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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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  • 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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  • WELL ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN SMART LATE VICTORIAN HALF MOROCCO
    Athletics and Football. (From the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes). Including: The Rugby Union Game; The Association Game; The American Game; The Australian Game. by SHEARMAN, Montague
    SHEARMAN, Montague
    Athletics and Football. (From the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes). Including: The Rugby Union Game; The Association Game; The American Game; The Australian Game.

    London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1894. Half morocco, 7 1/2 inches tall. A smartly bound volume of the 'thoroughly revised' fourth edition with raised bands, gilt 'sporting' centre tools and gilt top edge. With numerous illustrations by Stanley Berkeley. A lovely copy of this classic work.

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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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  • 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
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • DELIGHTFUL FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK IN HALF CALF
    The Chace. by SOMERVILE, William
    SOMERVILE, William
    The Chace.

    London: Albion Press, 1804. Half calf, 7 inches tall. A delightful Regency half calf with label within delicate gilt tooling. Gilt top edge. Embellished with full page engravings and vignettes.

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  • CLASSIC HISTORY IN SUPERB FULL CALF
    The Life of Nelson. by SOUTHEY, Robert
    SOUTHEY, Robert
    The Life of Nelson.

    London: John Murray and William Tegg, 1853. Full navy blue calf, 6 1/2 inches tall. A very bright full calf with raised bands, wonderful naval gilt centre tools, contrasting red label and triple fillets framing the boards. There is the prize bookplate of Bruce Castle, dated 1853, on the front paste down endpaper and a further bookplate facing it. Simple woodcut vignettes, including to the title page. A sparkling copy of this hugely popular Life of Nelson.

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  • VERY PRETTY COPY IN DICED CALF.
    The Chase, Field Sports, Rural Games And Other Poems. by SOMERVILE, William.
    SOMERVILE, William.
    The Chase, Field Sports, Rural Games And Other Poems.

    Edinburgh: Ballantyne, 1812. Full diced calf, 6.75 inches tall. Full diced calf, with black and gilt bands and delicate gilt centre tools. The armorial bookplates of Sarah Phillott. A delightful copy of this classic work.

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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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  • 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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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE ENGLISH EDITION IN FULL DICED CALF
    Paul and Virginia. by SAINT-PIERRE, Bernardin. WILLIAMS, Helen Maria (translated into English by).
    SAINT-PIERRE, Bernardin. WILLIAMS, Helen Maria (translated into English by).
    Paul and Virginia.

    London: John Sharpe, 1820. Full calf, 6 1/2 inches tall. A delightful full diced calf with wide gilt raised bands, twin labels and ornate gilt tooling to the panels. The diced boards are framed within gilt fillets and blind and gilt rolls. A charming and neat inscription, dated 1822 is to be found on the reverse of the free end paper and a neat ink former owner's name on the first blank. With five fine engraved plates. A little superficial loss to the lower board, otherwise in splendid condition.

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE SET IN HALF EARLY VICTORIAN CALF
    Sturm's Reflections. by STURM, Christoph Christian
    STURM, Christoph Christian
    Sturm's Reflections.

    London: T. Murphy, 1839. 2 volume set, 5 inches tall. A good looking early Victorian half calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and ornate gilding to the panels. Engraved frontispiece and title page to both volumes. A neat set of the great work of this German author and theologian, an influence in his day, most famously on Beethoven.

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  • TWO ORIENTAL TALES IN REGENCY FULL CALF
    The History of Nourjahad; Almoran and Hamet. by SHERIDAN, Mrs. F.; HAWKESWORTH, Dr.
    SHERIDAN, Mrs. F.; HAWKESWORTH, Dr.
    The History of Nourjahad; Almoran and Hamet.

    London: Dove, 1814. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A charming little volume bound in Regency full calf with gilt bands, Greek lyre centre tools and elaborate corner tools and splendid blind and gilt rolls frame the diced centre panel on the boards. An engraved frontispiece and vignette to the tittle page. A neat ink inscription from the period on the first blank reading 'Mifs Laura Longman. A reward of Merit'. Some marks and a little fading but a nice little solid copy. Two oriental tales from the 18th centuries bound together.

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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. A hugely popular novel originally printed in France in 1788. Bernardin's beliefs echo those of Enlightenment philosophers such as Jean-Jacques Rousseau and he contrasts the social class divisions in eighteenth-century French society with those of the noble inhabitants of Mauritius.

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  • HANDSOME COPY IN HALF MOROCCO
    The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare and of the Earl of Surrey. by SHAKSPEARE, William (SHAKESPEARE) & SURREY, Henry Howard, Earl of
    SHAKSPEARE, William (SHAKESPEARE) & SURREY, Henry Howard, Earl of
    The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare and of the Earl of Surrey.

    Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1856. Half morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. An elegant half morocco with raised bands and splendid gilt tooled panels. Gilt top edge. An ink inscription on the first blank and some foxing to the preliminaries, otherwise clean. An interesting edition of the poetical works of these great English 16th century poets.

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