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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.More details Price: £225.00
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.More details Price: £220.00
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.More details Price: £220.00
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.More details Price: £200.00
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.More details Price: £180.00
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.More details Price: £180.00
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.More details Price: £160.00
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.More details Price: £120.00