- Category = Tree Calf
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.More details Price: £180.00
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.More details Price: £150.00
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.More details Price: £150.00
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.
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.
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.
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.More details Price: £100.00