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  • Category = Woman Author
  • SCARCE WORK IN SPLENDID FULL MOROCCO BINDING
    Town Life in the Fifteenth Century. by GREEN, Mrs. J. R.
    GREEN, Mrs. J. R.
    Town Life in the Fifteenth Century.

    London: Macmillan, 1894. 2 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A rather splendid full morocco in pristine condition with gilt raised bands, very finely gilt tooled panels and spine. All edges gilt. With a gilt prize inscription on the upper board and prize bookplate on the first blank. Alice Stopford Green was an Irish historian and nationalist who married the English historian, J. R. Green. She was involved in the Howth gun-running of July 1914, having given Roger Casement a loan to help buy German arms.

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  • FASCINATING WORK WITH CURIOUS SIGNATURE IN FINE FULL VELLUM
    Corinne. by STAËL, Madame de. (STAËL HOLSTEIN (Anne-Louise-Germaine, baronne de))
    STAËL, Madame de. (STAËL HOLSTEIN (Anne-Louise-Germaine, baronne de))
    Corinne.

    Bruxelles: Dumont, 1835. 3 volumes, bound in 2 complete, 6 inches tall. A pretty little set in full vellum with twin labels and sparkling gilt tooling to the spine. Blue speckled edges. A previous owner's neat ink inscription on the half titles reading: G.H. Gladstone (?) Rome April 1839. Engraved plates. A lovely little set by one of the great woman writers and political theorists of her time, in the original French.

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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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