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THE VICAR OF WREXHILL AND THE WARD [Bound in One volume]
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THE VICAR OF WREXHILL AND THE WARD [Bound in One volume]

By Trollope, Frances [Mrs. Trollope]

London: Ward and Lock, G. Routledge & Co., 1856. Two titles bound in one fine binding, The Vicar of Wrexhill 1856 pp.436; The Ward 1857 pp.304 with title pages. Original fine calf half leather binding, four raised bands with bright gilt decoration to spine compartments, title label to the spine, bright marbled paper covered boards, minimal rubbing, joints firm. Contents clean and tight, vibrant matching marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, just a little foxing/spotting to the first and last few pages only, no other markings, private bookplate to the front pastedown "INP", no inscriptions. A very good copy in an attractive binding. [see matching binding containing Margaret Maitland and Merkland 032462]. New Edition, Revised. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 10.5 x 16cm. Book.

$85.82

MARGARET MAITLAND AND MERKLAND BOUND AS ONE VOLUME [FINE bINDING]
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MARGARET MAITLAND AND MERKLAND BOUND AS ONE VOLUME [FINE bINDING]

By Margaret Oliphant [Margaret Maitland

London: Thomas Hodgson, 1855. Two titles bound in one fine binding, Margaret Maitland of Sunnyside pp.351 Merkland pp.351 with title pages. Original fine calf half leather binding, four raised bands with bright gilt decoration to spine compartments, title label to the spine, bright marbled paper covered boards, minimal rubbing, joints firm. Contents clean and tight, private bookplate to the front pastedown "INP", vibrant matching marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, just a little foxing/spotting to the first and last few pages only, signed by Preston of the 3rd. King's Own Dragoons, no other markings. A very good copy in an attractive binding binding. [see matching binding containing Mrs. Trollope's The Vicar of Wrexhill and The Ward 032463]. First Edition, Thus. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 10.5 x 16cm. Book.

$85.82

WOODREVE MANOR AND THE COMPULSORY MARRIAGE [Bound in One volume]
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WOODREVE MANOR AND THE COMPULSORY MARRIAGE [Bound in One volume]

By Mrs. Anna Hanson Dorsey and Annette Marie Maillard

London: G. Routledge & Co., 1853. Two titles bound in one fine binding, Woodreve Manor pp.268; The Compulsory Marriage pp.256 with title pages. Original fine calf half leather binding, four raised bands with bright gilt decoration to spine compartments, leather title label to the spine, bright marbled paper covered boards, minimal rubbing, joints firm. Contents clean and tight, vibrant matching marbled endpapers, private bookplate to the front pastedown "INP",all edges marbled, just a little foxing/spotting to the first and last few pages only, previous owner's name in ink tot he title page of Woodreve Manor only, no other markings. A very good copy in an attractive binding. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$99.02

THE OLD GUARD (Readable Books V.) YANKEE CRAM; OR SLICK SKETCHES. , THE LIFE OF A RACE HORSE [Bound in One volume]
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THE OLD GUARD (Readable Books V.) YANKEE CRAM; OR SLICK SKETCHES. , THE LIFE OF A RACE HORSE [Bound in One volume]

By Headley, J.; Uncle Sam; Mills, John;

London: Henry Vizetelly, Clarke, Beeton, and Co., The Field, 1854. Two titles bound in one fine binding with engraved plates and in text illustrations, THE OLD GUARD a collection of stories, pp. vii 192 frontispiece and title page; YANKEE CRAM a collection of stories, pp.220 and contents with title pages, THE LIFE OF A RACE HORSE a collection of stories, pp.141 frontispiece plate and title page. Original fine calf half leather binding, four raised bands with bright gilt decoration to spine compartments, leather title label to the spine, bright marbled paper covered boards, minimal rubbing, joints firm. Contents clean and tight, matching marbled endpapers, all edges marbled, attractive owner's book plate to the pastedown, no other markings. A very good copy in an attractive binding. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 10.5 x 16cm. Book.

