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The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome from Its Foundations to the Age of Augustus, in Two Volumes  ( Fine Binding)
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The Civil and Constitutional History of Rome from Its Foundations to the Age of Augustus, in Two Volumes ( Fine Binding)

by Bankes, Henry

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1818
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London: John Murray, 1818. SCARCE First Edition, 1818. Finely bound in unsigned contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, gilt rules to covers, back ornately gilt with red morocco title label and black morocco tail date label with all lettering in gilt, matching marbled end pages and page edges. Very Good Plus, shelf rubs bottom edges, end pages moderately foxed with… Read more about this item
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The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle; in Which are Included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, in Two Volumes
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The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle; in Which are Included, Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, in Two Volumes

by Tobias Smollett, M. D.

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Later Edition
Published
1815
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for J. Walker & Co. [and 15 others] by S. Hamilton, Weybridge, Surrey,, 1815. Two volumes measuring 5" h x 3" w. Vol. 1: [2], 463, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates (including added t.p.); v. 2: [2], 475, [1] p., [2] leaves of plates (including added t.p.). Engraved frontispiece and title page each volume by Thomas… Read more about this item
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Caxtoniana: A Series of Essays on Life, Literature, and Manners, in Two Volumes   (Fine Binding)
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Caxtoniana: A Series of Essays on Life, Literature, and Manners, in Two Volumes (Fine Binding)

by Sir E. Bulwer Lytton, Bart.

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First Edition
Published
1863
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Hardcover
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Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1863. SCARCE First Edition, London, 1863. Finely bound in contemporary unsigned half straight-grained black morocco over marbled boards, backs ornately gilt, top edges gilt, matching marbled end pages. Near Fine, slight rubs at corners, clean throughout and a quite handsome set. . First Edition. Half Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo -… Read more about this item
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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccacci (Il Boccaccio) Now First Completely Done into English Prose and Verse by John Payne, Three Volumes ( Fine Binding ).
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The Decameron of Giovanni Boccacci (Il Boccaccio) Now First Completely Done into English Prose and Verse by John Payne, Three Volumes ( Fine Binding ).

by Payne, John) Boccaccio, Giovanni

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Limited and Numbered Edition
Published
1886
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for the Villon Society by Private Subscription and for Private Circulation, 1886. #622 of an unknown number published for subscriber's only. Near Fine in half red crushed morocco over marbled boards with matching marbled end pages, five raised bands with gilt lettering and tail date back, gilt top edges. Light rubbing at corners, else Fine. A quite lovely… Read more about this item
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Binding, Fine - Clara Rice, Guild of Arts & Crafts of California)   Poems
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Binding, Fine - Clara Rice, Guild of Arts & Crafts of California) Poems

by Sill, Edward Rowland

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Later Printing
Published
1887
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Hardcover
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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1887. RARE and outstanding example of West Coast American Arts & Crafts bookbinding by Clara Rice ( her initials bottom of front cover). Bound in full crushed green morocco, five raised bands, gilt lettering spine and front cover, front cover image of two trees with initials CR bottom of left tree, moire silk… Read more about this item
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The History of His Own Time. Compiled from the Original Manuscripts of His Late Excellency Matthew Prior, Esq.: Revised and Signed By Himself, and Copied for the Press By Mr. Adrian Drift, His Executor
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The History of His Own Time. Compiled from the Original Manuscripts of His Late Excellency Matthew Prior, Esq.: Revised and Signed By Himself, and Copied for the Press By Mr. Adrian Drift, His Executor

by Prior, Matthew; Edited by Adrian Drift, Dedication by J. Bancks

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Second Edition
Published
1740
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for the Editor , 1740. Frontispiece engraving of Matthew Prior by J. Parr, Sculpt. viii, 472, index 8 pp. Bound by J. Clarke in full calf, double gilt rule border to covers, spine in six compartments with red and black morocco labels and gilt rules, all edges gilt, marbled end pages. Very Good Plus, the spine repaired in… Read more about this item
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The  American Commonwealth, in Two Volumes
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The American Commonwealth, in Two Volumes

by Bryce, James

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Second Edition Revised
Published
1889
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Hardcover
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London and New York: Macmillan & Co., 1889. Volume I The National Government - The State Governments. Volume II The parity System - Public Opinion - Illustrations and Reflectione - Social Institutions. Bound in half calf over marbled boards, ornate gilt back with two brown leather labels, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Fold-out map in volume 1 is Fine.… Read more about this item
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Binding, Fine - J. Larkins ) Le Premier Texte de La Bruyère  ( One of Only 12 Copies on Papier Du Chine )
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Binding, Fine - J. Larkins ) Le Premier Texte de La Bruyère ( One of Only 12 Copies on Papier Du Chine )

