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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
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