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  • FINE VICTORIAN ILLUSTRATION IN SPECTACULAR FULL MOROCCO
    Irish Melodies. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Irish Melodies.

    London: Longman, 1846. Full morocco, 10.5 inches tall. Superbly bound with gilt railed bands and dense gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Beautifully decorated throughout by Maclise on every page, the text being embellished with illustrations and borders. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. An ink inscription dated 1870 on the first blank.

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  • STUNNING SET IN TERRACOTTA GOATSKIN
    Oeuvres de Moliere by MOLIERE,
    MOLIERE,
    Oeuvres de Moliere

    Paris: Cres, 1924. 2 volume set, 10.75 inches tall. Magnificent goatskin binding bound by Bumpus. With raised bands, titles, very attractive floral gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. Illustrations throughout by Bruyer. A neat quotation has been pasted to a blank. Some blotching to the rear board of volume 1. A stunning set of these beautifully illustrated works.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    THE Novellino of Massucio by MASUCCIO, Salernitano ( Translated into English by W.G. Waters )
    MASUCCIO, Salernitano ( Translated into English by W.G. Waters )
    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.

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  • SPLENDID GOUPIL LIMITED EDITION IN HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Napoléon et son fils. by MASSON, Frederic
    MASSON, Frederic
    Napoléon et son fils.

    Paris: Goupil & Co, 1904. Half crushed morocco, 13 inches tall. A magnificent binding by Riviere with raised bands, gilt titles, centre tools and top edge. Colour frontispiece and further full page illustrations throughout. Limited to 800 copies on handmade paper. Foxing to the preliminaries, otherwise clean.

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  • HANDSOME SET IN FULL DICED CALF
    Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern. by MOSHEIM, John Lawrence Von
    MOSHEIM, John Lawrence Von
    Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern.

    London: Longmans et. al., 1845. 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A handsome set of this classic work in full diced calf. With gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. A small neat owners inscription on the title page. Translated by James Murdock and with additions by Henry Soames.

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  • SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Critical and Historical Essays. by MACAULAY, Lord
    MACAULAY, Lord
    Critical and Historical Essays.

    London: Longmans, 1873. 3 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. An ink inscription 'on leaving Eton' on the reverse of the free endpaper. A superb set of this great work.

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  • Critical and Historical Essays contributed to the Edinburgh Review. Ninth edition. In three volumes. by MACAULAY, Lord.
    MACAULAY, Lord.
    Critical and Historical Essays contributed to the Edinburgh Review. Ninth edition. In three volumes.

    London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1858. 3 vols., 8vo (8.75 x 5.75 inches). Full calf, with twin red and green labels, gilt raised bands and floral gilt tooling to panels, marbled edges and endpapers, blind dentelles. Armorial bookplates. Slightly sunned at spine. The binder has had to correct the volume number on two of the three volumes. A very good set.

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  • VERY FINE SET BOUND BY HERING.
    Opere di Pietro Metastasio. by METASTASIO, Pietro.
    METASTASIO, Pietro.
    Opere di Pietro Metastasio.

    Mantova: Co' Tipi Dell'Erede Pazzoni, 1816. 6 volumes, 6.5 inches tall. Full blue morocco by Hering. Superb set with wide floral gilt raised bands, framed panels, dentelles and all edges. Slightly rubbed on the spines.

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  • STUNNING FULL RED CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Privy Purse Expenses of the Princess Mary, Daughter of King Henry the Eighth, afterwards Queen Mary: with A Memoir of the Princess, and Notes. by MADDEN, Frederick
    MADDEN, Frederick
    Privy Purse Expenses of the Princess Mary, Daughter of King Henry the Eighth, afterwards Queen Mary: with A Memoir of the Princess, and Notes.

    London: William Pickering, 1831. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A top quality binding by HAYDAY, one of the finest binders of the period. Gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and superb tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. A neat ink owner's inscription on the first blank. A fine copy of this important archival work.

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  • SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO GILT TOOLED BINDINGS
    The Poetical Works of John Milton by MILTON, John
    MILTON, John
    The Poetical Works of John Milton

    London: Tilt and Bogue, 1843. 2 volume set, 8 inches tall. A pristine set of 'Tilt's Illustrated Edition'. Full crushed morocco with gilt titles in a panel decorated above and below and with gilt tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. 120 engravings. Some light foxing to the first few leaves, otherwise a very clean set of this handsome edition.

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  • HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO BY MORRELL
    The Memoirs of Baron de Marbot. by MARBOT, Jean-Baptiste Antoine Marcellin, Général Baron de
    MARBOT, Jean-Baptiste Antoine Marcellin, Général Baron de
    The Memoirs of Baron de Marbot.