$105.62

TALES OF SCOTT - [E.S. Aurifex Fine Binding]
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TALES OF SCOTT - [E.S. Aurifex Fine Binding]

By Sir Edward Sullivan

London: Elliot Stock, 1894. A fine binding by Sir Edward Sullivan [E.S. Aurifex]; pp. xvi, 315. Crushed brown morocco, with the boards tooled in gilt with an Arts and Craft influence, the spine decorated with a floral pattern; wide turn-ins extravagently decorated; Bound by E.S. Aurifex", Sir Edward Sullivan's name as finisher stamped to the lower edge of the turn ins. All edges bright gilt. Binding very good, crackto the front hinge has been professionally and dicreetly strengthend internally with Japanese tissue, hinge is strong but the leather a little prone to crease on opening. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing, appears unread. A fine book in a fine binding.. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$891.20

THE POETICAL WORKS OF JAMES BEATTIE LLD AND WILLIAM COLLINS WITH MEMOIRS OF THEIR LIVES AND WRITINGS, BY THOMAS MILLER
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JAMES BEATTIE LLD AND WILLIAM COLLINS WITH MEMOIRS OF THEIR LIVES AND WRITINGS, BY THOMAS MILLER

By Beattie, James. and Collins, William.

London: David Bogue, 1846. pp. xxvi, 311, seventy-five illustrations, engraved by Samuel Williams from drawings by John Absolon. Contemporary green full polished calf bindings with 5 raised bands to the spine, elaborate gilt decoration; gilt ruled lines to board. Binding very good with some general rubbing, pleae see images. Contents clean and tight, all edges with bright gilt, no spotting, prize plate dated 1862 to the front free marbled endpaper, otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good tight and handsome copy in a prize binding.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Samuel Williams. 8vo (14 x 20cm). Book.

$72.62

PICTURESQUE ANTIQUITIES OF SCOTLAND ETCHED BY ADAM DE CARDONNEL - Part I
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PICTURESQUE ANTIQUITIES OF SCOTLAND ETCHED BY ADAM DE CARDONNEL - Part I

By Adam De Cardonnel

London: Edwards, 1788. pp. iv, 30, and 25 plate pages. Binding; full straight grain morocco binding, with extensive gilt decoration to the spine and elaborate gilt to the board surrounds, some light wear. gilt fore-edges, highly decorative gilt turn-ins. Contents good and tight, matching endpapers with the plate of Sir George Taylor to the front pastedown. Each plate has with it a careful description and caption; a very charming item. [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist] . First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$184.84

FIELD AND HEDEGROW BEING THE LAST ESSAYS OF RICHARD JEFFERIES [Fine Binding By Relfe Brothers
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FIELD AND HEDEGROW BEING THE LAST ESSAYS OF RICHARD JEFFERIES [Fine Binding By Relfe Brothers

By Jefferies, Richard

London: Longman, Green, and Co., 1897. 331 pages. Binding; full calf binding by Relfe Brothers, London, with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, board surround and red title label. Binding very good with some light wear, and fading to spine and unevenly to the boards. Marbled fore-edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, matching marbled end-papers. Contents good and tight, light foxing to the first and last few pages, two names to a front free endpaper. A very good prize binding with coat of arms for Tower House on the front board in gilt.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$52.81

SESAME & LILIES, THE TWO PATHS & THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER [Prize Binding]
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SESAME & LILIES, THE TWO PATHS & THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER [Prize Binding]

By Ruskin, John

Oxford: J. M. Dent, 1919. 288 pages, Prize binding, Liskeard School, half leather with green boards and some gilt work, school motto /shield to front board. Very good with light wear only. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, prize plate to the front pastedown (could be removed) original marbled end papers. A very good copy.. Reprint. Full Leather. Very Good. 12mo. Book.

