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  • EXTRAORDINARY SUMPTUOUS FULL PINK MOROCCO
    The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton. A Biographical Essay with a Catalogue of her Published Portraits. by BAILY, J. T. Herbert (Editor of The Connoissseur)
    BAILY, J. T. Herbert (Editor of The Connoissseur)
    The Life of Emma, Lady Hamilton. A Biographical Essay with a Catalogue of her Published Portraits.

    London: Menzies, 1905. Full morocco, 11 1/2 inches tall. A stunning full crushed morocco for Sawyer with gilt raised bands extraordinary gilt foliate tooling to the panels and boards. With gilt top edge and wide gilt dentelles. With all 23 portraits of Lady Hamilton. Lady Emma Hamilton was an inspiration to many, mistress of Horatio Nelson, favorite model of Romney, wife of the British ambassador to the Kingdom of Naples and ultimately a tragic figure, dying in poverty in Calais.

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  • 25 WONDERFUL PLATES IN HALF RED MOROCCO
    The Post Captain or Adventures of a True British Tar by a Naval Officer. by THORNTON, Alfred
    THORNTON, Alfred
    The Post Captain or Adventures of a True British Tar by a Naval Officer.

    London: Simpkin, Marshall et al., n.d. (1817). Half morocco, 9 1/2 inches tall. A later very smart half morocco with gilt raised bands, label and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. All edges gilt. Complete with all 25 hand coloured aquatints by Williams. Armorial bookplate. First edition of this hilarious verse with comic images describing the rollicking adventures of life in The Royal Navy at sea and ashore two hundred years ago.

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