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Category: All Categories: Collectible and Rare Books: Leather Bindings
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1.
Bible. English. O.T. Psalms. Watts, 1830. Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748  
The Psalms of David, Imitated in the Language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship
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Publisher: New London: Published by W. & J. Bolles: and Collins & Hannay, New York, 1830.
228, 196 p., indexes; 10 cm. Notes: "A separate group of editions... may be referred to as a Boston revision... The text is made from the original with the aid principally of the Barlow and Worcester editions" --Benson, L., The American Revisions of Watts's Psalms, Philadelphia, 1903, p. 30. "Hymns and Spiritual Songs. In Three Books. I. Collected from the Scriptures. II. Composed on divine subjects. III. Prepared for the Lord's Supper. By I. Watts, D.D."--196 p., 2nd count, with separate title page (Checklist of American Imprints 5365). Gatherings signed continuously with the Psalms. American Imprints 524 & 5365. stock#NS0267. Bound in full leather, elaborate gold tooling on spine. Good+, worn at edges. Old library bookplate.

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2.
Butler, Samuel, 1612-1680  
The Poetical Works of Samuel Butler
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Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, M.DCCC.VII [1857].
Two volumes: lvi, 313; iv, 336 p., portrait frontispiece; 16.5 cm. "The Life of Samuel Butler" by the Rev. John Mitford (vol. 1, pp. vii-xxxvi). Consists of Hudibras and other satirical poems. Bound in contemporary full leather; very good. Stock#OB682.

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3.
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824  
The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. In Ten Volumes
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Publisher: London, John Murray, 1854.
Ten volumes; 16.5 cm. Contents: 1: Hours of Idleness; 2: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage; 3: Occasional Pieces written 1811-1813 (with facsimile of a letter); 4: Ode to Napoleon Bonaparte; 5: Manfred; 6: Francesca of Rimini; 7: Heaven and Earth; 8: Cain; 9 and 10: Don Juan. Bound in uniform full red leather to match the set of Moore's Life in 6 volumes; VG. stock#Lea017.

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4.
De Matteo, William  
Silversmith in Eighteenth Century Williamsburg, the : An Account of His Life and Times, and of His Craft

Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg; Williamsburg, Va: 1956.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 36 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Dark blue-green leather over spine, hand-marbled boards, title gilt-stamped on front board over leather, bookbinder label inside front cover, hand-sewed binding, list of colonial era silversmiths in Williamsburg, Virginia, 110 b/w facsimiles and illustrations in text. ; Bookbinder E. N. Crain. Based on unpublished monograph by Thomas K. Bullock, edited by Thomas K. Ford and Minor Wine Thomas, Junior. This is 1st edition, dated 1956, printed by handpress and bound by hand. Later reprinted as softcover isbn 0910412219. ; Light shelfwear. Spine, which is unlettered, is slightly faded. No marks. Binding tight. Scarce. ; Williamsburg Craft Series

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5.
de Staėl-Holstein, Baroness; notes and appendices by O.W. Wight.  
Germany (Two volumes) [De l'Allemagne].

Publisher: New York: Derby & Jackson, 1859..
First U.S. Edition Published in French in 1810, this book was suppressed by the government under Napoleon and the author was exiled. It was sympathetic to the pre-unification Germany with France suffering by comparison. Two small octavo volumes, 7.5 inches (19 cm) tall, in half polished calf, marbled boards, edges, endpapers, spine labels in red and black. Five raised bands with extra gilt in the compartments. 408 and 437 pages respectively. Spine title reads "De Stael's Works" so this is perhaps part of a set. A bit of loss of material at the head of the spine of volume II; some scuffing to the leather at the top front of volume II and to the leather corners. Very mild toning to the text but no foxing; bindings sound. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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6.
Dickens, Charles.  
Great Expectations (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written).

Publisher: Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1979..
Illustrated by Edward Ardizzone. Collector's Edtion. Full burgundy leather with raised bands, gilt decorations, silk end papers, ribbon marker, all edges gilt.457 pp. As New hardcover (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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7.
Donleavy, J.P., Illustrated by: Hunter, Stan  
Leila

Publisher: The Franklin Library Franklin Ctr, Pa 1983.
Limited Edition, 379 pp, brown leather boards w/gilt lettering & decoration, three raised bands on spine, marbled eps, SIGNED on ffep, published for the members of The Signed First Edition Society, by Franklin Library, a. e. g. (all edges gilt). Signed by Author First Edition No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Fiine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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8.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo  
Essay on Self Reliance, The

Publisher: Roycroft Shop; East Aurora, N. Y. : 1905.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 51 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Published on August 11, 1905, by the Roycroft Shop, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, pale gray moire-cloth liners, pale gray page-marker ribbon, 51 stiff semi-glossy pages, b/w portrait of Emerson, green monochrome decorations and initials. ; Book designed by Elbert Hubbard. Please note: this book is bound in real brushed leather, not imitation leather. (Amazon's system forces us to list it under a description that says imitation) ; Small chips to leather at heel and crown and along bottom edge, as usual. No other defects. Overall in remarkably good condition compared to most books with this form of binding.

