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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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  • FULL VELLUM GILT
    The Household of Sir Thomas More. by MANNING, Anne
    MANNING, Anne
    The Household of Sir Thomas More.

    London: Dent, 1906. Full vellum, 7.5 inches tall. A delightful copy of this scarcer title from the 'The series of English Idylls' collection. With 24 colour plates by C. E. Brock. An unusually nice 'unbowed' example

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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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  • FINE EDITION IN SUPERB CRUSHED GOATSKIN.
    Love In The Valley. by MEREDITH, George.
    MEREDITH, George.
    Love In The Valley.

    Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1910. Full crushed morocco for Hatchards, 5.5 inches tall. With raised bands, gilt panels and titles to the spine and fine gilt tooling and onlays to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The armorial bookplate of Basil Roscoe. Limited to 925 copies on hand made paper. The spine is slightly faded but still a lovely copy.

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  • DELIGHTFUL EDITION IN HALF STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works of John Milton by MILTON, John
    MILTON, John
    The Poetical Works of John Milton

    London: Richardson; Rivington et al, 1811. Half straight grain morocco, 5.25 inches tall. An elegant little Regency binding with blind bands and Grecian lyre centre tools within gilt framed panels. Engraved frontispiece and title page. Occasional foxing. With the armorial bookplate of the 7th Earl of Buckinghamshire.

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  • TINY EDITION IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance.

    London: Charles Noble, 1867. Full morocco, 4 inches tall. An exceptional Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, very fine floral gilt tooled panels and dentelles. The print is tiny and there is some offsetting making it doubly unreadable but housed in a delightful little binding.

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  • CHARMING COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The Poetical Works of Edward Moore by MOORE, Edward
    MOORE, Edward
    The Poetical Works of Edward Moore

    Edinburg: The Apollo Press, 1781. Full speckled calf, 5 inches tall. With gilt bands and label. A pristine copy.

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  • FULL MOROCCO FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY AUTHOR
    Les Anges Noirs. by MAURIAC, Francois
    MAURIAC, Francois
    Les Anges Noirs.

    Paris: Editions Grasset, 1936. Full morocco, 7.5 inches tall. Fine binding by Bumpus, with raised bands, gilt dentelles and top edge. Inscription on the half title signed by the author. With the bookplate of John Helias 'Jock' Marchmont.

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  • FULL MOROCCO FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY AUTHOR
    Les Mal Aimes by MAURIAC, Francois
    MAURIAC, Francois
    Les Mal Aimes

    Paris: Editions Grasset, 1945. Full morocco, 7.5 inches tall. Fine binding by Bumpus, with raised bands, gilt dentelles and top edge. Inscription on the half title signed by the author. With the bookplate of John Helias 'Jock' Marchmont.

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