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  • CLASSIC WORK IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Forty-One Years in India. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief. by ROBERTS, Field-Marshal, Earl of Kandahar
    ROBERTS, Field-Marshal, Earl of Kandahar
    Forty-One Years in India. From Subaltern to Commander-in-Chief.

    London: Macmillan, 1914. Full calf, 8 inches tall. A splendid full prize calf by Relfe with gilt raised bands, gilt panels and label. The boards, with a prize gilt block, are framed within a gilt roll. With 41 full page engravings including many folding maps. A pristine late edition of this classic military history.

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  • RARE ROPS ITEM IN FINE HALF CALF
    La Plume by ROPS, Felicien
    ROPS, Felicien
    La Plume

    Paris, 1896. Half calf, 10 inches tall. With superb gilt tooling on the spine involving vine leaves and a devils head, gilt top edge. This famous special number of La Plume of 15th June 1896 is dedicated to Felicien Rops. It is profusely illustrated throughout. A beautiful copy of this famous edition.

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  • CLASSIC FULL CALF
    Essays, selected from Contributions to the Edinburgh Review. by ROGERS, Henry
    ROGERS, Henry
    Essays, selected from Contributions to the Edinburgh Review.

    London: Longmans, 1860. 3 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A classic full calf by Hayday. A neat binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooled panels. Armorial bookplate.

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  • FULL MOROCCO BY ZAEHNSDORF
    The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques by RAMSEY, L.G.G.
    RAMSEY, L.G.G.
    The Complete Encyclopedia of Antiques

    New York: Hawthorn Books, 1962. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. Full morocco by Zaehnsdorf. A heavy work of reference luxuriously bound with gilt raised bands, simple gilt panels, wide dentelles and all edges gilt. Armorial bookplates. Illustrated throughout. Pristine condition.

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  • CLASSIC WORK IN SPLENDID TREE CALF
    The Seven Lamps of Architecture. by RUSKIN, John
    RUSKIN, John
    The Seven Lamps of Architecture.

    London: George Allen & Sons, 1911. Full calf, 7.25 inches tall. A most attractive Edwardian prize tree calf by Hunt with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. The prize gilt block of Wellington College on the upper board and prize bookplate on front paste down. With 14 full page illustrations.

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  • 120 MOREL & 32 DORE ILLUSTRATIONS IN HALF CALF
    Les Songes Drolatiques by RABELAIS, Francois.
    RABELAIS, Francois.
    Les Songes Drolatiques

    Paris: Librairie Tross, 1870. Half calf, 8 inches tall. A fine half calf binding with gilt raised bands, twin labels and elaborate gilt floral tooling to the panels. With the 120 full page illustrations after Jules Morel's 1565 edition called for plus an extra 32 full page illustrations by Dore bound in. With an armorial bookplate and the neat stamp of Bostonian collector Charles S. Dixwell on the reverse of the front free endpaper.

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  • FINE PRINTING ON HANDMADE PAPER IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Poems by ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel
    ROSSETTI, Dante Gabriel
    The Poems

    London: Humpreys, 1912. Half crushed morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A simple but handsome binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with gilt raised bands and gilt pallets and top edge. Neat ink owner's name on first blank. Finely printed on hand made paper. Founder member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Rossetti was a great painter and poet.

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  • RARE ITEM IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    Two Lectures on Some Changes In Social Life and Habits by RAMSAY, E. B.
    RAMSAY, E. B.
    Two Lectures on Some Changes In Social Life and Habits

    Edinburgh: Edmonston & Douglas, 1857. Superb copy in full pink calf, 7 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, twin labels, thistle centre tools, dentelles and all edges. Armorial bookplate. With the original rather tatty paper wraps bound in and an owner's inscription dated 1887 on the first blank. A charming copy.

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