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INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH, ABERCROMBIE, John
1 ABERCROMBIE, John INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH
Edinburgh Waugh and Innes 1832 Third Edition Hard Cover 
Octavo, full polished tan calf, foliate gilt in compartments with red title label, borders in blind, xv + 441pp. Some loss of gilt at spine, very small patch of abrasion at rear outer hinge, minor rubbing, foxing at edges, prelims. and later leaves, text mostly free from effects. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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POETICAL WORKS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD, ARNOLD, Matthew
2 ARNOLD, Matthew POETICAL WORKS OF MATTHEW ARNOLD
London Macmillan & Co. 1899 Reprint Hard Cover 
Octavo, full red morocco, gilt, marbled endpapers, portrait fronts., xii + 510pp., all edges gilt. Spine just a touch dulled, extremely light wear, minimal foxing. Eton prize bookplate at front paste-down endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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3 BORROW, George LAVENGRO: THE SCHOLAR, THE GYPSY, THE PRIEST
London John Murray 1926 Reprint 
Small octavo, full green calf 'bender', gilt-decorated spine, with author's initials in gilt at front, 569pp., adverts., top edge dark green. Very slight chipping at head of spine, no significant defects. A very good, clean copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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4 BROWNING, E.B THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING WITH PREFATORY MEMOIR; NEW EDITION INCLUDING "AURORA LEIGH"
Edinburgh W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell Hard Cover 
Not dated, ca. 1910. Octavo, dark green straight-grained quarter morocco, green cloth boards, art-Nouveau gilt spine, marbled endpapers, portrait line fronts, illustrated title, xv + 749pp. With preface to edition of 1850. Foxing at endpapers, prelims., a little at edges/margins, nothing heavy, more remarkable at final few leaves. Later gift inscription facing half-title. Binding well-preserved. A sound, presentable copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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5 BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (sel., arr. Robert Browning) POEMS
London Smith, Elder, & Co. 1908 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, quarter vellum, light blue cloth boards, art-Nouveau gilt and blue decoration at spine, xv + 356pp. top edge gilt. Vellum just a little darkened, and with extremely minor rubbing at title label; book with edges a little tanned, very slight spine lean. A very good copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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6 BUCKLEY, Arabella B. WINNERS IN LIFE'S RACE OR THE GREAT BACKBONED FAMILY
London Edward Stanford 1892 Hard Cover 
Full red calf, gilt at spine with contrasting black title label, endpapers and edges marbled, fronts., xv + 367pp., engraved illustrations. Very minor soiling at boards, minimal rubbing; foxing almost wholly confined to front and rear blank leaves. Prize binding, Earls Colne Grammar School, with gilt decoration at front board, and presentation label covering whole of front paste-down endpaper. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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7 BYRON THE POETICAL WORKS OF LORD BYRON, COMPLETE
London John Murray 1867 New Edition, text revised Hard Cover 
Octavo, full polished blue calf, rich gilt at spine, red leather lettering piece, two-line gilt border at boards, marbled endpapers and edges, viii + 685pp. in double-column. A hint of foxing at endpapers, extremely minor rubbing at binding. A very nice copy. 
Price: 48.00 GBP
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THE BOOK OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS HENRIES, CAPGRAVE, John, trans. Francis Charles Hingeston
8 CAPGRAVE, John, trans. Francis Charles Hingeston THE BOOK OF THE ILLUSTRIOUS HENRIES
London Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts 1858 Hard Cover 
Large octavo, well rebound in modern polished half-calf, with fresh marbled endpapers; marbled edges, fronts., title page in red and black, xxii + 285pp. A touch of smudging/soiling at endpapers, nothing serious, slight tanning at margins. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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CHAMBERS'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF ENGLISH LITERATURE [two volumes], CHAMBERS, Robert, rev. Carruthers
9 CHAMBERS, Robert, rev. Carruthers CHAMBERS'S CYCLOPAEDIA OF ENGLISH LITERATURE [two volumes]
London W. & R. Chambers 1883 Fourth Edition Hard Cover 
Two volumes, quarto, dark green half-leather, marbled edges and endpapers, portraits fronts., 816pp., 816pp. in double-column, further portrait illustrations. Light scattered foxing, chiefly at prelims. or margins; text and illustration generally clean; one gathering (vol. II) a touch strained, slightly faded at spines, but both volumes sound, with bindings in very good order. An attractive set. 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE, CHAMBERS, William and Robert (eds.)
