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OF THE IMITATION OF CHRIST

By: À KEMPIS, Thomas

Price: €35.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench Trübner & Co. Ltd.): 1898

Seller ID: 42749


Small octavo, full decorated mock vellum with lettering in red and black, tissue-guarded fronts., title page in red and black, x + 287pp., top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. Parchment at spine partially darkened, with a couple of small soils and a touch of creasing; boards lightly smudged/darkened, foxing at endpapers, the rest of the contents clean. A good, sound copy. View more info

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INQUIRIES CONCERNING THE INTELLECTUAL POWERS AND THE INVESTIGATION OF TRUTH

By: ABERCROMBIE, John

Price: €125.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Waugh and Innes: 1832

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 31415


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. View more info

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THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY OR ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF OUR GRANDFATHERS

By: ANDREWS, Alexander

Price: €35.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall: 1856

Seller ID: 42775


Octavo, dark blue half-morocco by Roger de Coverly & Sons., gilt rules in six compartments, lettering in second and third, date at tail; marbled boards, marbled endpapers, x + 334pp. top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. A few very minor soils at front board, edges tanned, some foxing, almost wholly confined to blank leaves and prelims. A good, sound copy. View more info

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SUMMA THEOLOGICA

By: AQUINATIS, S. Thomæ (emendate, notis ornate NICOLAI, SYLVII, BILLUART, et DRIOUX)

Price: €295.00

Publisher: Parisiis, Bloud et Barral: 1885

Edition: Editio Decima Quarta

Seller ID: 43148


Eight volumes, dark tan half-leather, marbled boards, 578pp., 635pp., 608pp., 660pp., 659pp., 639pp., 735pp., 180pp. + cccclxxviii. Third volume with some extremely inextensive marginalia, creasing at one leaf vol. five, owner's neat signature preceding half-title vol. six, with small note at rear blank very minor marginal stain at final printed leaf, vol. seven. Some foxing at initial leaves, nothing very significant, thereafter light, marginal, and scarcely affecting... View more info

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LAYS OF THE SCOTTISH CAVALIERS AND OTHER POEMS

By: AYTOUN, William Edmonstoune

Price: €20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 42806


Small octavo, full red morocco, gilt lettering at spine, gilt inner dentelles, viii + 280pp., all edges gilt. Very minor wear only, very light foxing at endpapers. Owner's neat signature at second blank. Sound and square. A decent copy. View more info

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TEODORO LLORENTE Y OLIVARES: MISTICO DEL AMOR 1836-1911

By: BERNAL, Ricardo Gutiérrez

Price: €125.00

Publisher: N.P., N.P.: 2009

Seller ID: 42960


Tall quarto, dark green half-leather with raised bands at spine, gilt in five compartments, portrait illustration at title, 145pp. on one side, mono. and colour illustrations, dark green ribbon page-marker. Minimal signs of use, a near-fine copy. View more info

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LENTEN SERMONS PREACHED IN OXFORD IN 1859

By: BISHOP OF OXFORD et al

Price: €22.00

Publisher: Oxford, John Henry and James Parker: 1859

Seller ID: 43038


Small octavo, black half-calf with a polished sheen, marbled boards, vii + 299pp. Boards dulled, edges darkened and a little worn, prelims. and later leaves tanned, and with some foxing (nothing severe). text scarcely affected. A few light pencillings, again isolated and not interfering with the use of a sound copy. View more info

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LECTURES ON RHETORIC AND BELLES LETTRES

By: BLAIR, Hugh

Price: €175.00

Publisher: London, for Strahan, Cadell and Creech: 1796

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 42943


Three volumes, octavo, uniform full calf with red lettering and numbering pieces; vol. I, engraved portrait fronts., vi [2] 420pp; vol. II, iv + 446pp; vol. III, iv + 358pp. [26] Very mild wear at bindings, light staining at endpapers, each paste-down with evidence of label removal (likely ex-libris, rather than library, no further indications), very mild tanning through text blocks, any more remarkable foxing confined to a few early gatherings in volume three. Slight lo... View more info

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LIFE OF FRANK BUCKLAND

By: BOMPAS, George C

Price: €35.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder & Co.: 1886

Edition: A New Edition.

