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  • Category = Privately Printed
  • PRIVATELY PRINTED IN SUPERB ART NOUVEAU HALF MOROCCO
    Merry Songs and Ballads. by FARMER, John S.
    FARMER, John S.
    Merry Songs and Ballads.

    Privately Printed For Subscribers Only, 1897. 5 volume set, 9 inches tall. A beautiful half morocco binding in the Art Nouveau style by Zaehnsdorf with one raised band, the titles in a floral cartouche above and a superb floral design below. Gilt top edges. The corners are slightly bumped and the cloth boards a little rubbed and marked. This comprehensive and extraordinary collection of songs and ballads popular before 1800 is privately printed for subscribers to allow some bawdy and explicit material to be included. A superb set finely printed on handmade paper.

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  • LIMITED EDITION IN FINE HALF MOROCCO
    The Heptameron by NAVARRE, Margaret, Queen of
    NAVARRE, Margaret, Queen of
    The Heptameron

    London: The Society of English Bibliophilists, 1894. 5 volume set, 9 inches tall. A very neat half morocco of generous proportions with gilt raised bands, tooling and top edge. One of 312 copies on hand made paper. The 73 full page plates by Freudenberg printed on Japanese paper and mounted. 150 head and tail pieces by Dunker. Bookplates. A pristine set of this splendid edition.

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  • PRIVATELY PRINTED MEMOIRS IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    The secret Memoirs of the Duc de Roquelaure written by Himself, now for the first Time completely translated into English in four Volumes. by ROQUELAURE, Gaston Jean Baptiste, Duc de
    ROQUELAURE, Gaston Jean Baptiste, Duc de
    The secret Memoirs of the Duc de Roquelaure written by Himself, now for the first Time completely translated into English in four Volumes.

    London: (Leonard Smithers) Privately Printed, 1896-1897. 4 Volume set, 7.5 inches tall. Superbly bound by Nichols in full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and dense gilt tooling to the panels. Top edge gilt, the other edges untrimmed. 'This edition is strictly limited to 1000 numbered copies, 500 of which are for America'. This copy unnumbered. A fascinating work by the team of Leonard Smithers and Harry Sidney Nichols, celebrated printers and publishers of erotic and pornographic volumes.

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  • PRIVATELY PRINTED ITEM IN FINE HALF GOATSKIN
    Brasenose Ale: A Collection of Verses Annually Presented On Shrove Tuesday, By The Butler of Brasenose College, Oxford by BRASENOSE
    BRASENOSE
    Brasenose Ale: A Collection of Verses Annually Presented On Shrove Tuesday, By The Butler of Brasenose College, Oxford

    Boston, Lincolnshire: Printed for Private Circulation, 1878by Robert Roberts. Half Morocco by Larkins, 9 inches tall. A splendid volume of verse celebrating drinking ale in a fine binding. With gilt raised bands, title and most attractive gilt tooling to the panels framing a centre tool representing a jug of ale. Top edge gilt. Slight rubbing and scuffing.With the remarkable and macabre bookplate of George Fales Barker.

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  • FIRST COMPLETE EDITION IN FINE HALF MOROCCO
    The Heptameron by NAVARRE, Margaret of
    NAVARRE, Margaret of
    The Heptameron

    Privately Printed, 1886. Half morocco by Hatchards, 9 inches tall. A very handsome binding with gilt raised bands, gilt titles, panels and top edge. This edition, translated from the 16th century French is by Arthur Machen and is the first complete edition in English. This copy was bound without the plates that are found in some copies.

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