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9.
Fiske, John, 1842-1901  
The Writings of John Fiske...
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Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [Cambridge, Mass., Printed at the Riverside Press, 1899-1902].
Eight (of 24) volumes; fronts., plates, ports., maps, plans, facsims.; 23 cm. "Illustrated Edition." These are: Old Virginia and her Neighbours (2 vols.), 1900; The Beginnings of New England (1899); The Dutch and Quaker Colonies in America (2 vols.) (1903); The American Revolution (2 vols., 1901); The Critical Period of American History, 1783-1789 (1899). Bound in 3/4 green leather; VG. stock#Lea019.

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10.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774.  
The Vicar of Wakefield / by Oliver Goldsmith ; with a preface by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh
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Publisher: London ; New York : Macmillan & Co., 1894..
xxxiv, 305 p., illus. ; 19.5 cm. "First edition 1890. Second edition 1892; Reprinted 1892, 1894"--T.p. verso. Calligraphic t.p. "Oliver Goldsmith's hugely successful novel of 1766 remained for generations one of the most highly regarded and beloved works of eighteenth-century fiction. It depicts the fall and rise of the Primrose family, presided over by the benevolent vicar, the narrator of a fairy-tale plot of impersonation and deception, the abduction of a beautiful heroine and the machinations of an aristocratic villain. By turns comic and sentimental, the novel's popularity owes much to its recognizable depiction of domestic life and loving family relationships". Bound in 3/4 leather. Lea 013.

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11.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 1730?-1774. Mitford, John, 1781-1859  
The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith
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Publisher: London, W. Pickering, 1851.
clxxxiv, 176 p., front. (port.); 17 cm. Series: The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. Memoir of Goldsmith by J. Mitford, p.[vii]-cviii. Bound in full olive leather; VG. stock#Lea002.

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12.
Gottschalk, Louis  
Lafayette in America, 1777-1783 : Leather Bound, Bicentennial Edition

Publisher: L'Esprit de Lafayette Society; Arveyres, France: 1975.
As New with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1299105726 1006 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Full brown textured buffalo leather, top edge and lettering and decor in 24-karat gold, red moire silk cloth liners, red-white-blue page-marker ribbon, 20 + 184 + 364 + 458 pages, footnotes, appendixes, indexes, 6 lithograph plates bound in, with fold-out Revolutionary War maps reproduced from original maps of the period. Author's imprinted aut*graph on title page. ; 1st edition thus. Cover design by Norman Alberts. Binding designed by Richard Roe. Maps lithographed by Jack Suit. Copy number BC476 stamped on title page, as issed, indicating a fake 'limited edition' probably having many thousands of units. Still a very nice, attractive volume. ; Contents: Foreword by Georges Pauty. Preface. Book 1, Lafayette Comes to America. Book 2, Lafayette Joins the American Army. Book 3, Lafayette and the Close of the American Revolution. ; Absolutely crisp. No visible wear. No jacket, as issued. Original shipping carton is present, of heavy-duty corrugated, sunned and worn but intact. ; Laid in: certificate giving printing and binding specs by designer Richard Roe, with designer's imprinted aut*graph.

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13.
Heber, Reginald, 1783-1826  
The Poetical Works of Reginald Heber Late Lord Bishop of Calcutta
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Publisher: London, John Murray, 1854.
xii, 324, [2] p., front. (port.); 16.5 cm. First published 1841. "Heber was a pious man of profound learning, literary taste and great practical energy. His fame rests mainly on his hymns, which rank among the best in the English language." Bound in full brown leather; VG. stock#Lea015.

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14.
Heber, Reginald, 1783-1826.  
The Poetical Works of Reginald Heber Late Lord Bishop of Calcutta With an introductory essay by M. A. DeWolfe Howe.

