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  • FIRST FRENCH EDITION IN CALF FROM CHATEAU DE CIREY
    Charles le Téméraire, ou, Anne de Geierstein, la fille du brouillard. by SCOTT, Sir Walter
    SCOTT, Sir Walter
    Charles le Téméraire, ou, Anne de Geierstein, la fille du brouillard.

    Paris, aris: [Lachvardière for] Charles Gosselin 1829. 5 volume set, 7 inches tall. Quarter calf with gilt bands, twin labels and charming gilt tooling to the panels.First edition in French of Anne of Geierstein; or, the Maiden of the Mist (Edinburgh, 1829), which though separately issued also formed part of the Oeuvres complètes, as stated on the half-titles.

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  • The Works of Peter Pindar. by PINDAR, Peter (Wolcot, John)
    PINDAR, Peter (Wolcot, John)
    The Works of Peter Pindar.

    London: John Walker, 1794. 4 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive Georgian full tree calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and delightful gilt tooling to the panels. The tree calf is framed with a gilt Greek roll. Yellow edges. Loss to one headcap, some rubbing and occasional superficial loss of leather to a long defunct insect, but still a fine looking set of the poetical works of this great satirist.

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  • THE 3 VOLS OF "OUR MESS" IN SUPERB RIVIERE TREE CALF
    Our Mess. Jack Hinton, The Guardsman. Tom Burke. by LEVER, Charles
    LEVER, Charles
    Our Mess. Jack Hinton, The Guardsman. Tom Burke.

    Dublin: William Curry, 1843-1844. 3 volume set, 9 inches tall. A stunning tree calf by Riviere with gilt raised bands, twin, slightly faded, labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. Wide gilt dentelles and top edges. Illustrated by Phiz. Bookplates. Some foxing to the preliminaries, otherwise a lovely set of Lever's Military "Our Mess" novels.

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  • ELEGANT SET IN FULL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    A View of society and manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany. by MOORE, John
    MOORE, John
    A View of society and manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany.

    London: Strahan & Cadell, 1793. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. An attractive full 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and gilt tooling to the panels. Yellow edges. An interesting account of life in these countries with 'anecdotes relating to some eminent characters' (including Voltaire and Frederick the Great).

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  • SUPERB SET IN 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF.
    The Letters of The Celebrated Junius. by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    The Letters of The Celebrated Junius.

    London, 1783. 2 volume set, 7.25 inches tall. Full tree calf with raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt panels. An exceptionally elegant set in fine condition.

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  • SECOND, REVISED EDITION IN SUPERB FULL TREE CALF
    Sermons. by SMITH, Sydney
    SMITH, Sydney
    Sermons.

    London: Longman, 1801. 2 volume set, 6.5 inches tall. A superb little set with gilt bands and exquisite gilt tooling, typical of the very beginning of the 19th century. Blue speckled edges. A scarce early edition of the Sermons of this famous English wit, writer and Anglican.

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  • SCARCE WORK IN FULL 18TH CENTURY TREE CALF
    Accounts and Extracts of the Manuscripts in the Library of the King of France. Published under the Inspection of a Committee of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. Translated from the French. by TOOK, William (Translator)
    TOOK, William (Translator)
    Accounts and Extracts of the Manuscripts in the Library of the King of France. Published under the Inspection of a Committee of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. Translated from the French.

    London: Faulder, Egerton, and Williams, 1789. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. A most attractive 18th century tree calf with gilt bands, twin labels and elegant gilt tooling to the panels. There is some splitting to the joints of the upper boards but the books are still firm and tight.

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  • GREAT NOVEL IN CLASSIC TREE CALF
    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby. by DICKENS, Charles
    DICKENS, Charles
    The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.

    London: Chapman & Hall, 1932. Full calf, 8.5 inches tall. A classic 'prize' tree calf binding by Morrell with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine gilt floral tooling to the panels. With a gilt roll framing a prize stamp and the tree calf boards. A prize bookplate. Full page illustrations by Phiz.

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  • STUNNING PRIZE BINDING
    Three Centuries of English Poetry (Being Selections From Chaucer to Herrick) by MASSON, Rosaline Orme
    MASSON, Rosaline Orme
    Three Centuries of English Poetry (Being Selections From Chaucer to Herrick)

    London: Macmillan, 1894. Full tree calf by Morley of Oxford, 7 inches tall. A spectacularly attractive example of full tree calf prize binding. With gilt raised bands, triple labels, fine gilt floral tooling to the panels, a fine gilt roll framing the tree calf on the boards, dentelles and all edges gilt. With an armorial gilt prize block on the boards and prize label on the pastedown end paper. A charming anthology of Engllish verse in a pristine tree calf.

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  • SPLENDID FULL TREE CALF
    Short Studies on Great subjects. by FROUDE, James Anthony
    FROUDE, James Anthony
    Short Studies on Great subjects.

    London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1868. 2 volume set, 8.5 inches tall. Splendid full tree calf with gilt raised bands, twin labels and fine floral gilt tooling to the panels.

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  • CLASSIC WORKS SPLENDID TREE CALF
    A Modern Comedy. (The White Monkey; The Silver Spoon; Swan Song). by GALSWORTHY, John
    GALSWORTHY, John
    A Modern Comedy. (The White Monkey; The Silver Spoon; Swan Song).

    London: Heinemann, 1929. Full calf, 7.5 inches tall. A splendid tree calf binding by Riviere with gilt raised bands, twin labels and elegant gilt tooling to the panels. An ornate gilt roll frames the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. First edition thus. Galsworthy's sequel to 'The Forsyte Saga' which was immensely successful and earned him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1932.

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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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