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  1. 8vo, abridged edition, xiv, 756 pp., contemporary red polished calf gilt by Bayntun-Riviere, blue and green morocco labels, all edges gilt, a fine example.

    £300
  2. 8vo; title printed in red and black, rubricated throughout, extra title for Book of Psalms, light toning to leaves, prayer pasted to verso of front free endpaper; contemporary black morocco, elaborately gilt with central device to both covers, spine with 5 raised bands, elaborately gilt in compartments, light rubbing to extremities, marbled endpapers, overall a very good copy.

    £750
  3. 10 vols, 8vo (180 x 120 mm); monochrome illustrations with tissue-guards, publisher's printed Ex Libris to each upper paste-down (three personalised in ink, with the name 'E.M. Holmes, one dated '1895', small bookseller label to the foot of the front paste-downs of Sense And Sensibility volume 1, Pride And Prejudice volume 1, Mansfield Park volume 1, Emma volume 1, & Persuasion, some light toning, the odd, random spot, more prevalent to frontispiece of Northanger Abbey`, otherwise, near-fine; publisher's gilt-decorated cloth, some of the boards are lightly toned with minor marks, spines are lightly rubbed to head & foot but generally, sound and in very good order.

    £1,400
  4. First edition thus, fourth impression; 8vo; title printed in red and black, leaves slightly toned, light spotting to prelims; finely bound in full red morocco by Hatchards, double gilt fillet borders, central gilt device to upper cover, gilt lettering to spine, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt in compartments, spine slightly sunned, covers slightly rubbed, top edge gilt, grey endpapers, overall a very good copy.

    £375
  5. 2 works in one vol., folio (27.8 x 19.5 cm); woodcut devices to titles of The Bible, some restoration to inner margin of general title, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces, and initials, numerous woodcut illustrations in text, double-page woodcut plan depicting the temple at Jerusalem, double-page woodcut map of the Holy Land; title of Psalmes within architectural woodcut border, musical notation in text; text in double-column, rubricated throughout, occasional closed tears to lower margin, scattered light foxing and soiling, 17th century ink family notes to endpapers; near-contemporary full black morocco gilt, fillet and roll borders, central device with ornamental thistles, spine with 5 raised bands, compartments ruled in gilt, neatly rebacked, retaining original backstrip, some light rubbing, all edges gilt; [6], 366, 84, [2], 115, [11]; [7], 35, 35-92, [2]pp.

    £18,500
  6. Limited edition, one of 500 copies signed by the artist; 4to (320 x 270 mm); 12 tipped-in colour plates and black & white illustrations and decorations by Kay Nielsen, captioned tissue-guards, occasional light spotting, mostly contained and heavier to endpapers, not affecting text block or plates (different paper uses); publisher's gilt-stamped pictorial vellum, top edge gilt, others uncut (as published, two small marks to bottom edge of upper cover, which is also slightly bowed, otherwise exceptionally clean and bright.

    £3,500
  7. Small 8vo (160 x 110); engraved vignette title-page by Stopford A. Brooke; near-cotemporary full green morocco, inlaid with red carnations to covers, gilt-panelled dentelles, lined in ivory moire, all edges gilt, small, light stain to lower, outer corner of front free lining, with offsetting to following page, otherwise a most handsome volume and internally fine.

    £275
  8. 6 volumes; 8vo; specially printed titles, extra-illustrated with circa 270 engraved views and portraits, some coloured; contemporary green half morocco gilt by M. Wood, spines decorated in the Art Nouveau style, top edge gilt, a fine set.

    £2,500
  9. First edition, 2 vols, 8vo, xii, 8, 168; 169-416 pp., 6 folding engraved maps, contemporary tree calf gilt, a fine copy.

    £2,500
  10. First edition; 2 vols, 8vo; 24 plates (including frontispieces), numerous in-text illustrations and plans, text clean and bright; contemporary red morocco gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt, a fine set; [xv], 568; [xi], 563pp.

    £475
 

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