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  • STURM'S REFLECTIONS ON THE WORKS OF GOD
    Reflections on the Works of God, and on his providence in the regions of nature, and in the government of the universe. A new translation. by STURM, Christopher Christian.
    STURM, Christopher Christian.
    Reflections on the Works of God, and on his providence in the regions of nature, and in the government of the universe. A new translation.

    London: John Sharpe, 1824. 4 vols., 8vo (6½" tall). Full crushed morocco. Unusual and very pretty set with a gilt title within flourishes, dentelles and all edges gilt, and fine blind tooling to boards.

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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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  • SPLENDID COPY IN FINE FULL CALF
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt by SURTEES, Robert Smith
    SURTEES, Robert Smith
    Handley Cross; Or, Mr. Jorrock’s Hunt

    London: Bradbury and Evans, 1854. 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. Faint stains to the boards. With hand coloured full page engravings by John Leech.

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  • SUPERB LITTLE SET IN CONTEMPORARY FINE HALF CALF
    Le Virgile Travesty. by SCARRON, Monsieur
    SCARRON, Monsieur
    Le Virgile Travesty.

    Amsterdam: R. & G. Wetstein, 1712. 2 volume set, 5.25 inches tall. A superb little set in an early 18th century half calf with raised bands, twin labels and gilt floral centre tools. Pink edges. The work is in 12 parts, each having an engraved plate, some with slightly frayed fore edges. There is an extremely faint trace of an owner's stamp on the title page. This great parody of the Aeneid was written by the extraordinary Paul Scarron, first husband of Madame Maintenon, future wife of Louis XIV.

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  • PHOTOGRAPHS IN A REMARKABLE FULL MOROCCO PUBLISHER'S BINDING
    Flemish Relics; Architectural, Legendary, and Pictorial. by STEPHENS, Frederic G.
    STEPHENS, Frederic G.
    Flemish Relics; Architectural, Legendary, and Pictorial.

    London: Alfred W. Bennett, 1866. Full morocco, 9.5 inches tall. An exceptional full hard grain morocco binding with raised bands, gilt and blind pallets and centre tools to the spine and delightful gilt tooling to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Illustrated with 15 photographs by Cundall and Fleming. Neat ink inscription dated 1867 on the first blank. The green has faded on the spine, the boards have a faint stain and there is some slight rubbing but this scarce deluxe edition is still a most attractive volume.

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  • SUPERB FULL GREEN GOATSKIN
    The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. by SCOTT, Sir Walter
    SCOTT, Sir Walter
    The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

    Edinburgh: Black, 1865. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A very fine heavy mid-Victorian morocco binding with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, ornate gilt tooling to the boards and all edges gilt. A double column edition, complete in 1 volume. Inscription.... 'on his leaving Eton Xmas 1865' on first blank. Some foxing to the preliminaries.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN THREE QUARTER MOROCCO
    The Crown Jewels and other Regalia in the Tower of London. by SITWELL, Major-General H.D.W.
    SITWELL, Major-General H.D.W.
    The Crown Jewels and other Regalia in the Tower of London.

    London: Dropmore Press, 1953. Three quarter morocco, 14 inches tall. A splendid volume with raised bands, gilt titles, embossed upper board and all edges. Number 8 of 99 signed copies. 8 colour and 32 monochrome plates.

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  • SPARKLING LITTLE SET IN HALF CALF
    The Poetical Works. by SHENSTONE, William
    SHENSTONE, William
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Printed by Whittingham at the Stanhope Press for John Sharpe, 1806. 2 volume set, 5 inches high. A sparkling little half calf with labels, wide gilt bands and gilt tooled panels. Pink speckled edges. 2 engraved plates. With the bookplate of W. Buck. A bright, neat set of the verse of this English 18th century poet.

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  • FINE FULL DICED CALF REGENCY BINDING
    Lady of The Lake by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    Lady of The Lake

    Edinburgh: Ballantyne and Longmans et al, 1810. Full diced calf. 8.75 inches tall. A fine binding dating from the regency period, with raised gilt bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within a wide gilt roll. Slight superficial loss to an ancient insect. A faint neat ink owner's inscription 'Eliza Smith' on the title page. A delightful copy. See our copies of 'Rokeby' and 'Marmion' in uniform bindings.

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  • FINE FULL DICED CALF REGENCY BINDING
    Rokeby; A Poem by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    Rokeby; A Poem

    Edinburgh: Ballantyne and Longmans et al, 1813. Full diced calf. 8.75 inches tall. A fine binding dating from the regency period, with raised gilt bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within a wide gilt roll. Slight superficial loss to an ancient insect. A faint neat ink owner's inscription 'Eliza Smith' on the title page. A delightful copy. See our 'Lady of the Lake' and 'Marmion' in uniform bindings.

