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  • SIGNED LIMITED EDITION IN FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    Casanova by MASTERS, John
    MASTERS, John
    Casanova

    London: The Arcadia Press, 1970. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A stylish binding by Zaehnsdorf with raised bands, gilt title, dentelles and all edges. With a design on the upper boards with red and green onlays. Deluxe edition signed by the author and limited to 265 copies.With colour plates throughout.

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  • 2 FIRST EDITIONS IN HANDSOME FULL CALF
    Anne Boleyn; The Fall of Jerusalem. by MILMAN, Henry Hart
    MILMAN, Henry Hart
    Anne Boleyn; The Fall of Jerusalem.

    London: John Murray, 1826; 1820. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive early 19th century binding with wide raised bands, label and extra gilt panels. Early ink owner's signatures on the first blank and half title. The text block of the first title is clean, that of the second foxed. Both plays are first editions.

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  • HANDSOME 18TH CENTURY HALF CALF
    Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic by Moore, John
    Moore, John
    Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic

    London: Strahan, 1797. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Very elegant late 18th century bindings in half calf with twin labels and gilt bands. A fine clean set.

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  • ITALIAN POETRY IN FULL VELLUM
    Componimenti Lirici de piu Illustri Poeti d’Italia by MATHIAS, Thomas James
    MATHIAS, Thomas James
    Componimenti Lirici de piu Illustri Poeti d’Italia

    apoli, Presso Agnello Nobile, 1819. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full vellum with gilt bands and twin labels. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces. The tiny blue ticket of P. Rolandl, foreign bookseller of Berners St.. Some marking to the boards but overall a fine set. Including examples of the poetry of Dante, Petrach, Tasso up to Metastasio and De'Coletti, selected by the Englishman, Mathias.

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  • STUNNING PRIZE BINDING
    Three Centuries of English Poetry (Being Selections From Chaucer to Herrick) by MASSON, Rosaline Orme
    MASSON, Rosaline Orme
    Three Centuries of English Poetry (Being Selections From Chaucer to Herrick)

    London: Macmillan, 1894. Full tree calf by Morley of Oxford, 7 inches tall. A spectacularly attractive example of full tree calf prize binding. With gilt raised bands, triple labels, fine gilt floral tooling to the panels, a fine gilt roll framing the tree calf on the boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. With an armorial gilt prize block on the boards and prize label on the pastedown end paper. A charming anthology of Engllish verse in a pristine tree calf.

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  • FINE FULL DICED CALF REGENCY BINDING
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance

    London: Longmans et. al, 1817. Full diced calf. 8.75 inches tall. A fine binding dating from the regency period, with inked bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and label. The diced boards are framed within a wide gilt roll. A faint neat ink owner's inscription 'Eliza Smith' on the title page. A delightful copy.

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  • GREAT HISTORY IN CLASSIC VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    The History of England. by MACAULAY, Lord
    MACAULAY, Lord
    The History of England.

    London: Longmans et al, 1873. 2 volume set, 7.5 inches tall. A most attractive classic Victorian by Riviere in full calf with gilt raised bands, fine floral tooling to the panels and twin labels. Gilt prize inscription on upper board of volume 1.

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  • POETRY ANTHOLOGY IN FULL MOROCCO
    Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets. by MACKAY, Charles (editor)
    MACKAY, Charles (editor)
    Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets.

    London: Routledge, 1858. Full morocco, 9 inches tall. A fine binding by Worsfold of Frith Street in Soho. With gilt raised bands, gilt tooling with onlays to the panels and boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. Slight scratching, delicate joints at the head and foxing to the preliminaries. A popular mid Victorian anthology of the poets illustrated throughout with engraved illustrations by eminent artists of the period.

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  • STUNNING FULL RED MOROCCO COPY
    A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry. by MACKAY, Charles (selected and arranged).
    MACKAY, Charles (selected and arranged).
    A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry.

    London: Routledge, 1872. Full red morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A heavy Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, title, dentelles and all edges and splendid gilt tooling to the panels and boards. An excellent anthology of English poetry from the perspective of the time. With illustrations by Millais, Gilbert, Tenniel, Birket Foster and others. An owners name on the paste down endpaper has been crossed out and there is some foxing to the blanks, otherwise clean.

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  • WELL ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Minor Poems of John Milton. by MILTON, John
    MILTON, John
    The Minor Poems of John Milton.

    London: George Bell, 1898. Half morocco, 7.75 inches tall. A simple yet pleasing binding by MacMillan & Bowes with raised bands and gilt title and all edges. A scarce edition profusely illustrated throughout by A. Garth Jones.

