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Bacon’s Essays and Colours of Good and Evil
London: Macmillan, 1891. Full morocco, 8.25 inches tall. Beautifully bound by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, fine floral gilt tooling to the panels, dentelles and to the boards. Gilt top edge, the rest deckled. Watered silk endpapers. A fine edition on hand made paper limited to just 250 copies. Slight rubbing, overall a fine copy of these works by this great philosopher, statesman and essayist.More details Price: £450.00
English Books 1475-1900 A Signpost for Collectors
City of Westminster: Chas J. Sawyer, (1927). 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. Very fine half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, elegant gilt panels and gilt top edges. Slight variation to the tooling of each volume. With an inscription 'with the author's compliments' on the half title. Limited to 2000 copies. With 100 illustrations. A very fine set.More details Price: £450.00
THE Novellino of Massucio
London: Lawrencea and Bullen, 1895. 2 volume set, 11 inches tall. A handsome half crushed morocco with twin gilt raised bands, titles, exceptionally handsome panels and top edge. One of 1000 copies, of which this is 156, with many full page illustrations by E.R. Hughes. A wonderful copy of these 'risque' tales.More details Price: £400.00
Tartarin de Tarascon.
Collection Poivre Et Sel. Kra, Editeur, 1928. Half morocco by Thierry Simier. 8.5 inches tall. Fine binding with gilt and blind tooling and red and brown onlays. Superb hand coloured illustrations by Marcel Capy. This deluxe copy is number 12 of 30 containing an original watercolour by Capy. Pristine copy.More details Price: £400.00
Epitaphs and Inscriptions.
Edinburgh: Privately printed, 1885. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A very delicate and fine half crushed morocco by Riviere with raised bands, twin labels and all edges gilt. One of just 75 large-paper copies. The first title, on parchment, is foxed, the second title page and rest of the text is perfectly clean. A delightful collection of 'Epitaphs and Inscriptions interesting either from historical association or quaintness of wording'.More details Price: £350.00
The Most Delectable Nights of Straparola of Caravaggio.
Paris: Carrington, 1906. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A handsome set with raised bands, delicate gilt tooled panels and top edges. Limited to one thousand copies and published in Paris due to its somewhat racy contents. Sometimes known as 'The Pleasant Nights' or 'The Facetious Nights', these 16th century fables and tales contain several of the first appearances of fairy stories still that are still familiar today.More details Price: £350.00
ünchen, Bremer Presse, 1921. Full vellum, 10.5 inches tall. A very attractive yapp edged vellum binding with simple gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt top edge. No 49 of a limited edition of just 270. Bound by 'Bremer Binder F. TH.' A finely printed and bound collection of early French love songs in French.More details Price: £280.00
Lettres Amoureuses d'un Frére à son Elève.
Paris: Bibliotheque des Curieux, (1910). Half morocco, 6 inches tall. A very curious item in a curious binding with gilt raised bands, raised head and tail and ornate gilt tooling to the spine. Gilt top edge. One of 500 copies. Original wrappers bound in. The tale of the seduction of a novice by a priest.More details Price: £250.00
A Journal of the Life and Travels of John Woolman in the Service of the Gospels.
London: Essex House Press, 1901. Full vellum, 6 inches tall. A fine example with yapp edges and black lettering to the spine. Uncut. One of 250 copies, of which this is number 74. A delightful work printed at this great Private Press 'under the care of C.R. Ashbee'.More details Price: £250.00
The Crown Jewels and other Regalia in the Tower of London.
London: Dropmore Press, 1953. Three quarter morocco, 14 inches tall. A splendid volume with raised bands, gilt titles, embossed upper board and all edges. Number 8 of 99 signed copies. 8 colour and 32 monochrome plates.More details Price: £245.00
D. H. Lawrence And The Body Mystical.
London: Dennis Archer, 1932. Full orange vellum, 10 inches tall. With fine decoration in gilt and black. From a limited edition of only 75 numbered copies, this is copy number 9, containing a signed artist's proof. Very slight cockling, a small neat owner's inscription on the free end paper. Otherwise an excellent copy.More details Price: £100.00