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  • FASCINATING WORK WITH CURIOUS SIGNATURE IN FINE FULL VELLUM
    Corinne. by STAËL, Madame de. (STAËL HOLSTEIN (Anne-Louise-Germaine, baronne de))
    STAËL, Madame de. (STAËL HOLSTEIN (Anne-Louise-Germaine, baronne de))
    Corinne.

    Bruxelles: Dumont, 1835. 3 volumes, bound in 2 complete, 6 inches tall. A pretty little set in full vellum with twin labels and sparkling gilt tooling to the spine. Blue speckled edges. A previous owner's neat ink inscription on the half titles reading: G.H. Gladstone (?) Rome April 1839. Engraved plates. A lovely little set by one of the great woman writers and political theorists of her time, in the original French.

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  • FINE SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY MOTTLED CALF
    Oeuvres de Theatre. by SAINTFOIX, M. De.
    SAINTFOIX, M. De.
    Oeuvres de Theatre.

    Paris: Chez Prault, 1762. 4 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb full mottled calf set with gilt bands, morocco and inked labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels. Ornamental woodcuts. A splendid set.

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  • SECOND, REVISED EDITION IN SUPERB FULL TREE CALF
    Sermons. by SMITH, Sydney
    SMITH, Sydney
    Sermons.

    London: Longman, 1801. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little set with gilt bands and exquisite gilt tooling, typical of the very beginning of the 19th century. Blue speckled edges. A scarce early edition of the Sermons of this famous English wit, writer and Anglican.

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  • FIRST REPRINT IN FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Two Noble Kinsmen. Reprint of the quarto, 1634. by SHAKESPEARE, William & FLETCHER, John. LITTLEDALE, Harold (editor)
    SHAKESPEARE, William & FLETCHER, John. LITTLEDALE, Harold (editor)
    Two Noble Kinsmen. Reprint of the quarto, 1634.

    London: 'The New Shakespeare Society', Trubner, 1876. Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. With gilt raised bands, fine gilt tooling to the panels and dentelles. All edges gilt. With a prize gilt embossed device on the upper board, prize bookplate and armorial bookplate. Somewhat foxed on the preliminaries, then clean. In 3 parts. A very impressive copy of this Jacobean tragicomedy, now generally accepted to have been written by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher. The plot is based on 'The Knight's Tale' in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.

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  • EARLY EDITION IN SPLENDID FULL REGENCY MOROCCO WITH GAUFFERED EDGES
    Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field. by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field.

    London: John Sharpe, 1809. Full morocco, 9 inches tall. A remarkable and most attractive Regency straight grain morocco with twin gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels and boards. With gilt dentelles and gilt gauffered edges. Engraved title page and full page plates from designs by Richard Westall. Very lightly foxed facing the plates. Overall a fine copy.

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  • SUPERBLY ILLUSTRATED IN SMART HALF CRUSHED MOROCCO
    The Crock of Gold. by STEPHENS, James
    STEPHENS, James
    The Crock of Gold.

    London: Macmillan and Co., 1926. Half Morocco, 9 1/2 inches tall. A smart half crushed morocco binding by Bayntun with raised bands, gilt centre tools and top edge. 12 superb colour illustrations and decorative headings and tailpieces by Thomas Mackenzie. A charming comic novel by the Irish writer James Stephens.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Mr. Sponge’s Sporting Tour

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1853. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    “Ask Mama”; Or, The Richest Commoner In England by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    “Ask Mama”; Or, The Richest Commoner In England

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1858. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    “Plain or Ringlets?” by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    “Plain or Ringlets?”

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1860. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Mr. Facey Romford’s Hounds

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1865. Full red calf, 8.5 inches tall. A very fine copy in pristine condition. Bound with gilt raised bands, labels and delightfully tooled gilt panels framing a centre tool of riding cap, stick and whip. Gilt dentelles and top edge. First edition. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • FIRST SCHAEFER EDITION IN FINE FULL MOROCCO
    Tragoediae. Ad optimorum librorum fidem emendatae cum brevi nota-tione emendationum. Curavit Godofredus Henricus Schaefer. by SOPHOCLES.
    SOPHOCLES.
    Tragoediae. Ad optimorum librorum fidem emendatae cum brevi nota-tione emendationum. Curavit Godofredus Henricus Schaefer.

    Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Sumtibus et typis Caroli Tauchnitzii, 1810. 2 volumes bound in 1 complete, 4.75 inches tall. A fine full Regency calf with raised bands, gilt and blind pallets framing the panels, gilt and blind fillets framing the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. The bookplate of the writer Maurice Baring as well as a previous owner's ink name on the first blank. Light foxing. It was published by Carl Tauchnitz (1761-1836), the first German publisher to use stereotyping. A neat little set of these great Tragedies in the original Greek.