Publisher: Philadelphia : E. H. Butler, 1858..
xxxix, 363 p., [10] leaves of plates : illus. ; 22 cm.Added engraved t.-p. "Heber was a pious man of profound learning, literary taste and great practical energy. His fame rests mainly on his hymns, which rank among the best in the English language." Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe, later the first Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, He attended several General Conventions: 1850, 1859, and 1865, helping lay the foundation for the church hymnal, which included many Heber hymns. Lea 021. Good + , bound in embossed leather, scuffed.

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15.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894  
The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes
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Publisher: Boston & NY, Houghton Mifflin.
Four volumes (of 14); fronts. (ports., v.1 & 4) illus.; 20 cm. Half-title: Rverside Edition. The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes. Each volume has also special t-p. 1, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table, 1891; 2, The Professor at the Breakfast Table, 1891; 3, The Poet at the Breakfast Table, 1900; 4, Over the Teacups, 1891. Bound in 3/4 tan leather with red labels; VG. stock#Lea011.

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16.
Hubbard, Elbert  
Man of Sorrows, The, a Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth : Being a Sincere Attempt to Sketch the Life, Times and Teachings, and with Truth Limn the Personality of the Judean Prophet

Publisher: Roycrofters; East Aurora, N. Y. : 1904.
Very Good with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 150 pages; 12mo (7.75") 20 cm; Published in November, 1904, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, pale gray moire-cloth liners, 150 heavy-duty pages, b/w decorations on title page, b/w decorative initials. ; Complete title: 'The Man of Sorrows, A Little Journey to the Home of Jesus of Nazareth : Being a Sincere Attempt to Sketch the Life, Times and Teachings, and with Truth Limn the Personality of the Judean Prophet'. ; Elbert Hubbard was a liberal Christian, a Universalist, who viewed Jesus as an inspired human and discounted the miracles as fiction. ; Small chips to leather on upper edge. Two facing pages tanned from pressed flower laid in. Otherwise in remarkably good condition compared to most books with this type of binding. Everything readable. Binding tight.

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17.
Hubbard, Elbert Illustrated by: Illustrated by Jules Gaspard  
So Here Cometh White Hyacinths : Being a Book of the Heart Wherein is an Attempt to Body Forth Ideas and Ideals for the Betterment of Men, Eke Women, Who Are Preparing for Life by Living

Publisher: Roycrofters; East Aurora, N. Y. : 1907.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket First Edition Hardcover 161 pages; 12mo (7.25") 19 cm; Published in the year 1907, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich brown suede leather with yapp edges, title and decor stamped in black on front, dark brown moire-cloth liners, 161 heavy-duty pages, brown page-marker ribbon, monochrome decorative initials and headers. ; Frontispiece b/w portraits of Elbert Hubbard and Alice Moore Hubbard by Jules Gaspard. ; A book of wisdom and advice from one of the most well-known freethinkers of the era, this book also contains a brief biography of Alice Hubbard, author's wife. ; Small chip to leather at crown, very small tear near heel. A touch of foxing here and there. No other defects. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type. ; Laid in: old silver-gelatin photo of unknown person, caption penciled on back: 'Was starting for Colorado'

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18.
intro by Gordis, Robert, Illustrated by: Angelo, Valenti  
The Book of Proverbs

Publisher: The Limited Editions Club New York, NY 1963.
unpaginated, red genuine lambskin stamped gilt lettering on the spine, stamped gilt deco on the front cover, limited to 1500 cc's, SIGNED by the artist, decorations in blu & wht on each page of text, illuminated letters at beginning of each chapter. This is from the King James Version and is from the Biblical Wisdom portion of the bible. slight corner bump on top front corners. Signed by Illustrator Limited No Jacket Full-Leather Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Limited

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19.
Le Sage, Alain-Renč; (Lesage); translated by Tobias Smollet.  
The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane.

Publisher: London: No publisher named, 1789..
Tenth Edition Four volumes, 16mo, about 7 inches (16 cm) tall, in full mottled calf, but rebacked, brown morocco spine labels. 312, 263, 292 and 276 pages respectively. Each volume illustrated by a frontis and three or four additional wood engravings. A sound and attractive set of the French romantic adventure. Previous owner name in each volume, that of John Tilden, Ifield Court, Kent. All bindings sound. The endpapers are a bit stained from glue offsetting and the text is yellowed but not foxed. Original calf covers laid down but the spine strips are well matched replacements. Generally lightly rubbed. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

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20.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth  
Early Poems of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the : (1889) Comprising, Voices of the Night and Other Poems, Ballads and Other Poems, Poems on Slavery, and the Spanish Student

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin & Company; Boston: 1889.
Very Good with no dust jacket Hardcover 318 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Full tan embossed leather over cushioned boards, gilt lettering on front and spine, all edges gilt, pale green floral pattern endpapers, a few pages of endnotes, b/w portrait frontispiece, red rule borders on every page. ; Copyright 1884. This printing 1889. ; A m a z o n b u y e r s please note: image does not match this edition. ; Leather moderately worn at extremities. No marks. Binding tight. Gilt bright and sharp. Overall quite attractive.

