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  • SUPERB EARLY VICTORIAN FULL CALF BY CLARKE & BEDFORD
    The Poetical Works. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Longman et al, 1844. 10 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb full early Victorian calf by Clarke & Bedford with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Dentelles and all edges gilt. Each volume has a fine engraved frontispiece and title page. Thomas Moore, Irish poet and songwriter, 'Ireland's National Bard', infamous for burning Byron's Memoirs.

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  • SUPERB FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO BY HOLLOWAY
    Italy. (Bound uniformly with) Poems. by ROGERS, Samuel
    ROGERS, Samuel
    Italy. (Bound uniformly with) Poems.

    London: Cadell et al, 1830 & 1834. 2 volumes, 8 inches tall. very fine full crushed morocco by Holloway. With gilt raised bands, exceptionally attractive gilt tooling to the panels and boards, gilt dentelles and all edges. Bookplate. Profusely illustrated throughout with engraved vignettes by J. M. W. Turner, Thomas Stothard, and others. These titles are frequently found in fine bindings of the period and these are of a particularly high quality.

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  • AN ELEGANT SET IN FULL REGENCY STRAIGHT GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq.. by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq..

    Edinburgh: Archibald Constable, 1820. 12 volume set, 6 1/2 inches tall. A lovely, elegant little set of this early edition with gilt raised bands, and very fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards, very typical of the period. Engraved portrait. With the armorial bookplate John Keily.

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  • A MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    The Poems of Allan Ramsay by RAMSAY, Allan
    RAMSAY, Allan
    The Poems of Allan Ramsay

    London: Cadell, 1800. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A superb binding with gilt raised bands, label and exceptionally fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. With dentelles and all edges gilt. Portrait. A pristine copy of this early enlarged edition.

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  • SPLENDID SET IN REGENCY HALF MOTTLED CALF
    Specimens of the British Poets. by CAMPBELL, Thomas
    CAMPBELL, Thomas
    Specimens of the British Poets.

    London: John Murray, 1819. 7 volume set, 7 3/4 inches tall. An elegant Regency set with gilt bands and striking centre tools on smooth backs. Yellow edges. With the bookplate of Vane Londonderry in volumes 2 -7. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses. A pristine set of this fascinating anthology covering, in chronological order, biographical information on more than 250 British poets.

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  • EXQUISITE GEORGIAN PINK FULL CALF
    Paradise Lost. Paradise Regained. Samson Agonistes. Comus. Sonnets. Minor Poems etc.. by MILTON, John
    MILTON, John
    Paradise Lost. Paradise Regained. Samson Agonistes. Comus. Sonnets. Minor Poems etc..

    London: John Sharpe, 1827. 2 volumes, 5 1/2 inches tall. An exquisite Georgian binding with blind raised bands, twin labels, ornate gilt tooling to the panels and gilt and blind rolls framing the boards, so typical of the period. Neat ink owner's inscription, dated 1829, on the first blanks. Delightful engraved plates by Westall throughout. A most attractive set of these great 17th century poetical works.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE SET IN FULL GEORGIAN MOROCCO
    The Works of Lord Byron. by BYRON, Lord
    BYRON, Lord
    The Works of Lord Byron.

    London: John Murray, 1827. 6 volume set, 6 1/2 inches tall. A delightful set in full Georgian straight grain morocco with gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels, blind and gilt rolls and fillets framing the boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. The armorial bookplate of The Honourable Henry Ayers. There is a shelf reference at the head of the title pages, slight rubbing and the a warping of vol. VI indicating that the set has been tied up with string probably for an auction lot. A very pretty set.

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  • RARE TITLE IN PRISTINE WILLIAM IV DICED BLUE CALF
    The Sabbath Harp, A Selection of Sacred Poetry. by EAST, I
    EAST, I
    The Sabbath Harp, A Selection of Sacred Poetry.

    Bristol: W. Richardson, 1828. Full blue calf, 5 1/2 inches tall. A delightful William IV diced calf on a very scarce title, we could only locate 2 examples of any edition in institutions. This copy is in remarkable condition with gilt raised bands, blind centre tool framed with gilt corner tools and a darker blue label. The dicing on the boards is framed within an ornate little gilt fillet. Bristol imprint. With the neat ink inscription "Mary Ann Marks. Aug. 1828 á Jesse" on the second blank. A little foxing on the engraved title page, otherwise clean. Some neat pencil underlining and highlighting.

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  • DELIGHTFUL TINY EDITION IN AN EXQUISITE 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF BINDING
    The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope. by POPE, Alexander
    POPE, Alexander
    The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope.

    Edinburgh: The Apollo Press, 1780. 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. An exquisite 18th century tree calf with beautiful gilt tooling on a smooth back and twin labels. A gilt key roll frames the tree calf boards. Yellow edges. With the armorial bookplate of Sarah Phillott. A delightful little edition of the poetical works of one of England's greatest 18th century poets, in pristine condition.

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  • BEAUTIFUL REGENCY FULL 'MALACHITE' CALF
    The Lay of the Last Minstrel. by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    The Lay of the Last Minstrel.