by La Bruyere

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Limited and Numbered Edition
Published
1868
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Hardcover
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Paris: D. Jouaust, 1868. Limited and Numbered Edition, this one of only 12 copies ( # 12) on papier du Chine, there were 2 copies printed on parchment, 12 on Whatman paper, and 500 on papier du verge. This copy additionally contains bound in the original prospectus of the series, "Le Cabinet du Bibliophile", of which this is #… Read more about this item
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Selections from the Early Ballad Poetry of England and Scotland
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Selections from the Early Ballad Poetry of England and Scotland

by Edited by Richard John King

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First Edition
Published
1842
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Hardcover
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London: William Pickering, 1842. Bound in contemporary dark brown full calf over bevelled boards, the covers with blind tooled border and elaborate blind tooled central panels, the spine divided into six panels, lettered in gilt the second panel on a lighter brown leather label and the others tooled in gilt with small leaf design, red marbled end papers, red stained… Read more about this item
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The Works of John Hookham Frere in Verse and Prose Now First Collected with a Prefatory Memoir  ( Binding, Fine - F. Bedford )
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The Works of John Hookham Frere in Verse and Prose Now First Collected with a Prefatory Memoir ( Binding, Fine - F. Bedford )

by His Nephews W. E. and Sir Bartle Frere; ( Frere, John Hookham , 1769-1846 )

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First Edition
Published
1872
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Hardcover
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London: Basil Montagu / Pickering, 1872. Two volumes, RARE First Edition, 1872. Bust frontispiece in Vol. I and portrait frontispiece Vol. II. Half titles, ccxcv, 322 pp., errata, 496 pp. Bound in dark brown full crushed morocco, wide ornate gilt decorations on covers, richly gilt spine in six panels, red leather labels, wide ornate gilt inner dentelles, all edges gilt,… Read more about this item
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JUNIUS: Including Letters By the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, ( Now First Collected ). To Which are Added, His Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, & His Private Letters Addressed to Mr. H. S. Woodfall, in Three Volumes  (Fine Binding)
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JUNIUS: Including Letters By the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures, ( Now First Collected ). To Which are Added, His Confidential Correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, & His Private Letters Addressed to Mr. H. S. Woodfall, in Three Volumes (Fine Binding)

by Junius

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First Thus
Published
1812
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for F. C & J. Rivington, (etc.), 1812. Three volumes finely and sumptuously bound in early 19th c. unsigned crushed oxblood morocco, covers with gilt rules, wide entertwining gilt tooled patterned border and geometric tooled center panel, spine in five compartments with four gilt raised bands, three ornate gilt emblems and gilt lettering, cover edges and turn ins… Read more about this item
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Binding, Fine - Sangorski & Suttcliffe ) The Heptameron of the Tales of Margaret, Queen of Navarre, in Five Volumes
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Binding, Fine - Sangorski & Suttcliffe ) The Heptameron of the Tales of Margaret, Queen of Navarre, in Five Volumes

by Margaret, Queen of Navarre; Saintsbury, George (essay)

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Limited Edition
Published
1922
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Hardcover
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London: Privately Printed for the Navarre Society Ltd., 1922. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in half crushed tan morocco over decorative boards, five raised bands with five gilt fleurs-de-lys, lettering and tail date, top edge gilt, decorative end papers, ribbon markers. A Fine set, with the original 73 full-page engravings designed by S. Freudenberg and 150 head and tail… Read more about this item
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De Rerum Natura Libri Sex
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De Rerum Natura Libri Sex

by Lucretius (Titi Lucretii Cari) ; ex ed. Thomae Creech.

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Later Edition
Published
1749
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Hardcover
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Glasguae (Glasgow): In aedibus academicis excudebant Robertus et Andreas Foulis,, 1749. xi, (1), 209, (3) pp., with a final leaf of advertisements. Bound in contemporary full calf, five raised bands bordered in gilt rules, leather label, tooled edges. Very Good Plus, end pages toned at edges, covers lightly rubbed, text quite clean and fresh. A quite handsome and well-bound copy… Read more about this item
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(Binding, Fine - Saulnier)  Oeuvres de Voltaire, Romans in Three Volumes
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(Binding, Fine - Saulnier) Oeuvres de Voltaire, Romans in Three Volumes

by Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet); Avec Notice, Notes & Variantes Par Frederic Dillaye

