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1 Bamford John M. Bamford Elias Power, of Ease-In-Zion
London T. Woolmer 1887 Decorative Cloth Hard Back 13 x 19cm Approx 
iv + 220 pages + 16 page publisher cat. rear. Poss the most beautiful binding for this Title. Decorative Binding Condition, Fair as has some water damage front/rear, decorative spine a bit faded. Contents are Very good, clean & tight and gilt edges, with exception of endpages that have water staining, & inside front cover is a name & address of poss original owner. There are a few illustrations within text & a full page illustration opposite Title page with tissue paper (very good & not folded). between . 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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2 Bridges, Robert The Testament of Beauty ( special binding)
Oxford The Clarendon Press 1932 First Edition (eleventh impression) Special Binding 12 x 18cm Approx 
192 pages + 8 front & 4 page "publishers note on text" to rear. poss unique binding , half brown leather with vellum strip to middle front & rear. 5 raised bands to spine, condition some edge rubbing & sunned spine. .Contents Very Good clean & tight, no inscriptions, 4 folded corner tips, has gilt edges, unusual arts & crafts orange designed endpapers, 8 blank endpapers front & rear. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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3 Bruce, Compiled & Edited by Charles Bruce The Book of Adventure and Peril: A Record of Heroism and Endurance on Sea and Land
Edinburgh William P. Nimmo, & Mitchell 1898 1st Edition in This Form Decorative Hard Back Very Good 13 x 19.5cm Approx 
. x + 600 pages, undated but 1898 school prize, Decorative hardback in Very good condition, Contents Very good, clean & tight with gilt edges. Inside cover is School gift inscribed bookmark to Ed Heath 1898, also Jul. 1898 School board prize stamp rear of title page. Has some illustrations. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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4 Cockton, Henry Cockton The Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox the Ventriloquist
London Ward, Lock & Bowden 1897 1st Edition in This Form Decorative Hard Back Very Good 12 x 18.5cm Approx 
xv + 457 pages + 6 page publisher list rear & unnumbered illustrations. Blue Hardback binding in very good condition, Contents mostly very good, clean & tight, a couple corner tip folds, undated, 1897 or before as 1897 mothers gift inscription to son, Edward J. Heath. Frontispiece illustration still retains very good tissue guard. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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5 Finot, Jean Progres et Bonheur (philosophie,morale et Science ) 2 Vols
Paris Libraire Felix Alcan 1914 First Edition Quarter -Leather Signed /dedicated by Author
5 3/4" x 9" Approx. 272+300 pages, vol 1 has a SIGNED & dedication note to Max Nordau, both vols. in hardbound/Luxury binding Quarter Leather with gilt title to spine, (to base of spine in gilt is "M.N") specially made for whom book is dedicated to, Binding in good condition( vol 1spine sunned/title clear ). Contents Lux. multi-colour end-papers before plain endpapers then original paper covers(some very minor dirt/stain) Contents very good (except for very light browning to edges of pages) A Unique chance to buy such a choice pair. 
Price: 135.00 GBP
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6 Fitchett, W. H. Fights For The Flag.
London Smith, Elder & Co. 1914 Gilt Embossed Leather 12 x 17.5cm. Approx 
333 pages + v front, Gilt embossed soft red leather binding , good. minor marks to spine. .Contents very good clean & tight with no inscriptions. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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7 Lover, Samuel. The Poetical Works of Samuel Lover. Luxery Binding
London George Routledge and Sons 1868 Red Line Poets Luxury Binding Edition Hard Back Good 13 x 19cm Approx 
506 pages +xxiv front + 14 publishers ads rear, Luxury Binding Very Good,.. gild edges good..contents Good & Tight all pages with red lines to all sides & red circle device to corners, text black. NO inscriptions. Undated, preface 5th edition by Lover, so 1868 or earlier. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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8 Mark Twain, Robt. J. Burdette, Josh Billings, Alex Sweet, Eli Perkins. Melville D. Landon & lots more. Wit and Humor of the Age, Comprising Wit, Humor, Pathos, Ridicule, Satires, Dialects, Puns, Conundrums, Riddles, Charades, Jokes and Magic. with The Philosophy of Wit and Humor.
San Francisco Law, King & Law Publishing House 1884 Luxury Leather HB Very Good 13 x 22.5cm Approx 
776 pages. Luxury Red leather & embossed gilt designs all round, & title to spine. (see all scans) Almost Good condition as detached . Contents mostly good, clean & tight , starts at what looks like page 7, which is in fact the Title page.(so not sure what if any pages are missing) in front of title page are 2 blank (4 sides) end pages. To page 11 are loose/detached. No inscriptions. Remains of old brown tape to inside covers ( as the binding/book was protected in Brown paper), various illustrated pages full with pages of between about 5 -7 portraits of authors protected by tissue paper. , Heavy book, so surcharge for outside the UK. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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9 Motherwell, Mary Howitt, Blake, Milton, Tennyson, Dickens, Shelley, Milnes , Wordsworth and others. Wood-Side and Sea-Side ; Illustrated By Pen and Pencil.
New York D Appleton and Company 1869 First Edition in This Form Luxury Leather Hard Back Very Good 17 x 23cm. Approx Foster, Dalziel, Hows, Duncan, Durand, Weir, Harvey,Evans & Robert Murray Wrigh. 
96 pages, Beautifully binding of gilt embossed leather, same design front & rear in very good condition, except for mark from removed sticker?, minor edge wear, six section spine good with some minor rubbing. Contents very good, clean & tight, no foxing or major faults, just owner inscription to clear front end-page "Sally G? Swayne Toledo, Ohio" , and one page with stress from miss handling, most pages as new. Beautiful mottled endpages. Gilt edges. Contains 35 works of prose & poetry including Motherwell, Mary Howitt, Blake, Milton, Tennyson, Dickens, Shelley, Milnes , Wordsworth and others. 45 b/w illustrations by Foster, Dalziel, Hows, Duncan, Durand, Weir, Harvey & Evans. It will be hard to find another for sale in such good condition, and such a wonderful binding. See scans. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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10 Thomas Gray Poems and Letters
Chiswick Press for Eton College 1867 1st in This Form 
9" x 11" Approx. binding by REVIERE, Printed by The Chiswick Press, no publisher but printed for & with ETON college presentation page , 415 pages +16 +4 pages with actual photographs (1 oblong of authors portrait & 3 with oval views of ETON,). Blue leather binding, ornate spine with 5 raised bands some rubbing, boards with decorative gilt edges, some rubbing, gilt to edges of pages, contents mostly very good & tight, with only very odd minor staining & usual printed & hand written ETON College prize dedication. to Alexander Busby MDCCCLXXIII ...WEIGHT 5 lbs/ 2.2 kilo so postage surcharge.. Can be collected at London Photograph Fair's if ordered 48 hrs before inform me 1st. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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