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  • COUNTRY PURSUITS IN APPROPRIATE AND SPLENDID HALF RED CALF
    The Country Gentleman. by SCRUTATOR (HORLOCK, K.W.)
    SCRUTATOR (HORLOCK, K.W.)
    The Country Gentleman.

    London: Chapman and Hall, 1863. Half calf, 7.5 inches tall. A lovely binding with gilt raised bands, fine panels with 'country sport' centre tools and gilt top edge. Engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • A CHARMING ANTHOLOGY IN PRIZE TREE CALF
    A Book of Verse for Boys and Girls. by SMITH, J.C. (Compiler)
    SMITH, J.C. (Compiler)
    A Book of Verse for Boys and Girls.

    London: Frowde, 1908. Full calf, 7 inches tall. A classic tree calf by Galt with gilt raised bands, label and lovely floral gilt tooling to the panels. With a gilt prize armorial block on the upper board and prize bookplate. An extraordinarily advanced anthology of English verse for Children. Complete in 3 parts.

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  • EARLY FRENCH EDITION IN CALF FROM CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Waverley, l’Écosse il y a soixante Ans. by SCOTT, Sir Walter
    SCOTT, Sir Walter
    Waverley, l’Écosse il y a soixante Ans.

    Paris: (Cosson for) Charles Gosselin and Ladvocat, 1821. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. Quarter calf with twin labels and gilt centre tools.Waverley first appeared in French in 1818, before Scott attained celebrity in France and therefore now very rare. This reprint is for the first of Gosselin’s collected Oeuvres complètes.

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  • FINE PRINTING IN HALF MOROCCO BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE
    Maxims of Love by STENDHAL
    STENDHAL
    Maxims of Love

    London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Half morocco, 6.5 inches tall. Elegantly, yet simply, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe with raised bands and gilt titles and top edge. Finely printed on hand made paper with deckled edges. From 'The Royal Library Belles Lettres series'. Previous owners name on first blank. Slight surface loss to the charming patterned paper boards.

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  • A VERY HANDSOME REGENCY BINDING
    Essays. by SHENSTONE, William.
    SHENSTONE, William.
    Essays.

    London: John Sharpe, 1819. 12mo (5.25 x 3.5 inches). Full pink calf, with burgundy label, raised bands, fine tooling to panels, superb gilt double-headed coat of arms to boards. Upper board marked and some loss of surface to insects. Presentation plate from the Lord Provost of the City of Perth dated 1828.

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  • A STRIKINGLY ECCENTRIC FULL CALF BINGING
    On The Natural History and Classification of Quadrupeds by SWAINSON, William
    SWAINSON, William
    On The Natural History and Classification of Quadrupeds

    London: Longman et al, 1835. Full calf, 6.5 inches tall. With a raised title and very wide raised gilt head and tail band. The lower panels have dense blind tooling within gilt rolls. Gilt and blind tooling to the boards. Engraved title page and vignettes throughout. Considerably rubbed edges but still perfectly tight and firm. A truly charming little volume.

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  • SPLENDID LITTLE EMBOSSED CALF BINDING
    The Beauties of. by STURM, Christoph Christian
    STURM, Christoph Christian
    The Beauties of.

    Chiswick: Whittingham, 1822. Full calf, 5 inches tall. A delightful binding with gilt raised bands, gilt floral tooling to the panels and fine embossed blind tooling within gilt and blind rolls. With the ticket of Campbell of Edinburgh. Lengthy ink inscription facing the first titlepage.

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