- Category = Triple Decker
Trials; A Tale.
London: Whittaker, 1824. 3 volume set, 7 inches tall. An elegant Georgian half calf with gilt bands and simple blind tooled panels. Pink speckled edges. With the heraldic crest of Vane Londonderry in the top panel. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses. A scarce and elegant set of this first edition triple decker.More details Price: £750.00
The Gentleman of the Old School.
London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1839. 3 vol set, 7 1/2 inches tall. A most ornate and attractive half calf with gilt raised bands and fine extra gilt tooling to the panels. First edition with dedication leaf to volume I and half titles to vols II & III, as called for. Corners a little bumped, very slight split to one joint and light spotting. From the library of Captain Thomas Robert Brigstoke and with his ink signature to each volume. Robert J. Hayhurst bookplate.More details Price: £450.00