$31.69

The Vicar of Wakefield
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The Vicar of Wakefield

By Goldsmith, Oliver (Edited By Ernest Rhys [Prize binding]

The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., 1920. pp xii 296. Ornate gilt on leather prize binding for Liskeard, Cornwall County School. Contents clean and tight, attractive marbled endpapers, marbled fore-edges, unmarked, carefully written award details to a front free paper, signed by the headmaster 1921. A very good clean copy.. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$46.21

DAYS OF THE DANDIES [Grolier Society, biographies of 18th-century English authors, magnificently bound, 15-volume set.]

By Various: Sterne, Lawrence; Horace Wallpole; Beau Nash; Fanny Burney; Lady Montagu; Peg Woffington; et al

London: Grolier Society , 1900. Complete 15 volume set; Edition De Luxe, this set numbered 990 of 1,000 copies. Collection of ten literary biographies [see below], beautifully bound in an elegant and refined "arts and crafts" style; contemporary three-quarter green morocco, gilt-decorated spines including floral motifs highlighted in red. Top edges gilt, other edges uncut; green and gold marbled end papers. Richly illustrated with hand-coloured frontispiece plates in each volume and, throughout the set, a further 75 b/w plates with captioned tissue-guards. In fine condition with minimal rubbing to extremities. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. Following the Grolier Society's successful Beaux & Belles of England, this collection of entertaining biographies was published including: Lawrence Sterne, Horace Wallpole, Beau Nash, Fanny Burney, Lady Montagu, Peg Woffington, Mrs Jordan, Colley Ciber and Captain Gronow. A fine set, beautifully bound.. Limited Edition. Three-Quarter Leather. Fine. Royal 8vo (23 x 15.5 cm). Book.

$2904.66

THE WORKS OF THACKERAY (24 volumes)
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THE WORKS OF THACKERAY (24 volumes)

By Thackeray, W. M.

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1869. Fine 24 volume set bound by Riviere and Sons. Half leather, crushed Morocco with gold marbled papers to boards. The spines are highly decorative with gilt tooling in an Arts and Craft design, five raised bands, all leather edges finely gilt ruled. The set comprises of Vanity Fair (vols. I & II), Pendenis (vols. I & II); The Newcomes (vols. I & II); Henry Esmond; The Virginians (vols. I & II); the Adventures of Philip; Paris Sketchbook; Barry Lyndon; Irish Sketchbooks; Book of Snobs; Burlesques; Christmas books; Ballads and Tales; Four Georges etc.; Roundabout Papers etc; Denis Duval; Catherine; Miscellaneous essays etc.; Contributions ot Punch. All with illustrations (plates and in-text) by the author. Binding very good and bright, gilt sharp, with very little wear or rubbing to edges. Contents clean and tight, original dark brown marbled endpapers, pages clean, bright gilt to fore-edges. Internal hinges all very good and strong. Private bookplate belonging to Sir Charles Philip Huntington 3rd. Baronet, Liberal Member of Parliament to all volumes on the pastedown. Volume 1 also contains the plate of Sir George Blunden, former deputy governor of the Bank of England and the book seller plate of Henry Sotheran and Co. A very attractive set with an interesting provenance, beautifully bound by Riviere and Sons. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Books.

$1320.30

WORKS OF LORD MACAULAY (11 volumes)
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WORKS OF LORD MACAULAY (11 volumes)

By MACAULAY, Thomas Babington [Lord]

London: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1850. An outstanding set in fine, near-contemporary full-calf bindings. 1850-1878. 11 volumes. The set consists of History of England, complete in five volumes, vols. I & II are 7th editions dated 1850; vols. III & IV are first editions dated 1855 and vol. V also a first edition dated 1861; Critical Essays complete in 3 volumes, new edition dated 1878; Miscellaneous Writings in two volumes, first editions dated 1860, vol. I with an engraved portrait frontispiece; and Speeches in 1 volume, first edition dated 1854. Fine, uniform bindings by Maclehose, Glasgow, of full polished calf with green and red spine labels, ornate gilt decoration to the spines which have five raised bands, gilt ruled border to the boards, gilt dentelles. All edges marbled, matching marbled end papers. Generally in very good/fine condition, unfaded, evidently kept in an enclosed bookcase for most of their lives, very slight wear to a few bindings. Contents clean and tight, marbled endpapers, pages clean and crisp, no foxing, no inscriptions. Provenance: The Harrison Family, Helensburgh. An outstanding set.. First and Later Editions. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo; 22 x 14 Cm. Book.

