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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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  • FINE EDITION IN HALF VELLUM WITH MANUSCRIPT TITLE
    The Lyrical Poems and Translations of Percy Bysshe Shelley. by SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe
    SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe
    The Lyrical Poems and Translations of Percy Bysshe Shelley.

    London: Chatto & Windus at the Florence Press, 1918. Half vellum, 8 inches tall. A charming and unusual binding with manuscript title in black and red. Red top edge.

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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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  • CLASSIC PLAYS IN DELIGHTFUL HALF VELLUM GILT
    The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan. by SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley
    SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley
    The Dramatic Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan.

    Oxford: Henry Frowde, 1906. Half vellum, 7 1/2 inches tall. A delightful volume with twin labels and floral gilt tooling, in the Art Nouveau style, to the spine. Gilt top edge. Foxing to the preliminaries.

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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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  • FULL VELLUM GILT
    The Household of Sir Thomas More. by MANNING, Anne
    MANNING, Anne
    The Household of Sir Thomas More.

    London: Dent, 1906. Full vellum, 7.5 inches tall. A delightful copy of this scarcer title from the 'The series of English Idylls' collection. With 24 colour plates by C. E. Brock. An unusually nice 'unbowed' example

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  • DELIGHTFUL LITTLE VOLUME IN FULL VELLUM
    Guide of English and Italian Conversation. by OCHOA, E. and SMITH, L.
    OCHOA, E. and SMITH, L.
    Guide of English and Italian Conversation.

    Paris: Charles Hingray, c.1840. Vellum, 4.5 inches tall. A delightful little volume in full vellum with red calf label, gilt pallets and pink edges. A charming work containing useful everyday phrases such as "I'd have killed myself, had I not been restrained by the remembrance of her", "Give me my drawers, stockings and pantaloons" and "Then I shall have spared that wretch but for my own ruin".

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  • WELL ILLUSTRATED EDITION IN HALF GREEN VELLUM
    Les Chansons de Bilitis. (Translated into French from the Greek). by LOUYS, Pierre
    LOUYS, Pierre
    Les Chansons de Bilitis. (Translated into French from the Greek).

    Paris: Artheme Fayard, c.1910. Half vellum, 9.5 inches tall. Vellum spine and tips with gilt tooling and top edge. An amusingly illustrated edition in fine condition.

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  • FINE FULL DECORATED VELLUM
    D. H. Lawrence And The Body Mystical. by CARTER, Frederick (Lawrence)
    CARTER, Frederick (Lawrence)
    D. H. Lawrence And The Body Mystical.

    London: Dennis Archer, 1932. Full orange vellum, 10 inches tall. With fine decoration in gilt and black. From a limited edition of only 75 numbered copies, this is copy number 9, containing a signed artist's proof. Very slight cockling, a small neat owner's inscription on the free end paper. Otherwise an excellent copy.

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