    London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1808. Full calf, 8.75 inches tall. A beautiful Regency 'malachite' calf binding in sparkling condition with gilt raised bands, label and very fine and elaborate gilt tooling to the panels. Quadruple gilt fillets frame the boards. Gilt dentelles. The bookplate of M. General Sir Charles Stewart.

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  • SUPERB GEORGIAN HALF MOROCCO
    Madoc. by SOUTHEY, Robert
    SOUTHEY, Robert
    Madoc.

    London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1805. Half morocco, 11 inches tall. A superb copy of the first edition in Georgian half morocco. With gilt bands and very ornate gilt centre tooling, typical of the period. Illustrated with superb engraved vignettes. With the bookplate of Stewart, Lord Londonderry. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION WITH ROYAL PROVENANCE
    The Five Nations. by KIPLING, Rudyard
    KIPLING, Rudyard
    The Five Nations.

    London: Methuen, 1903. Full morocco, 8 3/4 inches tall. A beautiful volume in full crushed morocco with raised bands, dentelles and gilt top edge. This edition on handmade paper is limited to 200 copies with the inscription on the paste down endpaper admitting the Duke of Gloucester as a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons. From the Duke of Gloucester's library at Kensington Palace.

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  • STUNNING FULL MOROCCO GEORGIAN BINDING
    Rokeby by SCOTT, Sir Walter
    SCOTT, Sir Walter
    Rokeby

    Edinburgh: Constable et al, 1821. Full straight grain morocco, 8.5 inches tall. An unusual and very fine Georgian binding in pristine condition. With 3 raised bands, finely decorated, an inch square, tiles, dentelles and all edges. The straight grain boards are framed within gilt and blind rolls.

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  • DELIGHTFUL AND SCARCE EDITION IN SPARKLING LATER FULL CALF
    The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe. by POE, Edgar Allan
    POE, Edgar Allan
    The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe.

    London: Charles Griffin and Company, 1852. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. A simple but elegant binding by Bayntun Riviere with gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt panels. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The 'Complete Edition' with fine engraved illustrations. A splendid copy of this delightful and scarce edition of these brilliant, haunting poems.

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  • GEORGIAN HALF MOROCCO IN SPARKLING CONDITION
    The Works of The Rev. George Crabbe by CRABBE, George
    CRABBE, George
    The Works of The Rev. George Crabbe

    London: John Murray, 1823. 5 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An elegant binding in pristine condition. With gilt raised bands, title and very fine gilt panels. Armorial bookplates. A most attractive set of these hugely successful and influential poems.

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  • A VERY RARE ITEM IN GEORGIAN FULL CALF
    Philemon; or, The Progress of Virtue. by BROWN, William Laurence
    BROWN, William Laurence
    Philemon; or, The Progress of Virtue.

    Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne for Longmans et al, 1809. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A very simple yet elegant Georgian full calf with gilt bands, delicate centre tools and titles. A lovely example of this very rare item of which only a few copies are recorded in institutions. With the armorial bookplate of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo.

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  • VERY FINE IN GEORGIAN FULL MOROCCO
    The Seasons by THOMSON, James
    THOMSON, James
    The Seasons

    London: Wilkie and Robinson et al, 1811. Full straight grain morocco, 7.25 inches tall. A superb binding from the Georgian period with very unusual twin gilt raised bands, titles, dense gilt tooling to the spine, dentelles and all edges. The straight grain boards are framed within fine gilt rolls. An early small neat ink owners inscription on the reverse of the free endpaper. Embellished with 4 engraved images by Cardon representing the seasons.

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  • FINE SET IN EXTRAORDINARY MARBLED CALF
    Oeuvres Nouvelles de Lord Byron. ( In French ). by BYRON, Lord ( Translated by A. P….T. )
    BYRON, Lord ( Translated by A. P….T. )
    Oeuvres Nouvelles de Lord Byron. ( In French ).

    Paris: Ladvocat, Librairie, Palais Royal, 1824. 10 volume set bound in 5, 6.75 inches tall. A remarkable binding in marbled calf with gilt bands, titles and panels. With a previous owner's name, Mr. Oliver, on the upper boards.

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  • ELEGANT FULL 18TH CENTURY CALF
    Poems by C. Churchill by CHURCHILL, Charles
    CHURCHILL, Charles
    Poems by C. Churchill

    London: John Churchill and W. Flexney, 1766. 2 volume set, 9 inches tall. A simple yet elegant binding with gilt bands and titles. Armorial bookplate. A neat owner's name dated 1821 on the title page and the publisher and executor, John Churchill, has signed his name at the end of the work. A fine edition of the works of this celebrated satirist and poet.

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  • SPLENDID VICTORIAN FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO
    Night Thoughts. by YOUNG, Edward
    YOUNG, Edward
    Night Thoughts.

    Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1853. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A splendidly bound volume with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooling to the panels and exceptionally ornate gilt tooling framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. From the library of Dalton Hall and from the Hayhurst collection. Bookplate. A well printed and handsomely bound copy of one of the most influential 18th century English poems.

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