$686.56

LIFE OF GENERAL GORDON
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LIFE OF GENERAL GORDON

By Anon

London: The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd., 1903. 369 pages; a few b/w illustrations. Binding; full calf binding by Relfe Brothers, London, with extensive gilt decoration to the spine, board surround and red title label. Binding very good with only very light wear, and fading to spine. Marbled fore-edges, decorative gilt turn-ins, matching marbled end-papers. Contents good and tight, no foxing, prize plate to front pastedown, inscription to front blank "J M T deBurgh prize for Classics". A near fine prize binding. [Printers code to the rear would suggest published 1903]. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$72.62

FINE BINDINGS - WAVERLEY NOVELS (28 volumes)

By Scott, Sir Walter; Lang, Andrew (Editor)

Edinburgh: Cadell & Company, 1829. 1829-1833. Fine, decorative bindings in excellent condition; a part set of the Waverley Novels (28 of 48? vols.) Finely bound in dark blue calf over red marbled boards with edges marbled red to match, red morocco title labels to the spines with contrasting oval number on-lays, all lettered in gilt, with five raised bands to the spines, the compartments between decorated with gilt thistle motifs. Each book with engraved title page and frontispiece plate, patterned end papers. The bindings are very good and strong with a little general wear and light rubbing to extremities, slightly darkened to the spines. Dimensions of the bindings 110mm x 164mm, the whole requiring 700 mm of shelf space. Contents clean and tight. Sold as a set of fine bindings. A heavy set and a small postal surcharge may apply.. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - Landscape. Book.

$316.87

THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS
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THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS

By Various

London: Bickers and Bush, 1863. A finely and extravagantly bound copy of 'Elizabethan Prayer'. Title printed in red and black, frontispiece portrait of Elizabeth Regina, ornate borders and woodcut illustrations to every page. Full, crushed, black levant morocco with elegant, gilt decoration and applied red highlights to both boards and spine; gold-coloured metal edging to the boards with clasp and catch; all edges richly gilt. A loosely inserted near-contemporary note states that the binding is by Riviere and the gold edging by Bedford, though the binding is not signed. Very good with a little gentle wear, joints very slightly rubbed; contents clean and tight, original pale green coated end-papers. A very good copy in a handsome binding. [Colophon states Chiswick Press: - printed by Whittingham and Wilkins, Tooks Court, Chancery Lane] . Full Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$448.90

PENSEES DE BLAISE PASCAL Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique
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PENSEES DE BLAISE PASCAL Suivies D'une Nouvelle Table Analytique

By PASCAL, Blaise

Paris: Emler Freres, Libraires, 1829. 498 pages; half title and title pages both present. Contemporary half tan calf binding with red title label to the spine, gilt decoration. A little rubbed and lightly marked, leather very slightly chipped to the head of the spine. Contents clean and tight. A very good copy in an attractive binding.. New Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$33.01

THE NOVELS OF WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH (Complete in 20 Volumes, Windsor Edition)
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THE NOVELS OF WILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH (Complete in 20 Volumes, Windsor Edition)

