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  • THE PSALMS BELONGING TO LIVERPOOL TRADER AND MAYOR 1773-1774
    PSALMS. New Version of the Psalms of David.
    PSALMS. New Version of the Psalms of David.

    London: Company of Stationers, 1771. Crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid provenance on this lovely 18th century binding with raised bands, floral gilt tooling to the panels and all edges gilt. A nicely decorated gilt panel on the upper board declares this to be the property of John Parr Esquire, Mayor (of Liverpool) 1773. Bookplate and neat ink inscription dated 1779 on the first blank stating that the book is a gift from John Parr to his daughter Mary who has written her name on the title page.
    John Parr was a very wealthy Liverpool merchant who was involved with the Atlantic trade with the East Coast of the United States and specifically the slave and tobacco…

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    London: Company of Stationers, 1771. Crushed morocco, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid provenance on this lovely 18th century binding with raised bands, floral gilt tooling to the panels and all edges gilt. A nicely decorated gilt panel on the upper board declares this to be the property of John Parr Esquire, Mayor (of Liverpool) 1773. Bookplate and neat ink inscription dated 1779 on the first blank stating that the book is a gift from John Parr to his daughter Mary who has written her name on the title page.
    John Parr was a very wealthy Liverpool merchant who was involved with the Atlantic trade with the East Coast of the United States and specifically the slave and tobacco trades. The volume is quite stained on the edges but is firm has no splitting or loss.

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  • SUPERB SIGNED BINDING IN FULL MOROCCO
    The Life of William Wilberforce. by WILBERFORCE, Robert Isaac
    WILBERFORCE, Robert Isaac
    The Life of William Wilberforce.

    London: Seeley, Burnside and Seeley, 1843. Full morocco, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little binding by Illingworth and Hicks of Wakefield. A sumptuous binding with gilt raised bands, splendid extra gilt panels and boards. All edges gilt. A neat ink inscription dated 1849 on the first blank. Some foxing on the portrait and title page and a few other leaves but mostly clean. An interesting biography of the great campaigner against the slave trade by his son.

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