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  • FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    La Maison. The History of Prunier’s. by PRUNIER, Madame (Simone)
    PRUNIER, Madame (Simone)
    La Maison. The History of Prunier’s.

    London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1957. Full crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. An elegant binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin fillets framing the panels and boards, label, gilt dentelles and all edges. The first edition inscribed by the author 'With my respects to your Royal Highness (The Duke of Gloucester)...' From the library of Kensington Palace. La Maison Prunier was opened in Paris in 1872 and moved to St. James's in 1934. Famed for its fish dishes and a regular haunt of Edward Prince of Wales and Wallis Simpson it closed in 1976.

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  • EXQUISITE FULL MOROCCO BY ALLO
    Recueil de Poésies Fugitives et Contes Nouveaux. by PIIS Pierre-Antoine-Augustin de
    PIIS Pierre-Antoine-Augustin de
    Recueil de Poésies Fugitives et Contes Nouveaux.

    Londres: (Cazin), 1784. Full morocco, 5.25 inches tall. A fabulous little binding of the highest quality by the great Parisian binder Paul Charles Allo. One of the celebrated editions of Cazin. With the red leather bookplate of Leon Rattier. A superb example in pristine condition.

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  • DELIGHTFUL SET IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    PAROISSIEN ROMAIN. Tres Complet.
    PAROISSIEN ROMAIN. Tres Complet.

    Tours: Maison Alfred Mame et fils, c.1900. 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. A delightful little set in full crushed morocco with gilt bands, gilt tooling to the panels, twin labels, charming gilt rolls and swags framing the boards. Watered silk endpapers and all edges gilt. With no inscriptions, a pristine set of these devotional works with their original box.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL SPECKLED CALF
    Archaeologia Graeca, Or the Antiquities of Greece by POTTER, John
    POTTER, John
    Archaeologia Graeca, Or the Antiquities of Greece

    Edinburgh: Sterling, 1818. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. Full speckled calf with multiple gilt bands, twin labels and very delicate centre tools typical of this regency style. With plates and folding map. A lovely copy.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE SET IN FULL PLUM MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. by POPE, Alexander
    POPE, Alexander
    The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope.

    London: Baudry, 1827. 3 volume set, 4 1/2 inches tall. A delightful little set in a splendid French full plum straight grain morocco with wide blind tooled raised bands, gilt pallets and centre tools. An elaborate blind embossed device is framed within blind and gilt fillets on the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With a neat ticket of a Bordeaux book seller. A very neat ink previous owner's name, dated 1828, on the reverse of the free end paper. Portrait. Light foxing. A fine French edition, in English, in superb condition.

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  • The Works of Peter Pindar. by PINDAR, Peter (Wolcot, John)
    PINDAR, Peter (Wolcot, John)
    The Works of Peter Pindar.

    London: John Walker, 1794. 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive Georgian full tree calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delightful gilt tooling to the panels. The tree calf is framed with a gilt Greek roll. Yellow edges. Loss to one headcap, some rubbing and occasional superficial loss of leather to a long defunct insect, but still a fine looking set of the poetical works of this great satirist.

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  • FULL STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO WITH FINE FOREDGE
    The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins… by PSALMS,
    PSALMS,
    The Whole Book of Psalms, Collected into English Metre by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins…

    London: Company of Stationers, 1787. Full straight grain morocco, 8.5 inches tall. With gilt bands, charming cherub centre tools, simple gilt rolls framing the boards, dentelles and all edges. Armorial bookplate. A beautiful foredge of an English cathedral. A lovely copy with no splitting.

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  • STUNNING FULL RED CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Regulations and Establishment of the Household of Henry Algernon Percy, the Fifth Earl of Northumberland at His Castles of Wresill and Lekinfield in Yorkshire. Begun Anno Domini MDXII by PERCY, Bishop Thomas
    PERCY, Bishop Thomas
    The Regulations and Establishment of the Household of Henry Algernon Percy, the Fifth Earl of Northumberland at His Castles of Wresill and Lekinfield in Yorkshire. Begun Anno Domini MDXII

    London: William Pickering, 1827. Full crushed morocco, 9 inches tall. A top quality binding by HAYDAY, one of the finest binders of the period. Gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and superb tooling to the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Bookplate. A neat ink owner's inscription on the first blank. A fine copy of this important archival work.

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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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  • 4 VOLUME SET IN HANDSOME HALF MOROCCO
    Herod; Ulysses; Poems; Paolo and Francesca. by PHILLIPS, Stephen
    PHILLIPS, Stephen
    Herod; Ulysses; Poems; Paolo and Francesca.

    London and New York: John Lane: 1901; 1902;1903;1903. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. A handsome half morocco binding by W. Roach of New York with wide gilt raised bands, charming gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edges.

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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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  • 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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  • MINIATURE IN SUPERB FULL GILT TOOLED MOROCCO
    The Book of Psalms. by PSALMS
    PSALMS
    The Book of Psalms.

    London: The Religious tract Society, c.1845. Full morocco, 2 1/2 inches tall. A delightful little volume in pristine condition with elaborate gilt tooling to the spine and boards. All edges gilt.

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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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