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21.
Masefield, John, 1878-1967  
Poems by John Masefield Complete edition with recent poems
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Publisher: NY, Macmillan, 1935.
xvii p., 433 p., 1 l., 673 p., front. (port.); 23 cm. English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate from 1930 until his death in 1967. Perhaps the most famous Masefield quotation is from "Sea-Fever": "All I ask is a tall ship, and a star to steer her by" (p. 20). Bound in 3/4 maroon leather; hinges worn from frequent reading. stock#Lea 010.

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22.
Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852  
Life of Lord Byron, with his letters and journals. New Edition
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Publisher: London, John Murray, 1854.
Six volumes: 16.5 cm. First published by Murray in 1835. For some, the life of Byron is more fun to read than his writing. Bound in full red leather matching the ten-volume set of Byron's Poetical Works; VG. stock#Lea018.

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23.
Morier, James  
THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHAN
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Publisher: Random House, NY, 1937.
Near Fine in Poor dust jacket. First Edition Thus. 1. Hard Cover Publisher's full illustrated cloth. Illustrated with color plates and maps by Cyrus LeRoy Baldridge. The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan was first published in 1824. It is said to be based on the life of Abolhasan Khan Ilchi, who served as the Iranian Ambassador to England from about 1810 to 1813 and wrote Heyratnameh (The Book of Wonders) the account of his travels to England. James Morier (1782-1849) traveled with Ilchi to England and then accompanied him back to Iran. With his knowledge of Eastern life and manners he wrote several entertaining novels. The most popular of these was "The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan" (1824) and its sequel "The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan in England" (1828). These were followed by "Zohrab the Hostage" (1832) ; "Ayesha the Maid of Kars" (1834) ; and "The Mirza" (1841), all full of brilliant description, character-painting, and delicate satire. The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is significantly chipped and torn, with loss. NEAR FINE/POOR. Color Illustrations. 4to 11" - 13" tall. xxx, 460 pp

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24.
Palgrave, Francis Turner, 1824-1897  
The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrics in the English Language by Francis T. Palgrave
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Publisher: NY, Dodge Pub. Co. {1891] & [1897].
Two volumes: [xii], 404; [ix], 295 p.; 15.5 cm. First publshed 1851; the second series was first publshed in 1897. Anthology of English poems. Bound as a pair in 3/4 red leather; Good +. stock#Lea001.

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25.
Palgrave, Francis Turner, 1824-1897, editor  
The Golden Treasury: Selected from the best songs and lyrical poems in the English language, and arranged with notes
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Publisher: London, Macmillan: NY, Macmillan, 1900.
Two volumes: [x], 381; [x], 275 p.; 16 cm. Revised and enlarged edition. This includes the second series, first published in 1897. Bound in full red leather; VG. stock#Lea012.

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26.
Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744. Dyce, Alexander, 1798-1869  
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope
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Publisher: London, Bell & Daldy [188-?].
Three volumes: clxiii, 168; ix, 333; vii, 363 p., 1 port. (front.); 18 cm. Series: The Aldine Edition of the British Poets. Contents: 1. Memoir of Pope, by the Rev. Alexander Dyce. The plan of an epic poem, &c. The will of Pope. Preface. Variations in the author's manuscript preface. Pastorals. Messiah. Windsor forest. The rape of the lock. Eloisa to Abelard. Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate lady. Sappho to Phaon. The fable of Dryope. Vertumnus and Pomona. The first book of Statius's Thebais; 2. An essay on criticism. An essay on man. Universal prayer. Moral essays. [Miscellaneous poems] Imitations of English poets; 3. Epistle to D Arbuthnot, being the prologue to the satires. Satires, epistles, and odes of Horace imitated. Epitaphs. The Dunciad, in four books. Bound in 3/4 green leather, spines sunned to brown. stock#Lea004.

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27.
Prescott, William H.  
History of the Conquest of Mexico, with a Preliminary View of the Civilization of the Ancient Mexican Civilization, and the Life of the Conqueror, Hernando Cortez.