Seller ID: 42736


Octavo, full dark blue polished calf, gilt in compartments with slightly raised bands, dark red title label, boards with two-line rules, marbled endpapers and edges, engraved portrait fronts., (tissue guard present) ix + 433pp. Endpapers split over hinges, both boards holding; binding lightly rubbed, label a little patchy, some foxing, chiefly confined to prelims., fronts., title. A reasonably good copy. View more info

LAVENGRO: THE SCHOLAR, THE GYPSY, THE PRIEST

By: BORROW, George

Price: €12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 21683


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. View more info

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CATALINA, THE SPANISH NUN; AND OTHER POEMS

By: BOULDING, J. Wimsett

Price: €65.00

Publisher: London, Bemrose and Sons: 1870

Seller ID: 42894


Small octavo, full black morocco, raised bands with title in gilt and red and gilt lozenges at spine, boards with decorated gilt borders, gilt dentelles and marbled endpapers, iv + 171pp. + 10pp. (these final pages constituting a poem, "In Memoriam - Charles Dickens"), all edges gilt. Bumped at bottom corners, slightly at top edge, otherwise binding well-preserved with just very light rubbing at bands; foxing largely confined to prelims., and at final few leaves. View more info

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FIVE THOUSAND ACRES OF OLD ASHTON: THE HISTORY OF THE LIMEHURST RURAL DISTRICT

By: BOWMAN, Winifred M.

Price: €48.00

Publisher: Guiseley, M.T.D. Rigg Publications: 1990

Edition: Limited Edition.

Seller ID: 42772


Octavo, quarter leather, gilt, mono. fronts., 312pp., line illustrations, double-page map at rear. First issued 1950, this copy from a limited edition of 1000. Minor soil at front board, just a hint of bumping at corners, scarcely remarkable, otherwise fine. A little-opened copy. View more info

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POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BRIDGES EXCLUDING THE EIGHT DRAMAS

By: BRIDGES, Robert

Price: €18.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford/Oxford University Press: 1914

Seller ID: 42807


Octavo, tree calf Oxford Binding, marbled endpapers and edges, 472pp. Rubbed at spine, with a little loss at head, text clean, all sound. A good copy. View more info

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THE POETICAL WORKS OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING WITH PREFATORY MEMOIR; NEW EDITION INCLUDING "AURORA LEIGH"

By: BROWNING, E.B

Price: €25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell:

Seller ID: 42719


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. View more info

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POEMS

By: BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett (sel., arr. Robert Browning)

Price: €35.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder, & Co.: 1908

Seller ID: 42723


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. View more info

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WINNERS IN LIFE'S RACE OR THE GREAT BACKBONED FAMILY

By: BUCKLEY, Arabella B.

Price: €28.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1892

Seller ID: 42722


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. View more info

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A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE, PROMISSORY NOTES, BANK-NOTES, BANKERS' CASH-NOTES, AND CHECKS

By: BYLES, John Barnard

Price: €75.00

Publisher: London, S. Sweet: 1851

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 42956


Full tan calf, gilt in six compartments, red title label, three-line gilt rules and armorial decoration at both boards, marbled endpapers, lxvi + 517pp. all edges gilt. Light rubbing at calf, some fairly heavy foxing at blanks, both ends, printed leaves almost wholly unaffected. Prize bookplate. A good, sound copy. View more info

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THE WORKS OF LORD BYRON [four volumes]

By: BYRON

Price: €195.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1828

Seller ID: 42928


Four volumes, 24mo, full dark blue polished calf, elaborate gilt with red leather labels at spine, boards with two-line rules and gilt corner pieces, engraved fronts to each volume, ix + 362pp., 424pp., vii + 383pp., 429pp. all edges gilt. Light rubbing at boards and spine edges, some offsetting/foxing at fronts. and at endpapers, text throughout almost wholly unaffected; all sound, each with fairly fragile ribbon-page markers, and all half-titles present. Early gift ins... View more info

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DEAR AND GLORIOUS PHYSICIAN

By: CALDWELL, Taylor

Price: €48.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1963

Edition: Sixth Impression.

Seller ID: 42771


Octavo, tan half-morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, raised bands, gilt, light tan cloth boards, marbled endpapers, 512pp. all edges gilt. A few very minor marks, contents clean. About fine. View more info

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THE LITERARY REMAINS OF CHARLES STUART CALVERLEY

By: CALVERLEY, Charles Stuart, SENDALL, Walter J. [memoir]

Price: €40.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1885

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 42755


Octavo, tan half-morocco by Zaehnsdorf, marbled boards and edges, engraved portrait fronts., vignette title, ix + 281pp. top edge gilt, full-page sepia illustration. A little foxing at prelims. and fore-edge, nothing serious; a few minor spots at spine and adjoining margins, overall a good, sound copy. (Poems in English, Latin and Greek) View more info