10 CHAMBERS, William and Robert (eds.) CHAMBERS'S INFORMATION FOR THE PEOPLE
London W. & R. Chambers 1883 Fifth Edition Hard Cover 
Two volumes, quarto, dark green half-leather, marbled edges and endpapers, 824pp., 823pp. in double-column, line illustrations. Minimal foxing, minimal wear, spines only slightly faded. A sound, attractive set 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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THE HOLY BIBLE ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED EDITION &c. [and] THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER, D'OYLY, George, and MANT, Richard
11 D'OYLY, George, and MANT, Richard THE HOLY BIBLE ACCORDING TO THE AUTHORIZED EDITION &c. [and] THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER
Cambridge The University Press 1830 Hard Cover 
Two volumes in three (Holy Bible, all 1830), and one-volume Common Prayer (1830, London, by Gilbert and Rivington for C.J.G. and F. Rivington, stated fourth edition), quarto, uniform polished calf, gilt in six compartments with floral decoration and contrasting labels, boards with decorations in blind inside three-line gilt borders, gilt inner dentelles and edges, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Eight maps, 56 plates, one plate (Raising of Lazarus) called for Luke, but placed at John. Scattered foxing, ususally affecting plates (heavier at reverse), and usually more so at margins than at images, and at blanks; text affected only a little; first volume with some waterstaining, some crinkling, a few plates affected. Maps generally tanned, some offsetting, but apart from one text leaf with a small, closed marginal tear, minimal internal wear, text reasonably clean. Thin ribbon page-markers just surviving. Exterior with light rubbing and a touch of scuffing, thin transparent vertical stain at board, first volume. Nonetheless, all sound, square, and quite handsome. Each volume uniformly inscribed in three different hands following fly-leaf, "Fanny Hart/the gift of her dear Papa/August 1857/____Fanny Ruth Hart/April 1923/____Grand daughter of the above/____Susan Grace Hart/April 1956/Niece of the above" First volume fronts. with extensive notes concerning the Hart family in the nineteenth century. Very heavy: please ask for shipping if outside the U.K. 
Price: 685.00 GBP
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12 DE BEAUMARCHAIS, Caron LE BARBIER DE SÉVILLE: COMÉDIE EN QUATRE ACTS
Paris Librairie des Bibliophiles 1882 Hard Cover 
Half-calf, gilt-decorated spine, marbled boards and endpapers, engraved portrait fronts., title page printed red and black, lxxiv + 168pp. top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed, further gravure illustrations by S. Arcos. Minimal wear at binding, edges and endpapers lightly tanned. Thick front endpaper with diagonal corner crease, strained at early joint, but still a good, sound copy, binding presentable. Bookplate of Gladys Skelton, "Horas Non Numero Nisi Serenas" 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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THE HOLY BIBLE WITH AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE COMMENTARIES OF SCOTT AND HENRY, EADIE, John (ed.)
13 EADIE, John (ed.) THE HOLY BIBLE WITH AN ABRIDGEMENT OF THE COMMENTARIES OF SCOTT AND HENRY
Manchester Peter Black Hard Cover 
(The National Comprehensive Family Bible) Not dated, ca. 1870. Thick, large quarto, full dark brown/black leather with lettering and decorations in relief, brass clasps and corners, xv + 1215pp. in double-column + Cyclopedia and Psalms in Metre, all edges gilt, colour chromolitho title and facing illustration, title page printed in red and black, Family Register (with entries), further colour illustrations. Front board starting, but a long way from detaching, some colour loss at inlays under front corner pieces, spine rubbed, consequently going to brown rather than black. Endpapers with usual smudging, plates with foxing, chiefly marginal; tear with some loss at corner of one tissue guard. Brass would benefit from some cleaning. A reasonably good example of its type. Extremely heavy: please ask for shipping if outside the U.K. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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AN OLD TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS [and] A NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS, ELLICOTT, Charles John (ed.)
