pink, 9 plates, all in 2 states, headpieces, vignettes and initials throughout. Original paper spine bound in. Signed by the author, publisher and illustrator. First edition, Deluxe issue being number 22 of 160 copies printed on Japanese vellum. Joseph Jacobs, the editor of the society journal 'Folklore', was a noted collector and publisher of English folklore. He was responsible for popularising such familiar fairy tales as "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Jack the Giant Killer", "The History of Tom Thumb" and 'The Three Little Pigs". He went on the collect fairy tales from the Jewish, Celtic and Indian traditions. This is a unique and superb copy of the fruits of his Indian collection.

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  • SUPERB REGENCY FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO BINDING
    Rasselas by JOHNSON, Samuel
    JOHNSON, Samuel
    Rasselas

    London: Hector M'lean, 1819. Full straight grain morocco, 10.5 inches tall. A very fine Regency binding with wide extra gilt raised bands and panels. The boards are framed within wide gilt and blind rolls. All edges gilt. Fine engraved plates by Smirke. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst.

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  • MOST ATTRACTIVE SET OF THIS FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK
    Traité Général des chasses à courre et à tir. by JOURDAIN, F.X.J.
    JOURDAIN, F.X.J.
    Traité Général des chasses à courre et à tir.

    Paris: Audot, 1822. 2 volumes complete, 8 inches tall. A most attractive set in half speckled calf with gilt pallets, large blue labels and delicate gilt centre tools. Armorial bookplate. Yellow edges and interesting endpapers. With 36 engraved plates. Described by Thiebaud (522) " Un des livres de chasse les plus agréablement illustrés de cette époque". In the original French.

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  • MUCH IMITATED SATIRE IN BEAUTIFUL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    Chrysal: or, the Adventure of a Guinea by (JOHNSTONE, Charles)
    (JOHNSTONE, Charles)
    Chrysal: or, the Adventure of a Guinea

    London: Cooke, 1797. 3 volume set, 5 1/2 inches tall. Beautiful 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and delightful gilt tooling to the panels. Slightly marked endpapers, otherwise pristine. Bookplate. Embellished with engraved frontispieces, title pages and full page plates. The plates dated 1797. This extraordinary dark satire spawned many imitations. 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.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN SPECTACULAR FULL CALF
    Cakes and Ale by JERROLD, Douglas
    JERROLD, Douglas
    Cakes and Ale

    London: How and Parsons, 1842. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full calf extra gilt by Riviere. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, fine floral tooling to the panels, wide dentelles and gilt top edges. With frontispieces and title pages by George Cruikshank. With the cloth boards and spines bound in. A superb copy in pristine condition.

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  • TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN PRIZE IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets. by JOHNSON, Samuel
    JOHNSON, Samuel
    Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets.

    London: John Murray, 1854. 3 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A classic mid-Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels, and ornate gilt tooling on the panels. Blind corner tools and twin fillets frame the Trinity College Dublin embossed prize plate. Prize bookplates on each front paste down endpaper. A very good looking set of this celebration of the great English Poets by Samuel Johnson.

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  • ONE OF 50 'IMPERIAL' COPIES IN STUNNING FULL MOROCCO
    A General Outline of The Animal Kingdom and Manual of Comparative Anatomy. by JONES, Thomas Rymer
    JONES, Thomas Rymer
    A General Outline of The Animal Kingdom and Manual of Comparative Anatomy.

    London: John Van Voorst, 1841. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. A stunning full hard grain morocco by Toovey of Piccadilly with gilt raised bands, exceptionally fine gilt tooling to the panels and a triple fillet framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and top edge. One of only 50 'Imperial' copies. With the leather label of Denning. Illustrated with 336 engraved vignettes. Thomas Rymer Jones, eminent English surgeon, academic and zoologist was Fullerian Professor of Physiology at the Royal Institution in 1840 to 1842.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY COMIC WORK IN FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures. by JERROLD, Douglas
    JERROLD, Douglas
    Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures.