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Limited Edition
Published
1877
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Hardcover
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Paris: Alphonse Lemerre, 1877. Three volumes, 6 1/8" h x 3 3/4" h, One of 100 unnumbered copies printed on Whatman paper, in Fine signed Saulnier bindings of half crushed carmel morocco over marbled boards, four raised bands, gilt lettering, rules and tail date bordered by tooled rules, top edges gilt, marbled end papers, ribbon markers. A Fine set,… Read more about this item
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(Binding, Fine - Sangorski & Suttcliffe ) Polly: An Opera
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(Binding, Fine - Sangorski & Suttcliffe ) Polly: An Opera

by Mr. (John) Gay; Drawings by William Nicholson

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First Thus
Published
1923
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Hardcover
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London: William Heinemann, 1923. Finely bound by Sangorski & Suttcliffe (signed) in half polished calf over marbled boards, green leather labels lettered in gilt on an ornately gilt spine with five raised bands and gilt tail date, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Published by Heinemann in 1923, they also published a signed limited edition that year. This edition… Read more about this item
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Binding, Fine - Auguste Petit)  Oeuvres d'Horace (3 volumes) Traduction en vers du Comte Siméon. I : Les Odes et les Épodes. II : Les Satires, les Épîtres et l'Appendice. III : Les Notes
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Binding, Fine - Auguste Petit) Oeuvres d'Horace (3 volumes) Traduction en vers du Comte Siméon. I : Les Odes et les Épodes. II : Les Satires, les Épîtres et l'Appendice. III : Les Notes

by HORACE; Comte (Henry) Simeon

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First Edition
Published
1873
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Hardcover
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Paris: Librairie des Bibliophiles, 1873. Cette édition a été tirée à 500 exemplaires sur papier de Hollande.( one of 500 copies printed on Halland paper.) In a Fine signed 19th century Auguste Petit binding of gold-toned full crushed morocco, back in five raised bands with gilt rules, lettering, and tail date, covers and edges bordered in 3 gilt rules ornate… Read more about this item
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The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called the Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives
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The True History of the State Prisoner, Commonly Called the Iron Mask, Extracted from Documents in the French Archives

by The Hon. George Agar Ellis

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First Edition
Published
1826
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1826. First Edition, 1826. Bound in half polished calf over marbled boards. back ornately gilt, ribbon marker, later plain beige end papers. with SCARCE handwritten errata slip tipped at p. 105, reading "p. 105, l. 2 from 6 m. for Carrosa read Canopa". Very Good, a small scrape to calf rear cover, dampstains bottom margins unaffecting… Read more about this item
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The Centaur Not Fabulous. In Six Letters to a Friend on the Life in Vogue
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The Centaur Not Fabulous. In Six Letters to a Friend on the Life in Vogue

by [Young (Edward)]

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Second Edition, Corrected
Published
1755
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for A. Millar in the Strand; and R. and J. Dodsley in Pallmall, 1755. The Second Edition, Corrected, which adds a sixth letter, and was published the same year as the first edition. Frontis, title, xvi & 384 pp. Bound in full contemporary mottled calf nicely rebacked in keeping,red leather label and five raised bands, with gilt lettering… Read more about this item
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Basia Joannis Secundi Nicolai Hagensis: or The kisses of Joannes Secundes Nicolaius of The Hague in Latin and English verse. With the life of Secundus, and a critic upon his Basia. Adorn'd with a cut of the author, and another of his mistress Julia,
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Basia Joannis Secundi Nicolai Hagensis: or The kisses of Joannes Secundes Nicolaius of The Hague in Latin and English verse. With the life of Secundus, and a critic upon his Basia. Adorn'd with a cut of the author, and another of his mistress Julia,

by (Joannes Secundes, Joanni Secundi ) Janus Secundus ; Illustrations by Bernard Picart

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First Edition
Published
1731
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Hardcover
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London: Printed for Henry Lintot, at the Cross-Keys between the Temple Gates, Fleetstreet, , 1731. RARE. First Edition, 1731. "Translated anonymously by George Ogle, who adopted a poetical version of the 1st and 2d stanza by Elijah Fenton, and of the 9th and 16th by Edward Ward." - cf. Brit. Mus. Cat. Latin and English on opposite pages. xxvi,… Read more about this item
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The Epicurean, a Tale. With Vignette Illustrations by J.M.W. Turner, Esg. R.A., and Alciphron, a Poem
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The Epicurean, a Tale. With Vignette Illustrations by J.M.W. Turner, Esg. R.A., and Alciphron, a Poem

by ( Turner, J.M.W., Illustrator ) Moore, Thomas

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First Edition
Published
1839
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Hardcover
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London: John Macrone , 1839. Finely bound by Riviere & Son for Edmund D. Brooks (Minneapolis publisher and bookseller) in polished red calf, back ornately gilt, gilt rules bordering covers, ornate gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, marbled end papers. Near Fine, scant rubs at edges. light toning to text. First edition containing the Turner engravings, which are quite nice. Four… Read more about this item
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