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  • A CHARMING ANTHOLOGY IN PRIZE TREE CALF
    A Book of Verse for Boys and Girls. by SMITH, J.C. (Compiler)
    SMITH, J.C. (Compiler)
    A Book of Verse for Boys and Girls.

    London: Frowde, 1908. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A classic tree calf by Galt with gilt raised bands, label and lovely floral gilt tooling to the panels. With a gilt prize armorial block on the upper board and prize bookplate. An extraordinarily advanced anthology of English verse for Children. Complete in 3 parts.

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  • NEAT VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    Lays of Ancient Rome. by MACAULAY, Thomas Babington
    MACAULAY, Thomas Babington
    Lays of Ancient Rome.

    London: Longman et al, 1848. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A particularly neat and tidy Victorian binding by Hatchard with gilt raised bands, label and curious gilt tooling to the panels. Armorial bookplate of Meteorologist and Zoologist Charles Henry Gatty. A charming little copy of this classic collection of ballads of Roman heroic episodes.

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  • CLASSIC ANTHOLOGY IN FULL MOROCCO BY LEIGHTON
    The Golden Treasury. (Of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language). by PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (selected and arranged by).
    PALGRAVE, Francis Turner (selected and arranged by).
    The Golden Treasury. (Of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language).

    Cambridge & London: Macmillan, 1865. Full morocco, 6 inches tall. A fine hard grain morocco by Leighton with gilt raised bands, twin calf labels and very fine and delicate tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. There is some rubbing, a clumsily removed bookplate and a name cut out of the first blank, but still a lovely copy of this delightful anthology.

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  • 4 TITLES IN FINE FULL CALF
    The Poetical Works. by COLLINS, William; GRAY, Thomas; GOLDSMITH, Oliver; JOHNSON, Samuel.
    COLLINS, William; GRAY, Thomas; GOLDSMITH, Oliver; JOHNSON, Samuel.
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Suttaby, 1821; Suttaby, 1821; Suttaby, 1826; Suttaby, 1820. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A delightful little Georgian binding with gilt raised bands, gilt tooled panels and boards. Each title is separately paginated and has its own frontispiece.

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  • FULL HARD GRAIN MOROCCO BY HAYDAY
    The Princess. by Tennyson, Alfred Lord
    Tennyson, Alfred Lord
    The Princess.

    London: Edward Moxon, 1850. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. An elegant little volume bound by Hayday and with a neat bookseller's ticket. Raised bands, superb floral gilt tooling to the panels and rolls framing the boards. Dentelles and all edges gilt. A delightful copy of the third edition.

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  • FINELY TOOLED HALF CALF
    Selections from The Poetical Works. by SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles
    SWINBURNE, Algernon Charles
    Selections from The Poetical Works.

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1900. Half calf, 6.75 inches tall. A delightful little volume with gilt raised bands and fine floral gilt tooling to the spine. Gilt top edge. Ink inscription to the reverse of the free endpaper dated 1902.

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  • CHARMING SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    The Poetical Works of James Thomson by THOMSON, James
    THOMSON, James
    The Poetical Works of James Thomson

    London: John Bell, 1787. 2 volume set, 5 inches tall. Full 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Engraved portrait and title pages.2 early neat owner's names on the title pages. Some rubbing to the volume label and a nick to the tail of volume 1. A most attractive little set.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Rubaiyat. by Omar Khayyam
    Omar Khayyam
    The Rubaiyat.

    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.

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  • TINY EDITION IN SUPERB FULL MOROCCO
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance. by MOORE, Thomas
    MOORE, Thomas
    Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance.

    London: Charles Noble, 1867. Full morocco, 4 inches tall. An exceptional Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, very fine floral gilt tooled panels and dentelles. The print is tiny and there is some offsetting making it doubly unreadable but housed in a delightful little binding.

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  • The Poetical Works. by HERBERT, George
    HERBERT, George
    The Poetical Works.

    London: George Bell, 1892. Half morocco, 7 inches tall. A very neat half morocco by Sotheran with gilt raised bands, Aldine Leaf centre tools and gilt top edge. A charming copy of the poetical works of this great 17th century devotional poet.

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  • SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO BINDING.
    The Book of Gems. by HALL, S.C.
    HALL, S.C.
    The Book of Gems.

    London: Bohn, 1853. Full morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A most sumptious binding from the early Victorian period with gilt raised bands, dense gilt tooled panels. finely gilt boards, dentelles and all edges. A anthology of verse by the greatest British poets of the period, illustrated by some of the most illustrious artists. As is usually the case with this edition there is foxing, some severe, throughout.

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  • FINE COPY IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: And Other Poems. by BEATTIE, James
    BEATTIE, James
    The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: And Other Poems.

    London: John Sharpe, 1827. Full crushed morocco, 5.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in a simple yet very elegant binding with raised bands, gilt titles, dentelles and all edges. With 6 engravings by Westall. In the minor poems, pages 143 to 165 were not bound in.

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  • CHARMING COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The Poetical Works of Edward Moore by MOORE, Edward
    MOORE, Edward
    The Poetical Works of Edward Moore

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

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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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  • CHARMING COPY IN FULL 18TH CENTURY SPECKLED CALF
    The Poetical Works of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne by LANSDOWNE, Lord (GRANVILLE, George)
    LANSDOWNE, Lord (GRANVILLE, George)
    The Poetical Works of George Granville, Lord Lansdowne

    Edinburg: The Apollo Press, 1780. Full speckled calf, 5 inches tall. With gilt bands and label. Some scratching and marking of the leather on the lower board, otherwise a very clean copy in a charming 18th century binding.

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