    London: Bradbury, Evans, & Co., 1866. Full calf, 8 1/2 inches tall. A splendid full calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. A double gilt fillet and corner tools frame the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Colour frontispiece and illustrations by Charles Keane throughout. A lovely copy of this extraordinary comic work.

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  • FINE ELZEVIR IN SPLENDID 17TH CENTURY CRUSHED MOROCCO
    History (Justini Historiarum Ex Trogo Pompeio Lib. XLIV cum notis Isaaci Vossii). by JUSTINIUS
    JUSTINIUS
    History (Justini Historiarum Ex Trogo Pompeio Lib. XLIV cum notis Isaaci Vossii).

    Batavorum Lugdunum: Elzevir, 1640. Full crushed morocco, 4.75 inches tall. A delightful little volume in a sumptuous binding with gilt bands and floral tooling to the panels, dentelles, triple gilt fillet to the boards and all edges gilt. With wonderful gilt stamped endpapers. Voluptuous engraved title page. There were two first editions, this being the larger without the dedication from Vossius to Bielke but with summaries of the contents of each book. With the Bookplate of the Hayhurst Collection.

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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL MOROCCO BY BEDFORD
    Hungarian Sketches In Peace And War by JOKAI, Moritz
    JOKAI, Moritz
    Hungarian Sketches In Peace And War

    Edinburgh: Constable, 1854. Full morocco, 6.75 inches tall. A superb copy bound by Bedford, one of the greatest firms of the period. With gilt raised bands, gilt titles and exeptionally fine tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. In pristine condition.

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  • SUPERB SET IN 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF.
    The Letters of The Celebrated Junius. by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    The Letters of The Celebrated Junius.

    London, 1783. 2 volume set, 7.25 inches tall. Full tree calf with raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt panels. An exceptionally elegant set in fine condition.

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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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  • DELIGHTFUL GEORGIAN FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Letters of Junius. by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    The Letters of Junius.

    London: Bumpus, 1820. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A very pleasing Georgian full straight grain morocco binding with wide gilt raised bands, elaborately gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. The boards are framed within blind and gilt rolls, typical of the period. Engraved first title page. A fine little edition of these celebrated letters, under the still mysterious nom de plume of Junius, in pristine condition.

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  • HANDSOME SET IN GEORGIAN HALF CALF
    JUNIUS: Including Letters By the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, ( Now First Collected ). To Which are Added, His Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, & His Private Letters Addressed to Mr. H. S. Woodfall by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    JUNIUS: Including Letters By the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, ( Now First Collected ). To Which are Added, His Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, & His Private Letters Addressed to Mr. H. S. Woodfall

    London: Rivington et al., 1814. 3 volume set, 8 3/4 inches tall. A handsome set in Georgian half 'Russia' calf with gilt and blind bands and centre tooling and gilt lettering. An 18th century engraving of 3 characters entitled 'Junius' is pasted onto the reverse of the 6th blank. Folding plates showing various letters. Some rubbing.

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  • PRISTINE FULL CALF BY LEIGHTON
    Geschichte des Judenthums und seiner Secten. by JOST, J.M.
    JOST, J.M.
    Geschichte des Judenthums und seiner Secten.

    Leipzig: Dörffling und Franke, 1857 & 1858. 2 volumes, full calf. A classic Victorian full calf by Leighton with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. A 3rd and concluding volume was published in 1859. In the original German.

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  • DELIGHTFUL FULL VELLUM GILT IN PRISTINE CONDITION
    The Letters of Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    The Letters of Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra.

    London: Dove, 1827. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A beautiful little vellum binding with label and fine gilt tooled panels, the boards are framed within a blue outline. A particularly clean copy inside and out. A collection of letters critical to George III, the true authorship has been much debated but never verified.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE VOLUME IN FULL CALF
    Letters of Junius. by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    Letters of Junius.

    Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1822. Full calf, 5 1/4 inches tall. A charming little Georgian binding with gilt raised bands and delightful gilt floral tooling to the panels. The splendid embossed boards are framed within gilt and blind rolls. The second title page has the previous owners initials. With engraved frontispiece and title page.

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