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The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1962. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. Full morocco by Zaehnsdorf. A very heavy work of reference luxuriously bound with gilt raised bands, simple gilt panels, wide dentelles and all edges gilt. Armorial bookplates. Pristine condition.More details Price: £200.00
Metamorphoses. (In English).
London: J.Johnson et al, 1807. Full calf, 5 inches tall. Most attractive full navy blue calf with gilt bands, red label and gilt tooled panels. Engraved title page and frontispiece. Dating from the age of Augustus, Ovid's Metamorphoses remains one of the most important sources of classical mythology.More details Price: £180.00
The Scripture Lexicon; or a Dictionary of above four thousand Proper Names of persons and places, mentioned in the Old and New Testament.
Oxford: Rivington, 1810. Half morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A high quality binding with gilt raised bands and very finely gilt tooled panels. Ink owners name on the title page. Slight foxing and a tear in the gutter of the title page and first page of the preface, not affecting the text. A new and corrected edition.
Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam
London: Macmillan, 1900. Half morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A charming binding by Bickers in the Art Nouveau style with 2 gilt raised bands and floral gilt tooling above and below the title. Some slight scuffing to the boards.
Guide of English and Italian Conversation.
Paris: Charles Hingray, c.1840. Vellum, 4.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in full vellum with red calf label, gilt pallets and pink edges. A charming work containing useful everyday phrases such as "I'd have killed myself, had I not been restrained by the remembrance of her", "Give me my drawers, stockings and pantaloons" and "Then I shall have spared that wretch but for my own ruin".
London: Alexander Moring, The De La More Press, 1925. Half morocco, 8 inches tall. A delightful and simple binding with 2 raised bands, gilt title and gilt top edge. Embellished with 12 illustrations by Blanche MacManus.More details Price: £125.00