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  • SUPERB FULL CALF SET FROM THE CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Di Tito Lucrezio Caro Della Natura Delle Cose, Libri VI. Tradotti da Alessandro Marchetti. by LUCREZIO ( Titus Lucretius Carus )
    LUCREZIO ( Titus Lucretius Carus )
    Di Tito Lucrezio Caro Della Natura Delle Cose, Libri VI. Tradotti da Alessandro Marchetti.

    ondon ( Londra ), 1761. 2 volume set, 5.75 inches tall. Fine full 18th century mottled calf. With gilt bands, double label and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. Portrait. A delightful edition in Italian.With the bookplate of the Chateau de Cirey in each volume.

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  • FIRST EDITION IN IMPRESSIVE FULL MOROCCO
    Leila; or, the Siege of Granada. by LYTTON, Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton).
    LYTTON, Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton).
    Leila; or, the Siege of Granada.

    London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1838. Full morocco, 9.25 inches tall. A most impressive early Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and elaborate and fine gilt tooling to the boards within gilt and blind rolls and blind corner tools. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Decorated with portrait and 15 steel engravings. Foxing to the plates. First edition of this classic novel of deeds of derring-do in Ferdinand and Isabella's final siege of Moorish Granada.

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  • GREAT ROMAN HISTORIAN IN HALF CALF
    T. Livii Patavini Historiarum Libri Qui Supersunt Omnes et Deperditorum Fragmenta. by LIVY (Titus Livius Patavinus)
    LIVY (Titus Livius Patavinus)
    T. Livii Patavini Historiarum Libri Qui Supersunt Omnes et Deperditorum Fragmenta.

    EIPZIG, Tauchnitz, 1829-1848. 5 volume set, 5.25 inches tall, Half calf with gilt bands and tooling to the spines and red labels. Some foxing and rubbing and scuffing to the boards but no splitting. A neat little set of the works of this great Roman historian. In the original Latin.

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  • BEAUTIFUL FRENCH 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    Les Adventures de Gil Blas de Santillane. by LE SAGE, Alain Rene
    LE SAGE, Alain Rene
    Les Adventures de Gil Blas de Santillane.

    Amsterdam: Uytwerf, 1733. 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. Full French 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and delightful gilt centre tools. A gilt fillet frames the boards. Full page engraved plates. Some binder's trimming of the text block resulting to small loss at the margins. A lovely little set in the original French.

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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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  • EXQUISITE FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Pharsalia. (ROWE, Nicholas, translated into English by). by LUCAN
    LUCAN
    Pharsalia. (ROWE, Nicholas, translated into English by).

    London: Suttaby et al, 1812. 2 volume set, 5.25 inches tall. Lucan's epic Roman poem telling the story of the civil war between Julius Caesar and the Senate under Pompey the Great. From a larger set of "The Works of the British Poets", hence the volume numbers 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. Engraved frontispieces to both volumes. An exquisite little set.

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  • EARLY PARIS EDITION IN VERY FINE HALF MOROCCO
    England and the English. by LYTTON, Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton)
    LYTTON, Edward Bulwer (Lord Lytton)
    England and the English.

    Paris: Baudry's European Library, 1833. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A very finely bound volume with gilt raised bands, elaborate floral gilt tooling to the panels. Complete in one volume this is one of Baudry's classic English language editions.

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  • FINE FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF
    The New Week’s Preparation For a Worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper As Appointed and Practised by the Church of England. by LORD’S SUPPER
    LORD’S SUPPER
    The New Week’s Preparation For a Worthy receiving of the Lord’s Supper As Appointed and Practised by the Church of England.

    London: Bent, 1787. Full red calf, 6.5 inches tall. A delightful binding in pristine condition. Gilt bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. The boards are framed by a geometric roll. Two parts with separate title pages and frontispieces. An early owners inscription on the first blank. Very curious bookplate in the form of a very delicate cut out on which is a minuscule manuscript inscription. Some worming affecting 14 leaves towards the end of the first part.

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  • FULL MOROCCO IN PRISTINE CONDITION
    The Poetical Works. by LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    The Poetical Works.

    Edinburgh: Gall & Inglis, c.1875. Full crushed morocco, 7 inches tall. An elaborate binding in pristine condition with raised bands and gilt and blind tooling to the panels and boards. All edges gilt. Engraved frontispiece, title page and full page plates.

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  • SPLENDID FULL BLIND TOOLED MOROCCO
    The Golden Legend. by LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    LONGFELLOW, Henry Wadsworth
    The Golden Legend.

    London: Bogue, 1854. Full red morocco, 8 inches tall. A rather splendid full blind tooled morocco with gilt titles and all edges. With 50 wood engravings by Birket Foster and Jane E. Hay. Lacking the half title.

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  • RICHLY DECORATED FULL CALF
    The Letters of Charles Lamb. by LAMB, Charles
    LAMB, Charles
    The Letters of Charles Lamb.

    London: Moxon, 1841. Full calf, 9.25 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, label and blind and gilt rolls framing the panels. Two parts bound in one, complete. With a Sketch of his Life by Thomas Noon Talfourd, one of his executors.

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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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  • Rory O’More: A National Romance. by LOVER, Samuel
    LOVER, Samuel
    Rory O’More: A National Romance.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1839. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A most good looking early Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and ornate gilt tooling, including shamrocks, to the panels. The engraved frontispiece and title page are foxed, otherwise the text is clean. Armorial bookplate. Complete in itself but published as volume XXIII in the series of Standard Novels. A handsome copy of Lover's great tale of the Irish Rebellion of 1641.

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  • WELL ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN HALF GREEN VELLUM
    Les Chansons de Bilitis. (Translated into French from the Greek). by LOUYS, Pierre
    LOUYS, Pierre
    Les Chansons de Bilitis. (Translated into French from the Greek).

    Paris: Artheme Fayard, c.1910. Half vellum, 9.5 inches tall. Vellum spine and tips with gilt tooling and top edge. An amusingly illustrated edition in fine condition.

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  • NEAT COPY IN QUARTER CALF
    Le Diable Boiteux by LE SAGE, A. René ( LESAGE )
    LE SAGE, A. René ( LESAGE )
    Le Diable Boiteux

    Paris: Ledoux et Tenre, 1817. 2 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. Charming quarter speckled calf with treecalfed paper on the boards cleverly imitating calf. Twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. A pretty little set.

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  • CHARMING COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The Poetical Works of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne by LANSDOWNE, Lord (GRANVILLE, George)
    LANSDOWNE, Lord (GRANVILLE, George)
    The Poetical Works of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne

    Edinburg: The Apollo Press, 1780. Full speckled calf, 5 inches tall. With gilt bands and label. Some scratching and marking of the leather on the lower board, otherwise a very clean copy in a charming 18th century binding.

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