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  • SPLENDID ANTHOLOGY IN PRISTINE FULL CALF BY ZAEHNSDORF
    The Golden Treasury. (First and Second series). by PALGRAVE, Francis T.
    PALGRAVE, Francis T.
    The Golden Treasury. (First and Second series).

    London: MacMillan, 1900 & 1908. 2 volumes, 6 inches tall. A beautiful and pristine set in a full calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt raised bands, twin labels, fine gilt panels, dentelles and all edges. A delightful set of this classic anthology of English poems and songs.

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  • COLOUR PRINTING IN MAGNIFICENT MOROCCO BINDING
    Gems of English Art by PALGRAVE, Francis Turner
    PALGRAVE, Francis Turner
    Gems of English Art

    London: Routledge, 1869. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A magnificent binding by RAMAGE. With gilt raised bands and fine gilt tooling to the spine, boards and dentelles. All edges gilt. With 24 colour plates printed by Leighton brothers. With a leather prize bookplate and gilt prize block on the lower board.

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  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN SPLENDID TREE CALF
    History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella. by PRESCOTT, William H.
    PRESCOTT, William H.
    History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella.

    London: Richard Bentley, 1858. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid tree calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. A floral gilt roll frames the tree calf boards. Bookplate. There are some minor abrasions but overall a delightful copy of this great work.

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  • SCARCE WORK IN CLASSIC VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    Vindiciae Epistolarum S. Ignatii. by PEARSON, Joanne
    PEARSON, Joanne
    Vindiciae Epistolarum S. Ignatii.

    Oxford: Parker, 1852. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A classic Victorian full calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Neat ink inscription and Bala College ink stamp on the first blank. A fine copy of this scarce work on the first century theologian Saint Ignatius of Antioch. In Latin.

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  • HANDSOME 'OXFORD' 'DIVINITY' FULL CALF
    A History of the English Church. by PERRY, G.G.
    PERRY, G.G.
    A History of the English Church.

    London: John Murray, 1895. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. A handsome little 'Oxford' or 'Divinity' full calf with raised bands and twin labels. Inked tooling to the panels and boards. Pink edges. Gilt prize block on the boards and prize bookplates. A little rubbing but a fine set.

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  • AN EXTRAORDINARY HALF CALF BIRDSALL BINDING
    Madame De Sevigne, Her Correspondents And Contemporaries. by PULIGA, The Comtesse de,
    PULIGA, The Comtesse de,
    Madame De Sevigne, Her Correspondents And Contemporaries.

    London: Tinsley Brothers, 1873. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An unusual and most attractive half cat's paw calf by Birdsall, one of the finest provincial binders of the period. With gilt raised bands, titles and fine gilt tooling to the spine. All edges gilt. A fine set.

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  • FINE SET IN STRAIGHT GRAIN CALF
    History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella. by PRESCOTT, William
    PRESCOTT, William
    History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella.

    London: Routledge, c.1880. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Fine full straight grain calf by Relph with gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. A gilt 'prize' stamp embossed on the upper boards, A prize stamp on the paste down end paper and bookplate on the first blank. Portraits.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE SET IN FULL CALF
    Opuscules. by PARNY, Chevalier de
    PARNY, Chevalier de
    Opuscules.

    Paris: Hardouin, 1784. 2 volume set, 5 inches tall. A very simple yet good looking full calf with gilt bands, twin olive labels and tiny floral centre tools. All edges gilt. With the bookseller's ticket 'Vendu par DETREZ Libraire, place Sorbonne, No 4 a Paris'. The first volume consists of 'Poésies érotiques' and 'Voyage', the second volume of 'La journée champêtre', 'Le promontroire de Leucade', Les fleurs', and 'Mélange'. With exquisite engraved plates.

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  • SUPERB LITTLE FULL MOROCCO WITH EXCEPTIONAL CLASPS
    The Book of Common Prayer. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer.

