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The Bibliographer’s Manual of English Literature
London: William Pickering, 1834. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A stunning full morocco binding by HAYDAY, one of the great binders of the Victorian era. Gilt raised bands, dense gilt tooling of the highest order to the panels and gilt tooling in the design of a Cambridge panel to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Bookplate. Some foxing to the preliminaries. A mark to the joint of the upper board of volume 2 of no structural significance.More details Price: £1,150.00
Dictionary of Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of Religious Thought.
London: Rivingtons, 1874. Full calf, 11 inches tall. A tall 'Divinity' or 'Oxford' calf binding in pristine condition with raised bands, well defined inked tooling to the panels and boards, gilt centre tools and a bold red label. Red edges. Double column. An exceptional example of this scarce and comprehensive work.More details Price: £500.00
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.
The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1962. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. Full morocco by Zaehnsdorf. A very heavy work of reference luxuriously bound with gilt raised bands, simple gilt panels, wide dentelles and all edges gilt. Armorial bookplates. Pristine condition.
Dictionnaire portative et de prononciation, Espagnol-Francais et Francais-Espagnol, a l’usage des deux nations…
Lyon: B. Cormon et Blanc, Reymann, An VIII, 1800. 2 vols., 8vo (8.25 x 5.25 inches). Superb contemporary full tree calf, twin red and green labels, very pretty tooling to spine and framing boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Slightly rubbed. Signed by the author in black ink to verso of half-title. An excellent binding.
The Book of Days. A Miscellany of popular Antiquities In Association With The Calendar.
London & Edinburgh: Chambers, c.1870. 2 volume set, 10.5 inches tall. Half red crushed morocco with gilt raised bands and gilt panels.More details Price: £180.00
A New Pocket Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages
Lyons and Paris: Scheuring and Co., 1856. Vellum, 4.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in full vellum with red calf label, gilt pallets and pink edges. Foxing to the preliminaries.More details Price: £150.00
Guide of English and Italian Conversation.
Paris: Charles Hingray, c.1840. Vellum, 4.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in full vellum with red calf label, gilt pallets and pink edges. A charming work containing useful everyday phrases such as "I'd have killed myself, had I not been restrained by the remembrance of her", "Give me my drawers, stockings and pantaloons" and "Then I shall have spared that wretch but for my own ruin".More details Price: £150.00