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  • CHARMING WORK IN CONTEMPORARY FULL MOROCCO
    Lives of British Physicians. by MACMICHAEL, William
    MACMICHAEL, William
    Lives of British Physicians.

    London: John Murray, 1830. Full morocco, 6 inches tall. A charming little binding with gilt raised bands, blind pallets to the panels and a single fillet and wide blind roll framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. 4 engraved portraits.
    With bookseller's label 'Sold by Wallason Bookseller &c 31 New Bond Street', and bookplate of Charles Anderson-Pelham (1781-1846), 1st Earl of Yarborough, of Appuldurcombe House, Isle of Wight.

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  • DELIGHTFUL ANTHOLOGY OF FRENCH VERSE IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    La Lyre Française. by MASSON, Gustave
    MASSON, Gustave
    La Lyre Française.

    London: Macmillan, 1867. Full crushed morocco, 6 inches tall. An elegant binding by Holloway with gilt raised bands, delicate gilt centre tools to the panels, dentelles and all edges. Two bookplates. An anthology of French poetry with the verse in the original French and the preface and notes in English. A delightful volume.

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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL TREE CALF.
    Moltke, A Biographical And Critical Study. by MORRIS, William O’Connor.
    MORRIS, William O’Connor.
    Moltke, A Biographical And Critical Study.

    London: Ward& Downey, 1893. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. Full prize tree calf with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, prize block on upper board and blue label. Profusely illustrated with portraits and maps.

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  • PRETTY SET IN QUARTER CALF
    La Vie de Marianne, ou les Avantures de Madame la Comtesse de ***. by MARIVAUX, Pierre Carlet De Chamblain De
    MARIVAUX, Pierre Carlet De Chamblain De
    La Vie de Marianne, ou les Avantures de Madame la Comtesse de ***.

    London: (a Londres), 1788. 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. A most attractive set in 18th century quarter calf with gilt bands, twin labels and simple gilt centre tools to the panels. Bumped tips of the boards.

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  • SUPERB STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Touraine And Its Story. by MACDONELL, Anne
    MACDONELL, Anne
    Touraine And Its Story.

    London: Dent, n.d. c.1905. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. Full straight grain morocco by Bumpus, gilt raised bands, panels, titles, dentelles and all edges. A splendid copy of this fascinating volume with 50 full page colour illustrations and many black and white in the text. Foxing to the first few blanks and then clean from the half title. Ink inscription on the first blank.

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  • SPLENDID HEAVY VICTORIAN HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    Lays of Ancient Rome. by MACAULAY, Lord
    MACAULAY, Lord
    Lays of Ancient Rome.

    London: Longmans, 1881. Full morocco, 7.75 inches tall. A splendid Victorian hard grain morocco with raised bands, neat gilt panels, fine gilt panels to the boards, dentelles and all edges. Bookplate. Foxing to the blanks and half title, then clean. Illustrated throughout with full page and vignette illustrations by J.R. Weguelin.

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  • SUPERB LITTLE FULL MOROCCO BINDING
    Coelebs in Search of a Wife. In two volumes. by MORE, Hannah.
    MORE, Hannah.
    Coelebs in Search of a Wife. In two volumes.

    London: Charles Tilt, 1837. 2 vols., 12mo (4.25 x 2.75 inches). Full mauve morocco, with decorative gilt tooling framing title on spine. Double blind rule framing gilt scrolling foliage centre tool to both boards. All edges gilt. Unusual oxidised book plate 'Sarah'. Engraved frontispiece plates.

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  • A SUPERB FULL DICED CALF MID-VICTORIAN BINDING
    Poetical Works by Thomas Moore. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Poetical Works by Thomas Moore.

    London: George Routledge, c.1870. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A particularly attractive full diced calf by Hatchards with gilt raised bands, label, red and gilt bands, gilt centre tools with red calf onlays. Illustrated throughout with full page engravings and vignettes. A delightful copy of the works of this celebrated Irish poet and songwriter.

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  • RARE TITLE IN HALF STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic by Moore, John
    Moore, John
    Zeluco. Various Views of Human Nature Taken From Life and Manners, Foreign and Domestic

    London: Strahan and Cadell, 1789. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. Straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and delicate gilt and blind tooling to the panels. A particularly nice copy of this scarce work in a late 18th century binding.

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  • NEAT VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    Lays of Ancient Rome. by MACAULAY, Thomas Babington
    MACAULAY, Thomas Babington
    Lays of Ancient Rome.

    London: Longman et al, 1848. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A particularly neat and tidy Victorian binding by Hatchard with gilt raised bands, label and curious gilt tooling to the panels. Armorial bookplate of Meteorologist and Zoologist Charles Henry Gatty. A charming little copy of this classic collection of ballads of Roman heroic episodes.

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