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  • CELEBRATED EDITION IN SUPERB FULL VELLUM
    Opera. Recognovit, Emendavit. Gabriel Brotier. by TACITUS, Gaius Cornelius (BROTIER, Gabriel, ed.)
    TACITUS, Gaius Cornelius (BROTIER, Gabriel, ed.)
    Opera. Recognovit, Emendavit. Gabriel Brotier.

    London & Paris: Ex Typographia Ludovici-Francisci Delatour via San-Jacobea. Londini apud Paulum Vaillant, 1771. 4 volume set, 11 inches tall. Superb 18th century full vellum bindings with most attractive blue gilt labels. Complete with all 4 folding maps and genealogy. With the bookplate of the Earl of Aylesford. A splendid set described by Brunet (V p.645) as the ...."Edition magnifiquement imprimee et qui a longtemps passe pour une des meilleures de cet historien".

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  • SPLENDID FULL VELLUM BY KALTHOEBER
    The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. by BURN, John
    BURN, John
    The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer.

    London: T. Cadell, 1788. 4 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A wonderful full vellum, bound by Christian Kalthoeber, one of the greatest bookbinders of the period, and with his ticket. With delightful twin blue titles edged with several ornate pallets. Double fillets frame the boards. Yellow edges. There has been some loss to the foot of the fourth volume due to ancient water damage. This has not affected the text nor taken away the overall splendid look of the set.

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  • SWEDISH PSALMS IN DELIGHTFUL CLASPED FULL PAINTED VELLUM
    Swenska Psalmboken (Bound with) Evangelii – Boken. by PSALMS
    PSALMS
    Swenska Psalmboken (Bound with) Evangelii – Boken.

    Stockholm: Bectman, 1848. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A delightful little binding with embossed and hand painted decoration to the spine and boards. Note the kissing cupids atop the heart. Fully working brass clasps on vellum tags. Gauffered edges.

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  • SIGNED LIMITED EDITION IN FULL VELLUM GILT
    Drake's Drum and other Songs of the Sea. by NEWBOLT, Henry. A. D. McCormick (Illustrator)
    NEWBOLT, Henry. A. D. McCormick (Illustrator)
    Drake's Drum and other Songs of the Sea.

    London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. c.1914. Full vellum, 11 inches tall. A fine copy in excellent condition with gilt tooling to the spine and boards. Gilt top edge. Silk ties. With 12 colour tipped in plates. Number 112 of 250 signed limited editions. First edition thus. Some foxing to the edges and preliminaries but still a particularly fine edition of these stirring poems.

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  • SCARCE EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Reflections on the Revolution in France. by BURKE, Edmund
    BURKE, Edmund
    Reflections on the Revolution in France.

    London: John Sharpe, Piccadilly, 1820. 2 volume set, 5.25 inches tall. A delightful little set in full Regency vellum with gilt bands and twin labels. Blue speckled edges. Slight foxing to the 2 engraved title pages, otherwise clean. A scarce edition of this important title.

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  • GRAND TOUR ITEM IN FULL VELLUM GILT
    Remarks on Antiquities, Arts, and Letters during an Excursion in Italy, in the years 1802 and 1803. by FORSYTH, Joseph
    FORSYTH, Joseph
    Remarks on Antiquities, Arts, and Letters during an Excursion in Italy, in the years 1802 and 1803.

    London: John Murray, 1824. 2 volume set, bound in 1, 7.25 inches tall. Full vellum with splendid wide gilt bands. A very clean and bright copy of the third edition in an elegant contemporary binding.

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  • EXTRAORDINARY FINELY GILT TOOLED, SILK LINED VELLUM WALLET
    Vellum wallet. by VELLUM
    VELLUM
    Vellum wallet.

    Vellum wallet, 4.5 inches tall. Very fine gilt tooling by Guilio Giannini, the famous Florentine binders, covering a double pocket watered silk lining.

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  • SUPERB EDWARDIAN VELLUM BLOTTER BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE
    BLOTTER
    BLOTTER

    Vellum blotter, 18 x 11.5 inches when closed, 36.5 x 11.5 inches when open. Beautifully made and signed by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, one of the finest firms of bookbinders at the time. Vellum with gilt rolls and ornate gilt centre tools. V.C on the left hand 'panel', A.C on the right. In remarkably fine condition (with no ink stains!).

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  • LIMITED EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Chansons d’Amour by Hofmiller, Josef (herausgegeben und ausgewählt)
    Hofmiller, Josef (herausgegeben und ausgewählt)
    Chansons d’Amour

    ünchen, Bremer Presse, 1921. Full vellum, 10.5 inches tall. A very attractive yapp edged vellum binding with simple gilt tooling to the panels and boards. Gilt top edge. No 49 of a limited edition of just 270. Bound by 'Bremer Binder F. TH.' A finely printed and bound collection of early French love songs in French.

