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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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  • 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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  • CLASSIC EDITION IN STUNNING GEORGIAN FULL VELLUM
    (Satires) D. Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis Satirae XVI. by JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
    JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
    (Satires) D. Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis Satirae XVI.

    Glasgow and London: Duncan and Priestly, 1825. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A stunning full vellum by White of Pall Mall with gilt bands, striking black titles and twin gilt pallets and corner tools framing the boards with engraved frontispiece and first title. Slight marking to the boards, overall a wonderful set of Juvenal's 16 satires. In the original Latin.

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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 a Northumberland Country House.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • SPLENDID 'DIVINITY' BINDING IN FULL BLIND TOOLED CALF
    The Works of Ben. Jonson by JONSON, Ben
    JONSON, Ben
    The Works of Ben. Jonson

    London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1860. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. A wonderful binding in the 'Oxford' or 'Divinity' style by Riviere. With raised bands, terracotta label and the distinctive blind tooling on the spine and boards. Pink edges. An ink inscription 'on leaving Eton' dated 1861 on the first blank. Portrait and engraved title page. Slight rubbing. A fine double column single volume edition of the works of this great 17th century English playwright, poet, actor, and literary critic.

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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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  • 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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  • FINELY PRINTED EDITION IN FINE 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Justini Historiarum ex Trogo Pompeio Libri XLIV by JUSTIN (Latin: Marcus Junianius (or Junianus) Justinus)
    JUSTIN (Latin: Marcus Junianius (or Junianus) Justinus)
    Justini Historiarum ex Trogo Pompeio Libri XLIV

    Paris: Joseph Barbou, 1770. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A delightful 18th century calf binding with gilt bands, labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. The mottled calf boards are framed by simple gilt rolls. All edges gilt. Frontispiece by Gravelot and woodcut ornaments. Finely printed latin text of this great history.

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  • FINE HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    A Selection from his Thoughts. by JOUBERT, Joseph
    JOUBERT, Joseph
    A Selection from his Thoughts.

    London: Duckworth, 1898. Half crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A charming copy with raised bands and gilt floral centre tools. A finely printed edition on 'japanese vellum' of the Thoughts of this celebrated 'Epicurean' philosopher.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE COPY IN FULL CALF
    Rasselas: A Tale. by JOHNSON, Samuel
    JOHNSON, Samuel
    Rasselas: A Tale.

    London: Jones, 1825. Full calf, 3.75 inches tall. A fine tiny binding with gilt bands and panels, label and gilt and blind tooling to the boards. Engraved frontispiece and first title page. Slight scattered foxing and small tear to second title page, otherwise pristine.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Satires. (DRYDEN, John, translated into English by). by JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
    JUVENAL (Decimus Junius Juvenalis)
    The Satires. (DRYDEN, John, translated into English by).

    London: Suttaby, 1812. Full morocco, 2 volumes bound in 1, complete, 5.25 inches tall. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume number on the spine. In a beautiful Regency binding in full straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, gilt centre tools and blind corner tools to the panels and all edges gilt. On both boards a Grecian lyre within a wreath is framed by elaborate blind tooling. Armorial bookplate. 2 engraved plates. An exquisite little volume.

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