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  • FINE FULL DICED CALF REGENCY BINDING
    Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field by SCOTT, Walter
    SCOTT, Walter
    Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

    Edinburgh: Constable, Miller & Murray, 1811. Full diced calf. 8.75 inches tall. A fine binding dating from the regency period, with raised gilt bands and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within a wide gilt roll. Slight superficial loss to an ancient insect. A faint neat ink owner's inscription 'Eliza Smith' on the title page. A delightful copy. See our 'Lady of the Lake' and 'Rokeby' in uniform bindings.

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  • FIRST 2 VOLUMES IN SUPERB TREE CALF
    Mémoires Historiques et Politiques du règne de Louis XVI, depuis son mariage jusqu’a sa mort. by SOULAVIE, Jean-Louis
    SOULAVIE, Jean-Louis
    Mémoires Historiques et Politiques du règne de Louis XVI, depuis son mariage jusqu’a sa mort.

    Paris: Truttel et Würtz, 1801. 2 volumes, 8.25 inches tall. A beautiful tree calf with gilt bands and labels. Blue speckled edges. Folding portraits. The armorial bookplate of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo. A further 6 volumes were published.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    Paul and Virginia (In English) by SAINT-PIERRE, Bernardin de
    SAINT-PIERRE, Bernardin de
    Paul and Virginia (In English)

    London: Routeledge, 1888. Half morocco, 11.25 inches tall. With elegant gilt tooling to the spine and top edge gilt. Limited to 800 copies of which this is number 741. Illustrated throughout by Maurice Leloir. The blue of the spine has faded but still an extremely elegant copy in English of this classic French title.

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  • FINE 18TH CENTURY BOUND SET
    Le Spectacteur Francois, Pour Servir De Suite A Celui De M. De Marivaux. by SPECTATEUR
    SPECTATEUR
    Le Spectacteur Francois, Pour Servir De Suite A Celui De M. De Marivaux.

    Paris: Chez La V Duchesne et al, 1770. 3 vol set, 6.5 inches tall. A most attractive 18th century quarter binding with gilt raised bands, calf and inked labels, fine floral gilt tooling to the panels.

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  • DELIGHTFUL SET IN GEORGIAN HALF CALF
    The Unique. by SMEETON, George
    SMEETON, George
    The Unique.

    London: George Smeeton, (1824). 3 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. A very pretty binding from the 1820's with gilt raised bands and fine gilt tooling to the panels. With all 89 engraved plates illustrating the famous figures described in the brief biographies. From the Library and with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst. There is considerable staining to the plates in volume 2.

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  • DELUXE FULL MOROCCO PUBLISHER'S BINDING
    Memoirs of Sir Edwin Landseer. by STEPHENS, F(rederic) G.
    STEPHENS, F(rederic) G.
    Memoirs of Sir Edwin Landseer.

    London: George Bell, 1874. Full morocco, 10 inches tall. A remarkable deluxe publisher's binding with gilt and blind tooling to the spine and boards. All edges gilt. Some rubbing and the rather heavy text block has sagged a little showing an uneven fore edge. A neat ink inscription on the first blank. With 24 photographic illustrations.

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  • EARLY FRENCH EDITION IN CALF FROM CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Rob-Roy by SCOTT, Sir Walter
    SCOTT, Sir Walter
    Rob-Roy

    Paris: (Cosson for) Charles Gosselin, 1822. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. Quarter calf with twin labels and gilt centre tools.This copy is of the edition printed for Gosselin's first collected Oeuvres completes.

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  • FINE COLOUR PRINTING IN FULL CALF
    Songs, Madrigals and Sonnets.
    Songs, Madrigals and Sonnets.

    London: Longman, Brown, Green, & Co, 1849. Full calf, 5.5 inches tall. Full calf with gilt raised bands, title label, gilt tooling to the panels and all edges. An anthology of poetry and song with chromolithograph borders. Lacks half title. A charming volume.

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  • FINELY PRINTED, ILLUSTRATED AND BOUND COPY.
    Paul And Virginia. by ST. PIERRE, Bernadin De.
    ST. PIERRE, Bernadin De.
    Paul And Virginia.

    London: W.S. Orr, 1839. Half maroon morocco, 9.5 inches tall. A very handsome binding with gilt raised bands, titles, panels and all edges. A very fine English edition of this French classic illustrated with 330 engravings, 30 of which are full page. Light foxing.

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