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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.More details Price: £200.00
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.More details Price: £180.00
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' exampleMore details Price: £160.00
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.More details Price: £150.00
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.More details Price: £150.00
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.More details Price: £125.00
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.More details Price: £125.00
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.
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.
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.