By Ainsworth, William Harrison

London: Gibbings & Co. Limited, 1902. Finely bound set in contemporary, matching red morocco in an 'Arts and Crafts' style with gilt lettering and floral gilt decoration to the spine. Red marbled and gold paper-covered boards matching end papers; top edge gilt. Limited edition of 2,000 copies; letterpress and pictorial title pages; b/w plates with captioned tissue guards. Bindings very good with slight wear only, contents clean and tight; attractive engraved bookplates of Frederick Freke Palmer to the front paste-downs, otherwise more or less unmarked, no inscriptions, a few page edges slightly scruffy where untidily opened. A very attractive set in very good condition. The set includes: The Flitch of Bacon in 1 volume; Tower of London in 2 volumes; Saint James in 1 volume; Old St. Paul's in 2 volumes; Guy Fawkes in 2 volumes; Windsor Castle in 2 volumes; The Star Chamber in 1 volume; The Spendthrift in 1 volume; Crichton in 2 volumes; Rookwood in 2 volumes; The Miser's Daughter in 2 volumes and Jack Sheppard in 2 volumes. [Note on provenance: Frederick Freeke Palmer was a well-known London lawyer.] . Half Leather. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo (11.5 x 17.5cm).

$1056.24

PRIVATE ANECDOTES OF FOREIGN COURTS... To which are subjoined, Memoirs extracted from the Portefeuille of the Baron de M-; with anecdotes of the French Court by the Prefect of the Imperial Palace.  [complete in two volumes].
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PRIVATE ANECDOTES OF FOREIGN COURTS... To which are subjoined, Memoirs extracted from the Portefeuille of the Baron de M-; with anecdotes of the French Court by the Prefect of the Imperial Palace. [complete in two volumes].

By by the author of "Princess de Lamballe" [i.e. Catherine Hyde, Marchioness Govion Broglio Solari]

London: Henry Colburn, 1827. A very good set in handscome bindings of brown polished calf with extra gilt decoration to the spines; pp. vol. I: xxiv, 469; vol. II: xii, 405. Five raised bands to spines with brown and dark brown title labels, gilt decoration to compartments; brown and gold marbled paper boards, matching the end papers. Bindings very good with minimal wear only. Contents clean and tight, a little foxing to front and rear blanks, internal pages unmarked, a few pages slightly rough at edges; title page to vol. I lightly worn at edges. Provenance with the armorial bookplates of Alfred [Newman] Gilbey (1901 - 1998) to the front paste-downs. [Gilbey was a British Roman Catholic priest and monsignor; the longest-serving chaplain to the University of Cambridge, England; and described as the best-known Roman Catholic priest in England during the last quarter of the 20th century. - info from Wikipedia]. A very good set, handsomely bound.. First Edition. Half Leather. Very Good. 8vo.

$237.65

THE PARISH REGISTERS OF RICHMOND, SURREY (Vols. I & II)
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THE PARISH REGISTERS OF RICHMOND, SURREY (Vols. I & II)

By Smith, J. Challenor C.

London: The Surrey Parish Register Society, 1903. A superb two volume set in magnificant full red morocco bindings, extra gilt decorated. The first volume was published in 1903 and the second volume (Part II) was published in 1905; pp. vol. I: x, [2], 358, [4 - personnel and members of the SPRS] ; vol. II: vi, 367, [1] [4 - personnel and members of the SPRS]; vol. II with b/w plate and tissue guard. Loosely inserted is a manuscript letter from W. Bruce Bannerman, hon. secretary of the SPRS on SPRS headed paper, to 'Di' dated 20/11/07. All edges gilt; fived raised bands to the spine, gilt lettering to the second and third compartments extravagent gilt decoration to other compartments; borders of three gilt rules with corner bosses to the boards; gilt dentelles; wide and extensively gilt decorated turn-ins; marbled end papers. Bindings fine with slight rubbing only. Contents clean and tight, light spotting to first and last few blank leafs otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions, slight shadow from former bookplate to paste-down of vol. II. A magnificent set. [Bibliographic note: vol. I. represents volume I. of the Publications of the Surrey Parish Register Society and vol. II (Part II) represents volume III. of the Publications of the Surrey Parish Register Society.] . First Edition. Full Leather. Fine. 8vo (13.5 x 22 cm).

$198.05

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