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  • PARTICULARLY ELEGANT MID VICTORIAN FULL CALF
    Southey's Poetical Works. by SOUTHEY, Robert
    SOUTHEY, Robert
    Southey's Poetical Works.

    London: Longmans, Green & Co, 1873. Full calf, 9.5 inches tall. A most attractive full calf with gilt raised bands, very fine gilt tooled panels, blue label and the gilt stamp of Wellington College on the upper board. Armorial bookplate. Double column. Engraved portrait and title page.

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  • PRISTINE SET IN HALF RED MOROCCO BY BAYNTUN
    John Inglesant by SHORTHOUSE, Joseph Henry
    SHORTHOUSE, Joseph Henry
    John Inglesant

    London: Macmillan, 1881. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A very finely copy bound set in half red morocco by Bayntun, with gilt raised bands, titles, panels and all edges. The first trade edition of this classic historical novel set in the 17th century, in pristine condition.

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  • ILLUSTRATED LIMITED EDITION IN FULL CRUSHED PINK MOROCCO
    A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy. by STERNE, Laurence. (YORICK Mr.)
    STERNE, Laurence. (YORICK Mr.)
    A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy.

    London: Peter Davies, 1927. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A simple, elegant binding in full pink crushed morocco by Riviere with raised bands, gilt titles, dentelles and top edge, the rest being deckled. One of a limited edition of 2000 copies with 16 charming plates by Vera Willoughby.

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  • SUPERB REGENCY DICED CALF
    Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    Marmion; A Tale of Flodden Field

    Edinburgh: Constable, Miller & Murray, 1808. Full diced calf, 8.5 inches tall. A superb Regency binding with gilt and blind bands and very fine blind, gilt and inked tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within blind and gilt rolls. There is a neat ink inscription dated 1810 on the reverse of the free endpaper. A splendid example of a binding of this period on a fourth edition of this celebrated poem.

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  • SUPERB REGENCY FULL DICED CALF
    The Lay of The Last Minstrel. by SCOTT, Walter.
    SCOTT, Walter.
    The Lay of The Last Minstrel.

    London: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme, 1809. Full diced calf, 8.5 inches tall. A superb Regency binding with gilt and blind bands and very fine blind, gilt and inked tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within blind and gilt rolls. There is a dark patch on the upper board and a neat ink inscription dated 1810 on the reverse of the free endpaper. A splendid example of a binding of this period on a tenth edition of this celebrated poem.

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  • FINE COPY IN CLASSIC FULL CALF
    The Wandering Jew. by SUE, M. Eugene
    SUE, M. Eugene
    The Wandering Jew.

    London: Appleyard, 1845. Half calf, 10 inches tall. A rather splendid Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, red label and fine gilt tooling to the panels. With a portrait and fine engraved illustrations throughout. A handsome single volume edition, in double columns, of this celebrated tale.

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  • NEW EDITION IN SPLENDID FULL CALF
    Origines Sacrae: Or a rational account of the grounds of Natural and Revealed Religion. by STILLINGFLEET, Edward
    STILLINGFLEET, Edward
    Origines Sacrae: Or a rational account of the grounds of Natural and Revealed Religion.

    Oxford: The University Press, 1836. 2 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A splendid early Victorian full calf with raised bands, twin labels and gilt tooled panels. Small loss to the head cap of the second volume but still a very smart set.

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  • CHARMING COPY IN FINE GEORGIAN FULL CALF
    The Vision of Don Roderick, The Field of Waterloo, and Other Poems. by SCOTT, Sir Walter
    SCOTT, Sir Walter
    The Vision of Don Roderick, The Field of Waterloo, and Other Poems.

    Edinburgh: Constable, 1821. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A most handsome Georgian binding with blind tooled raised bands, finely gilt tooled panels and a wide gilt roll framing splendid blind tooling on the boards. A lovely copy of the 4th edition of these celebrated poems in a contemporary binding in excellent clean condition.

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  • STALMAN'S ELECTION & WILLIS'S TRUSTEES
    A Practical Treatise On The Law And Doctrine of Election And Satisfaction Applicable To Real And Personal Property. A Practical Treatise On The Duties And Responsibilities of Trustees. by STALMAN, Henry & WILLIS, John Walpole.
    STALMAN, Henry & WILLIS, John Walpole.
    A Practical Treatise On The Law And Doctrine of Election And Satisfaction Applicable To Real And Personal Property. A Practical Treatise On The Duties And Responsibilities of Trustees.

    London: Law Booksellers & Publishers, 1827. Large 8vo., 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Superb full calf binding with raised bands and twin red labels.

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