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  • DELIGHTFUL FULL VELLUM GILT IN PRISTINE CONDITION
    The Letters of Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra. by JUNIUS
    JUNIUS
    The Letters of Junius. Stat Nominis Umbra.

    London: Dove, 1827. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A beautiful little vellum binding with label and fine gilt tooled panels, the boards are framed within a blue outline. A particularly clean copy inside and out. A collection of letters critical to George III, the true authorship has been much debated but never verified.

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  • FINE PRINTING AND ENGRAVINGS IN FULL VELLUM
    Il Pastor fido. by GUARINI, Giovanni Battista
    GUARINI, Giovanni Battista
    Il Pastor fido.

    Venezia (Venice): Luigi Pavini, 1769. Full vellum, 7 inches tall. An 18th century vellum binding with gilt bands, centre tools and label. With very fine engraved plates by Guiseppe Lante.

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  • CHARMING HISTORICAL NOVEL IN FULL VELUM
    Mathilde ou Mémoires tirés de l’Histoire des Croisades. by COTTIN, Mme.
    COTTIN, Mme.
    Mathilde ou Mémoires tirés de l’Histoire des Croisades.

    Paris: Chez Corbet, 1820. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full vellum with twin labels and dense gilt tooling to the spine. Engraved frontispieces to each volume. Neat owner's inscription on half title.

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  • ONE OF 250 COPIES BOUND IN FULL VELLUM
    A Journal of the Life and Travels of John Woolman in the Service of the Gospels. by WOOLMAN, John
    WOOLMAN, John
    A Journal of the Life and Travels of John Woolman in the Service of the Gospels.

    London: Essex House Press, 1901. Full vellum, 6 inches tall. A fine example with yapp edges and black lettering to the spine. Uncut. One of 250 copies, of which this is number 74. A delightful work printed at this great Private Press 'under the care of C.R. Ashbee'.

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  • ITALIAN POETRY IN FULL VELLUM
    Componimenti Lirici de piu Illustri Poeti d’Italia by MATHIAS, Thomas James
    MATHIAS, Thomas James
    Componimenti Lirici de piu Illustri Poeti d’Italia

    apoli, Presso Agnello Nobile, 1819. 4 volume set, 7 inches tall. Full vellum with gilt bands and twin labels. Armorial bookplate. Engraved frontispieces. The tiny blue ticket of P. Rolandl, foreign bookseller of Berners St.. Some marking to the boards but overall a fine set. Including examples of the poetry of Dante, Petrach, Tasso up to Metastasio and De'Coletti, selected by the Englishman, Mathias.

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  • ELEGANT HALF VELLUM
    The Imitation of Christ by KEMPIS, Thomas A
    KEMPIS, Thomas A
    The Imitation of Christ

    London: Routledge, 1905. Half vellum, 9 inches tall. A smooth back with a gilt label and fine gilt tooling in the 'Art Nouveau' style. Illustrated with12 photogravures.

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  • DELIGHTFUL EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Poems and Songs. by BURNS, Robert
    BURNS, Robert
    Poems and Songs.

    London: J.F.Dove, 1826. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A delightful little full vellum with gilt bands and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. A blue fillet frames the boards. Engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • DELIGHTFUL EDITION IN FULL VELLUM
    Letters and Life. by BURNS, Robert
    BURNS, Robert
    Letters and Life.

    London: J.F. Dove, 1826. Full vellum, 5 inches tall. A delightful little full vellum with gilt bands and delicate gilt tooling to the panels. A blue fillet frames the boards. With 'The Life of Robert Burns' by Dr. Currie. Engraved frontispiece and title page.

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  • BROCK COLOUR PLATES IN VELLUM GILT
    The Vicar of Wakefield. by GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    GOLDSMITH, Oliver
    The Vicar of Wakefield.

    London: Dent, 1904. Full vellum, 8 inches tall. A most attractive binding with dense gilt floral tooling to the spine and boards. With 25 colour plates by Brock. A charming edition of this classic eighteenth century novel.

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  • TALES OF LOVE IN FULL VELLUM
    Amours Antiques. by KELLER, Alexandre
    KELLER, Alexandre
    Amours Antiques.

    Paris: Borel, 1902. Full vellum, 7.5 inches tall. With a label and gilt tooling to the spine and a charming gilt design on the upper board with a butterfly alighting on a lotus. Tales of love from classical writers. From the Selbourne collection and with their tiny ink stamp on the reverse of the title page.

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  • A FINE COPY OF THIS EXTRAORDINARY WORK IN FULL VELLUM
    Luxurious Bathing. by TUER, Andrew W.
    TUER, Andrew W.
    Luxurious Bathing.

    London: Field & Tuer, 1880. Full Vellum, 6 inches by 9 inches. An extraordinary work bound in vellum. Beautifully printed on hand made paper with 8 etchings by Tristram Ellis on various shades of blue. A curious and rather exotic work on bathing in rivers and the sea.

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