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Crowned Masterpieces of Eloquence representing the advance of civilization

By: N/A

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, International University Society: 1914

Seller ID: 003941

an unusually nice clean set, uniformly bound in the original half mock green morocco with richly decorated spines, top edges gilt, 10 volumes large octavo 24 by 16.5 cms, each volume with numerous black and white plates, title pages printed in red and black, end-papers toned otherwise a near-fine set-no internal marks or signatures. Note that it's a heavy set so will need extra postage, please enquire £90.00 View more info

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Fine French Bindings 30 volume set: Oeuvres Completes des Rollin

By: N/A

Price: £315.00

Publisher: Paris, Firmin Didot: 1821

Seller ID: 004288

A complete set in 30 volumes nicely bound in uniform half red morocco,marbled sides and end-papers, the spines with attractive gilt decoration and titles, large octavo 23 by 14 cms (9 by 5.5 inches) Some trivial scuffing to a few spines, a number of spine ends lightly rubbed. a very small split in the paper of the first three leaves of volume 14-text not affected, a small area of faint browning to the half title of volume 7, the title and half title in volume 9 have been removed The contents clean throughout, no foxing, browning, signatures or,other marks..A handsome set, the bindin... View more info

The Natural History of Dee Side and Braemar

By: Macgillivray, William edited by Edwin Lankester

Price: £255.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1855

Seller ID: 004336

thick octavo 22 by 14.5 cm ( 8.7 by 5.8 inches) The manuscript for this work was bought after the author's death by Queen Victoria who had a small number of copies privately printed. This copy was presented by Prince Albert to Mr R Macandrew. It's superbly bound in full morocco and richly decorated in gilt with gilt edges. The text runs to 507 pages including index and is illustrated with a coloured folding geological map, 6 black and white plates, 8 text engravings and a folding map. A serious work by noted naturalist covering most aspects of the natural history of the area. Occasional l... View more info

Charles-Quint son abdication son sejour et sa mort au monastere de yuste

By: Mignet, M

Price: £36.00

Publisher: Paris, Didier et Cie: 1862

Seller ID: 003462

octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 463 pages, red moroco spine with gilt panels,red cloth sides, front cover with the gilt stamp of the Lycee de Bordeaux, spine bright and clean, occasional light foxing else contents fine, sides lightly mottled (see photo) £36.00 View more info

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The Ancient History of The Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Grecians and Macedonians.

By: Rollin, Charles

Price: £215.00

Publisher: London, Thomas Tegg: 1835

Seller ID: 004314

6 volumes octavo 22 by 14 cms (8.75 by 5.5 inches) A complete six-volume set of this well-known history. It's uniformly bound in old tan calf and illustrated with a portrait of Rollin, 8 folding maps plus folding plans of Alexandra, Syracuse and Babylon. A very clean and complete set, sound and firm in the bindings. Finely-bound sets are rare. Top of volume one slightly chipped, plan of Alexandra with some browning, a few maps lightly offset to the facing text. View more info

Oeuvres Completes de J. J. Rousseau avec des notes historiques

By: Rousseau, J J

Price: £145.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Furne: 1835

Seller ID: 001550

the complete works (text in French) collected in four thick volumes, large octavo (25 by 16 cms) well illustrated with full-page engravings, all with the original tissue guards, uniformly bound in contemporary quarter red calf with elaborate gilt spines, marbled sides and end-papers, some light rubbing, occasional foxing but a very clean, sound and attractively-bound set. Please note that this heavy set will need extra postage View more info