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  • FIRST EDITION IN SUPERB FULL PINK CALF
    The English at Home by ( CROWE, Eyre Evans )
    ( CROWE, Eyre Evans )
    The English at Home

    London: Colburn and Bentley, 1830. 3 volumes bound in 2, 7.5 inches tall. A most attractive binding in full calf with gilt raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels and a blind tooled device on both boards.The armorial bookplate of Maxwell of Polloc. Without titles to the second and third volume. Eyre Evans Crowe was an English journalist and historian with a particular interest in continental history and manners.

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  • SUPERB COPY IN A HALF CALF SPECKLED REGENCY BINDING
    Letters of a Mamaluke; Or a Moral and Critical Picture of the Manners of Paris (Translated into the English) by LAVALLEE, Joseph
    LAVALLEE, Joseph
    Letters of a Mamaluke; Or a Moral and Critical Picture of the Manners of Paris (Translated into the English)

    London: John Murray, 1804. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. Half speckled calf with gilt bands, a red title label and black volume cartouche. A superb set in pristine condition.

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  • RARE PARIS EDITION IN ENGLISH IN HALF PINK CALF
    Domestic Manners of The Americans by TROLLOPE, Mrs.
    TROLLOPE, Mrs.
    Domestic Manners of The Americans

    Paris: Baudry, 1832. 2 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. A most attractive set in contemporary half pink calf with gilt bands and titles and delicate blind tooled panels. With the armorial bookplates of The Vicomte de Vaufreland. Superficial loss to the surface of the marbled paper near the foredge otherwise in fine condition. The fourth edition, printed in the same year as the first edition. A scarce edition of this hilarious and controversial work.

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  • RARE ITEM IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    Two Lectures on Some Changes In Social Life and Habits by RAMSAY, E. B.
    RAMSAY, E. B.
    Two Lectures on Some Changes In Social Life and Habits

    Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1857. Superb copy in full pink calf, 7 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, thistle centre tools, dentelles and all edges. Armorial bookplate. With the original rather tatty paper wraps bound in and an owner's inscription dated 1887 on the first blank. A charming copy.

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