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  • MANUSCRIPT ACCOUNT OF TRAVELS IN MAGNIFICENT FULL CRUSHED MOROCCO
    Half Hours in Remarkable Places, At Home and Abroad. by EFFINGHAM, Henry Alexander Gordon Howard, Earl of.
    EFFINGHAM, Henry Alexander Gordon Howard, Earl of.
    Half Hours in Remarkable Places, At Home and Abroad.

    Original Manuscript, 1910 - 1912. 5 volume set, 9.25 inches tall. A unique and extraordinary item, magnificently bound in full crushed morocco by Leighton of Brewer Street. With gilt raised bands and elegant gilt panels. The upper boards have the gilt plaque of a romantic figure, probably Byron, which is framed within gilt rolls and corner tools. Gilt dentelles and top edges. The 5 volumes contain the bound notebooks of Lord Effingham's travels at home and abroad. They are embellished with over 650 photographs, pictures postcards, portraits and engraved views. The handwriting is large and readable. Having been housed in felt line boxes the volumes are in pristine condition.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY GILT TOOLED STRAIGHT GRAIN CALF
    Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views. by BEATTIE, William (BARTLETT, W.H.)
    BEATTIE, William (BARTLETT, W.H.)
    Switzerland. Illustrated in a Series of Views.

    London: Virtue, 1836. Full straight grain morocco, 11 inches tall. A fabulously bound set with extraordinary gilt and white metal tooled spine and boards.the elaborate 'cathedral' design on all four boards is made up from individual tooling, as is the superb tooling on the spines. All edges gilt. Illustrated with 2 engraved titles and 106 full page engraved views and I folding map. Some foxing to the plates and slight fading to the spine, but still a fine and spectacular set.

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  • VERY HANDSOME SET IN FULL CALF GILT
    The History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge; The Privileges of the University of Cambridge; Academic Unity. by DYER, George
    DYER, George
    The History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge; The Privileges of the University of Cambridge; Academic Unity.

    London: Longman et al., 1814, 1824, 1827, 1814; 1824; 1827. 4 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. Full calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels, fine gilt panels, dentelles and all edges gilt. With the armorial bookplate 'Deo Ducente' and the ticket of E. Jeanes of Exeter. Complete with all the plates each of which is foxed as are the frontispieces and title pages. Bindings are in excellent condition though speckled to some degree. The third and rare title is bound at the end of the first volume of the history.

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  • REMARKABLE COPY OF THIS SCARCE TITLE
    Picturesque Views of Ramsgate by MOSES, Henry
    MOSES, Henry
    Picturesque Views of Ramsgate

    London: H.Moses, 1817. Full calf, 11 inches tall. With raised bands, labels, decorated gilt spine and boards, dentelles and top edge. Bound by Burgess of Ramsgate in 1940 (at the cost of one pound five shillings). With 24 superb engravings by Henry Moses and one folding plan of Ramsgate Harbour. There is a degree of foxing, some fraying to a couple of title pages with no loss and a small professional repair to the plan of Ramsgate Harbour, again with no loss. An unusually tall and handsome copy of this difficult title.

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  • MAGNIFICENT COPY IN FULL MOROCCO BY BEDFORD
    Hungarian Sketches In Peace And War by JOKAI, Moritz
    JOKAI, Moritz
    Hungarian Sketches In Peace And War

    Edinburgh: Constable, 1854. Full morocco, 6.75 inches tall. A superb copy bound by Bedford, one of the greatest firms of the period. With gilt raised bands, gilt titles and exeptionally fine tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. In pristine condition.

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