    London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1892. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A very handsome half morocco by Morrell with gilt raised bands, 'Napoleonic' centre tools, framed within gilt panels and gilt top edge. Bookplates. Translated into English by Arthur John Butler. Famous for depicting the Napoleonic age of warfare, Marbot's Memoirs were read by and much approved of by Napoleon himself. A fine set.

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  • FINE COLOUR PLATES BY CHIMOT IN HALF MOROCCO
    Les Soirs d'Opium. Poèmes. Édition illustrée d'eaux-fortes en couleurs par Édouard Chimot by MAGRE, Maurice
    MAGRE, Maurice
    Les Soirs d'Opium. Poèmes. Édition illustrée d'eaux-fortes en couleurs par Édouard Chimot

    Paris: Le Livre du Bibliophile, 1921. Half morocco, 12 inches tall. An interesting and rather bizarre binding with gilt top edge but no lettering. Original wraps bound in. With 12 colour plates by Édouard Chimot and further vignettes throughout. One of 384 on vergé d'arches.

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  • CLASSIC LATE VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    A History of our Own Times from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880. by MCCARTHY, Justin
    MCCARTHY, Justin
    A History of our Own Times from the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General Election of 1880.

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. 4 volume set, 7.25 inches tall. A classic 'fin de siècle' full prize calf by Bickers with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicately gilt tooled panels. With gilt prize blocks on the upper boards and a neat prize inscription, in ink, dated 1899 on the first blank. A neat set of this famous 19th century history.

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  • HANDSOME FULL MOROCCO BINDING BY HAYDAY
    Irish Melodies. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Irish Melodies.

    London: Longman, 1846. Full crushed morocco, 10.5 inches tall. Splendid heavy Victorian binding with raised bands, extra floral gilt panels and boards, titles, dentelles and all edges. Illustrated throughout by Maclise with beautiful illustrations all within decorative borders. Some foxing throughout and light scuffing, a patch of leather on the lower board has been squidged with no loss.

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  • SUPERB COPY OF THE FIRST FRENCH EDITION
    Les Amours des Anges, et Les Melodies Irlandaises. (Irish Melodies) by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Les Amours des Anges, et Les Melodies Irlandaises. (Irish Melodies)

    Paris: Chez Chasseriau, 1823. Full straight grain morocco, 8 inches tall. Gilt raised bands, titles, fine gilt floral panels, gilt and blind tooled boards, dentelles and pink endpapers. All edges gilt. Portrait. A very elegant copy in pristine condition.

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  • ELEGANT SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    A View of society and manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany. by MOORE, John
    MOORE, John
    A View of society and manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany.

    London: Strahan & Cadell, 1793. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An attractive full 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and gilt tooling to the panels. Yellow edges. An interesting account of life in these countries with 'anecdotes relating to some eminent characters' (including Voltaire and Frederick the Great).

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  • GREAT ESSAYS IN TREE CALF
    Critical and Historical Essays. by MACAULAY, Lord
    MACAULAY, Lord
    Critical and Historical Essays.

    London: Longmans, 1885. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. A splendid 'prize' tree calf binding by Relphe with gilt raised bands, twin labels and dense gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt prize blocks to the upper boards and prize bookplate with the previous owner's name obscured. A fine bright set.

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  • SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO
    The Sportsman’s Library. by MILLS, John
    MILLS, John
    The Sportsman’s Library.

    Edinburgh: Tait, 1845. Full morocco, gilt, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid binding with gilt raised bands, 'hunting, shooting and fishing' centre tools to the panels and large gilt devices to the boards framed within gilt fillets and corner tools. All edges gilt. With 10 fine lithographs. Spine slightly faded and light foxing to the portrait. Neat ink inscription '.........on leaving Eton 1857' on first blank.

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  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN FULL TREE CALF
    The History of England by MACAULAY, Lord
    MACAULAY, Lord
    The History of England

    London: Longmans, 1872. 3 volumes, 7 inches tall. A classic full treecalf binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the edges. This highly readable edition ran for a further 4 volumes. A delightful run in pristine condition.

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  • FINELY ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN FULL CREAM CALF
    Poems. by MONTGOMERY, James
    MONTGOMERY, James
    Poems.

    London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, 1860. Full calf, 9 inches tall. An unusual cream calf with raised gilt bands and extra gilt panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and edges. 100 fine engraved vignettes by John Gilbert, Birket Foster et al.. An interesting example of these heavy ornate Victorian bindings.

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