    London: Printed by the Queen's printers for Peacock, Mansfield, and Britton, c.1870. Full morocco, 5 inches tall. A superb little edition with exceptionally bold clasps with raised bands, gilt title and all edges. The clasps are in full working order. A neat ink inscription, dated 1879, on the first blank.

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  • HANDSOME FULL CALF
    The Poetical Works. by POPE, Alexander
    POPE, Alexander
    The Poetical Works.

    London: George Routledge, 1872. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. An elegant binding by Hatchards with gilt raised bands, fine floral gilt tooling to the panels and label. The lilac of the boards has faded on the spine but is still bright. Armorial bookplate. Double column text.

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  • STIRRING TALE OF ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION IN FULL TREE CALF
    The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic. by PONTING, Herbert G.
    PONTING, Herbert G.
    The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic.

    London: Duckworth & Co, 1923. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid full tree calf by Bickers with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Very slight superficial loss of surface on the lower board. With 164 photographic illustrations and a map. A stirring account of Scott's South Pole Expedition.

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  • POPE'S HOMER IN NEAT VICTORIAN HALF CALF
    The Odyssey of Homer. by POPE, Alexander
    POPE, Alexander
    The Odyssey of Homer.

    London: Rivington et al, 1818. Half calf, 5.25 inches tall. A neat little Victorian binding with raised bands, twin labels and gilt pallets. Pink speckled edges. Engraved title page and frontispiece. A charming little edition of this great 18th century translation of Homer into English by Alexander Pope.

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  • CLASSIC HEAVY MID VICTORIAN MOROCCO.
    The Book of The Poets. by POETS.
    POETS.
    The Book of The Poets.

    London: Darton & Co, 1850. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid heavy Victorian binding with raised bands, elegant gilt panels and fine gilt and blind tooling to the boards. All edges gilt. A neat inscription dated 1854 on the free endpaper. Anthology of poetry embellished with 40 engravings.

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  • NEAT FULL MOROCCO
    The Book of Common Prayer (together with) The Psalter or Psalms of David. by PRAYER
    PRAYER
    The Book of Common Prayer (together with) The Psalter or Psalms of David.

    Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1829. Full morocco, 5.75 inches tall. A very elegant binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and fine gilt panels to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN SIMPLE FULL MOROCCO
    Paroissien Romain d'après les Imprimés français du XVème siècle. by PAROISSIEN
    PAROISSIEN
    Paroissien Romain d'après les Imprimés français du XVème siècle.

    Paris: Gruel: Engelmann, 1858. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A very simple binding with raised bands and all edges gilt. Vellum endpapers not pasted down. Each page is finely decorated with elaborate borders.

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  • DELIGHTFUL VOLUME IN HALF CALF
    Marpessa by PHILLIPS, Stephen
    PHILLIPS, Stephen
    Marpessa

    London: John Lane The Bodley Head, c.1901. Half calf, 5.5 inches tall. A most attractive little volume bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands, twin labels and simple centre tools. Gilt top edge. Illustrated by Philip Connard.

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  • PEARSON'S EXPOSITION OF THE CREED
    An Exposition of the Creed… by PEARSON, John.
    PEARSON, John.
    An Exposition of the Creed…

    London: R. Priestley, et al, 1824. 8vo (9 x 5.75 inches). Full grey calf, with red label, wide gilt raised bands and ornate blind tooling to panels. Triple blind rule framing boards. Marbled edges. Armorial bookplate.

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  • FINE HALF MOROCCO
    Peter Parley's Annual. by ANNUAL
    ANNUAL
    Peter Parley's Annual.

    London: Darton and Clark, 1844. Half morocco, 6 inches tall. Charming little Annual, 'A Christmas and New Year's Present' for young people handsomely bound in a fine half morocco. Lithographic title page and frontispiece and vignettes throughout.

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  • CHARMING COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The Poetical Works of Ambrose Philps by PHILIPS, Ambrose
    PHILIPS, Ambrose
    The Poetical Works of Ambrose Philps

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

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