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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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  • BEAUTIFUL FRENCH 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    Les Adventures de Gil Blas de Santillane. by LE SAGE, Alain Rene
    LE SAGE, Alain Rene
    Les Adventures de Gil Blas de Santillane.

    Amsterdam: Uytwerf, 1733. 4 volume set, 5 inches tall. Full French 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and delightful gilt centre tools. A gilt fillet frames the boards. Full page engraved plates. Some binder's trimming of the text block resulting to small loss at the margins. A lovely little set in the original French.

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  • CLASSIC TALE IN SPLENDID PRIZE TREE CALF
    Lorna Doone. by BLACKMORE, R.D.
    BLACKMORE, R.D.
    Lorna Doone.

    London: Sampson Low, c.1930. Tree calf, 7.5 inches tall. A most handsome binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin labels and floral gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt prize block on the upper board and prize bookplate. Colour plates. A lovely copy of this classic 'Romance of Exmoor'.

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  • SUPERB TREE CALF CONTINENTAL DICTIONARY SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR
    Dictionnaire portative et de prononciation, Espagnol-Francais et Francais-Espagnol, a l’usage des deux nations… by CORMON, J. L. Barthelemi.
    CORMON, J. L. Barthelemi.
    Dictionnaire portative et de prononciation, Espagnol-Francais et Francais-Espagnol, a l’usage des deux nations…

    Lyon: B. Cormon et Blanc, Reymann, An VIII, 1800. 2 vols., 8vo (8.25 x 5.25 inches). Superb contemporary full tree calf, twin red and green labels, very pretty tooling to spine and framing boards, marbled edges and endpapers. Slightly rubbed. Signed by the author in black ink to verso of half-title. An excellent binding.

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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL TREE CALF.
    Moltke, A Biographical And Critical Study. by MORRIS, William O’Connor.
    MORRIS, William O’Connor.
    Moltke, A Biographical And Critical Study.

    London: Ward& Downey, 1893. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. Full prize tree calf with gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels, prize block on upper board and blue label. Profusely illustrated with portraits and maps.

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  • CLASSIC WORK IN SPLENDID TREE CALF
    The Seven Lamps of Architecture. by RUSKIN, John
    RUSKIN, John
    The Seven Lamps of Architecture.

    London: George Allen & Sons, 1911. Full calf, 7.25 inches tall. A most attractive Edwardian prize tree calf by Hunt with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. The prize gilt block of Wellington College on the upper board and prize bookplate on front paste down. With 14 full page illustrations.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE EDITION IN BRIGHT TREE CALF
    The Poetical Works. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Poetical Works.

    London: Cooke, 1798. Full calf, 6 inches tall. A charming, slim 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, triple labels and delightful gilt centre tools. With two bookplates and a neat contemporary owner's signature on the first blank. Embellished with engraved frontispiece, title page and portrait.

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  • STIRRING TALE OF ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION IN FULL TREE CALF
    The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic. by PONTING, Herbert G.
    PONTING, Herbert G.
    The Great White South or With Scott in the Antarctic.

    London: Duckworth & Co, 1923. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A splendid full tree calf by Bickers with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Very slight superficial loss of surface on the lower board. With 164 photographic illustrations and a map. A stirring account of Scott's South Pole Expedition.

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  • FINELY ILLUSTRATED WORK IN FULL TREE CALF
    Les Mères de Famille. by BOUILLY
    BOUILLY
    Les Mères de Famille.

    Paris: Louis Janet, c.1820. 2 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. Full tree calf with twin labels, gilt bands and centre tools. The boards are framed within gilt fillets. Fine engraved plates throughout.

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  • STIRRING TALES IN SPARKLING TREE CALF
    Heroes of Modern Adventures. by BRIDGES, T.C. & TILTMAN, H. Hessell
    BRIDGES, T.C. & TILTMAN, H. Hessell
    Heroes of Modern Adventures.

    London: George G. Harrap, 1929. Full calf, 8.25 inches tall. A sparkling tree calf binding by Bickers with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. Gilt Prize inscription to the upper board and bookplate. A stirring anthology of rollicking adventures to inspire the children of the Empire. Illustrated throughout.

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  • NEAT EDITION OF THIS CLASSIC WORK
    Instiitutio Oratoria. (Institutionum Oratoriarum) by QUINTILIAN, Marcus Fabius. (QUINTILIANI)
    QUINTILIAN, Marcus Fabius. (QUINTILIANI)
    Instiitutio Oratoria. (Institutionum Oratoriarum)

    aris, Levacher, 1809. 2 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. Full roan with twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the spines with particularly handsome cartouches for the volume numbers and bow and arrows and quiver in the panels. Old neat inscription on the pastedown endpaper, the blank and on the title page. The corners are scuffed and bumped and the labels are creased but no splitting and overall a pretty set.

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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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  • CHARMING LITTLE 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF BINDING
    La Chaumière Indienne. by BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE Jacques Henri
    BERNARDIN de SAINT PIERRE Jacques Henri
    La Chaumière Indienne.

    Paris: Didot, 1791. Full tree calf, 4.75 inches tall. Delightful 18th century binding with gilt bands and red label. Speckled edges.

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  • CHARMING LITTLE 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF BINDING
    Les Six Nouvelles. by FLORIAN, Jean-Pierre Claris de
    FLORIAN, Jean-Pierre Claris de
    Les Six Nouvelles.

    Paris: Didot, 1784. Full tree calf, 4.75 inches tall. Delightful 18th century binding with gilt bands and red label. Engraved frontispiece.

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  • CHARMING SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    The Poetical Works of James Thomson by THOMSON, James
    THOMSON, James
    The Poetical Works of James Thomson

    London: John Bell, 1787. 2 volume set, 5 inches tall. Full 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. Engraved portrait and title pages.2 early neat owner's names on the title pages. Some rubbing to the volume label and a nick to the tail of volume 1. A most attractive little set.

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  • NEAT COPY IN QUARTER CALF
    Le Diable Boiteux by LE SAGE, A. René ( LESAGE )
    LE SAGE, A. René ( LESAGE )
    Le Diable Boiteux

    Paris: Ledoux et Tenre, 1817. 2 volume set, 5.5 inches tall. Charming quarter speckled calf with treecalfed paper on the boards cleverly imitating calf. Twin labels and fine gilt tooling to the panels. A pretty little set.

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