14 ELLICOTT, Charles John (ed.) AN OLD TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS [and] A NEW TESTAMENT COMMENTARY FOR ENGLISH READERS
London Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1901 Hard Cover 
Five volumes in three [and] three volumes in two, quarto, uniform polished half-calf, gilt, marbled edges and endpapers. 576pp., 510pp., 529pp., 577pp., 609pp. [and] 563pp., 467pp., 641pp. First volume OT, front board starting near tail of spine, no cords split, and a long way from threatening; a touch of adjacent wear with very minor loss; otherwise all volumes with very minor rubbing, most remarkable at board corners, but even then very mild. All sound throughout, text in double-column, clean. A decent set. Very heavy: please ask for shippng rate if outside the U.K. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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15 FOX, W.J. CHRISTIAN MORALITY: SERMONS ON THE PRINCIPLES OF MORALITY INCULCATED IN THE HOLY SCRIPTURES, AND THEIR APPLICATION TO THE PRESENT CONDITION OF SOCIETY
London Charles Fox 1833 Hard Cover 
Octavo, black half-leather, marbled boards, red leather title label, gilt lettering and rules, viii + 336pp. Rubbed fairly lightly at spine edges and corners, light foxing (chiefly at prelims. and endpapers), early owner's inscription (1836) at leaf preceding half-title. A good, sound, square copy. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 GOULBURN, Edward Meyrick THOUGHTS ON PERSONAL RELIGION, BEING A TREATISE ON THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IN ITS TWO CHIEF ELEMENTS, DEVOTION AND PRACTICE
London Rivingtons 1864 Sixth Edition Hard Cover 
Small octavo, full tan morocco decorated in blind, with gilt lettering at spine, gilt inner dentelles xxxii + 398pp. all edges gilt. Spine lettering partially dulled, foxing chiefly remarkable at endpaper and blanks, elsewhere very limited. Minor soil at front board, very slight rubbing only. A good, sound copy. Inscription at front paste-down endpaper, "Emily Wicksted/from her loving Mother/Dec. 2nd. 1868", with bookseller's label (Parr, Swaffham) above. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes], GOWER, Ronald
17 GOWER, Ronald MY REMINISCENCES [two volumes]
London Kegan, Paul, Trench, & Co. 1883 Hard Cover 
Two volumes, large octavo, rebound in modern red quarter leather, red cloth boards, plain gilt rules and titles; vol. I, engraved portrait fronts., viii + 422pp; vol. II, etched fronts., 384pp., all edges red. Scattered foxing throughout (chiefly marginal), some marginal loss at several leaves, vol. II, either clipped or torn, but without loss of text; a few isolated pencil notes. Bindings clean. A sound, serviceable set. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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THE PASCHAL OR LENT-FAST APOSTOLICAL & PERPETUAL, GUNNING, Peter
18 GUNNING, Peter THE PASCHAL OR LENT-FAST APOSTOLICAL & PERPETUAL
London By R. Norton for Timothy Garthwait 1662 Hard Cover 
"At first Deliver'd in a Sermon preached before His Majesty in Lent, and since enlarged. Wherein the Judgment of Antiquity is laid down. Published by His Majesties Special Command. With an Appendix. containing an Asnwer to the late printed Objections of the Presbyterians against the Fast of Lent." Quarto, vellum with raised bands, foliate gilt decorations at boards and in spine compartments, [10], pp.1-242, 433-542, [8], edges gilt; engraved title page, errata following main text and preceding "A Table of the Names of the Sundays &c." Gilt dulled, with soiling at vellum and endpapers, light smudging at early leaves, margins, and with diagonal corner crease at first dedication leaf with some obscure embossed script between crease at edges; minor inscription at rear endpaper; some creasing through text block, but reasonably clean and crisp. Very sound. Wing G2236, ESTC R5920. 
Price: 625.00 GBP
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GESAMMELTE WERKE [acht banden], HAUPTMANN, Gerhart
19 HAUPTMANN, Gerhart GESAMMELTE WERKE [acht banden]
Berlin Fischer, Verlag Hard Cover 
Eight volumes, octavo, red quarter calf, gilt, marbled boards. Not dated, earllier twentieth-century. Tiny puncture hole at spine of volume 8, a couple of very minor soils at boards. Minimal foxing, minimal wear. A very good, clean set, sound, presentable. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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THE LETTERS OF THE CELEBRATED JUNIUS A MORE COMPLETE EDITION THAN ANY YET PUBLISHED, JUNIUS
20 JUNIUS THE LETTERS OF THE CELEBRATED JUNIUS A MORE COMPLETE EDITION THAN ANY YET PUBLISHED
London N.P. 1783 Hard Cover 
12mo., early tree calf, gilt in six compartments, red labels, gilt borders, marbled endpapers, xii, 263pp., vi, 315pp. Minor blemishes with pinholes at B10 and B11, and contents leaf (ii); minimal foxing; one worm indentation at rear board, vol. II, not penetrating; front board vol. I slightly starting, but far from loose, vol. II rubbed with a touch of loss at head and tail of spine. A sound, presentable set, text blocks reasonably crisp and clean. Ninteenth-century gift inscriptions at title (vol. I), and first contents leaf (vol. II). 
Price: 130.00 GBP
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