Publisher: Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1855..
Twenty-Third Edition Three volumes, full polished calf, five raised spine labels, spine labels in brown and green morocco, all edges gilt. Octavos, about 9.25 inches tall. Endpapers are discolored (irregularly lightly blackened) presumably from glue offsetting. Interiors are otherwise clean and bright with no sign of foxing. The covers are lightly edgeworn with only one corner just barely worn through. Covers are mildly rubbed and soiled, but the rear cover of volume two has significant staining on the bottom half, perhaps an ink spill or other liquid quickly wiped off. There is also light minor scuffing to the front of volume III. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

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Rossetti, Christina Georgina, 1830-1894  
The Poetical Works of Christina G. Rossetti
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Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1900.
Two volumes: ix, 300; x, 231 p., front. (port.); 18.5 cm. Christina Rossetti was one of the most important Victorian woman poets. Bound in 3/4 olive green leather; VG. stock#Lea009.

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Rossetti, Dante Gabriel, 1828-1882  
The Poetical Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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Publisher: Boston: Little, Brown, 1900 [c1887].
Two volumes: xxx, 293; xiv, 336 p., 18.5 cm. Rossetti's poems created a controversy when they were attacked as the epitome of the "fleshly school of poetry". Their eroticism and sensuality caused offense. One poem, "Nuptial Sleep", described a couple falling asleep after sex. The poet's brother, William M. Rossetti, edited the text, excluding "Nuptial Sleep". Bound in 3/4 olive shaded leather; VG. stock#Lea008.

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30.
Sanderson, bishop of Lincoln (preface).  
PICTORIAL EDITION OF THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER: According to the Use of the United Church of England and Ireland Together With the Form and Manner of Making, Ordaining, and Consecrating of Bishops, Priests, and Deacons.

Publisher: London: Ward & Lock . Printed in London by William Clowes and Sons. no date [gift inscription dated 1866]..
This is the revised and comprehensive form as was established by Parliament into law and sanctioned by the king in 1662, "to which are added Original Notes and An Introductory History of the Liturgy." Full leather (dark red), raised bands, gilt spine title, double gilt rule to boards, gilt dentelle inside, all-edge-gilt. xl, 711p: decorated title-page, illustrated with many hundred woodcuts: 27cm. Good Plus (text block clean, bright and sound, leather slightly edgeworn, slight soiling, small scrape rear board, otherwise binding sound, gift inscription free-front endpaper, foxing to extrems). Red leather hardcover. Book condition: Good Plus.

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31.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 1751-1816  
The Works of the Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan, with a Memoir by James P. Browne, M. D. ...
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Publisher: London, Bickers & Son & H. Southern, 1873.
Two volumes: li, 292; 316 p.; 22.5 cm. Title continues: "containing extracts from the life by Thomas Moore." The nine plays plus additional fragments of the Irish playwright and Whig statesman. Bound in 3/4 red leather; VG. stock#Lea006.

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Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909  
The Poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne
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Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus, 1908.
Six volumes: front. (port., v. 6); 19 cm. Titles in red & black. I. Poems and ballads. First series; II. Songs before sunrise and Songs of two nations; III. Poems and ballads. Second and third series and Songs of the springtides; IV. Tristram of Lyonesse. The tale of Balen. Atalanta in Calydon. Erechtheus; V. Studies in song. A century of roundels. Sonnets on English dramatic poets. The heptalogia, etc.--VI. A midsummer holiday. Astrophel. A Channel passage and other poems. Bound in 3/4 green leather; VG. stock#Lea016.

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33.
Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson  
This Then is Maud : Being a Monodrama as Writ and Arranged by Alfred Tennyson
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Publisher: Roycrofters; East Aurora, N. Y. : 1900.
Near Fine with no dust jacket Hardcover 80 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Published in the year 1900, by Roycrofters, an amazing publishing house where paper was made by hand, printing was by handpress, bindings were handsewn, and books were beautiful. This edition is bound in rich gray-brown suede leather with yapp edges, gilt title on front, deep red cloth liners, 80 heavy-duty pages, red page-marker ribbon, b/w decorative initials, red lettering on divider pages. ; Decorations designed by Samuel Warner. ; Exterior shows a touch of sunning to spine, which is unlettered. No other defects inside or out. Book is in remarkably good condition compared to most books of this type.

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34.
Wolfe, Thomas  
From Death to Morning (Limited Edition)

Publisher: Franklin Library c.1979 Franklin Center, PA.
Condition: Very Good. Hard Back. 1st Edition. Very Good. light rubbing corners. Bagged, (353p), Brown & gold embossed covers/spine, silk bookmark & gold gilt edgepages, silk endpages. This limited edition is published by The Franklin Library exclusively for subscribers to The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers.

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