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7.5 x 5", 3/4 green leather; marbled boards, teg, SIGNED BINDING BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, 451pp, covers a bit rubbed, extremities fraying, minor staining to top of front cover near spine, spine sunned to brown, hinges loose, contents toned and used.
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Illus., 7.75 x 5", gilt and colored dec blue cloth binding BY MARGARET ARMSTRONG (Gullans and Espey #284), 325pp, some extremity wear, spine dull, hinges loose, pp edge-toned, ink inscription from former owner (1911) but still a nicely preserved decorative cloth binding.
5.5 x 4.5", full red crushed morocco; teg, SIGNED BINDING BY HATCHARDS, covers a little darkened, extremities a little bumped, with ink inscription "From GR Xmas 1915". WITH A "CLIVEDEN LIBRARY" WALDORF & NANCY ASTOR BOOKPLATE. "RG" may have stood for Robert Gould Shaw III, Nancy's son with her first husband.
Publisher: Smith, Elder and Co. : London
Date published: 1867
Description: 2 vols. Illus., 8.5 x 5.5", 3/4 blue morocco; marbled boards, teg, SIGNED BINDING BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE, spines a little yellowed and dull else a nice, decorative binding set. Read More
Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: London
Date published: nd
Description: Illus., 7 x 5", gilt-ruled blue leather, 602pp with index, covers rubbed, extremities bumped and worn, spine sunned and wrinkled, hinges loose, pp toned, ink presentation from former owner (dated 1878). Decorative binding. Read More
Publisher: The Riverside Press: Cambridge
Date published: 1886
Description: 11 vols. 9 x 6", half black morocco; marbled boards, teg, vp, covers lightly rubbed, extremities lightly worn, spines sunned to brown with very minor chipping to tops of some vols, hinges loose, former owner's bookplate lightly inserted at half title. Decorative binding set. Read More
Publisher: John Murray: London
Date published: 1854
Description: 3 (of 4) Vols. Extra engraved title pages, 8.75 x 5.75", 3/4 red leather; marbled boards, SIGNED BINDING BY BARTLETT & CO., BOSTON; teg, extremities a little bumped and worn, small scuff on spine of vol. II, hinges a little loose, else a nice, handsome decorative binding set. MISSING VOLUME IV. Read More
Publisher: Fisher & Son: London
Date published: 1844
Description: Engraved title and vignettes, 8.5 x 5.5", gilt-ruled and gilt-pict red leather; aeg, covers a bit dull, extremities bumped and fraying, hinges loose, title page almost detached, heavily foxed throughout; Vol 1 only. Still, a decent decorative binding. Read More
Publisher: Geo. A. Leavitt: NY
Date published: nd
Description: Frontis illus., 4.75 x 3.25", embossed green cloth with gilt-dec spine; aeg, 288pp, covers a bit rubbed, hinges loose, extremities fraying, bookplate and inkstamp from Charles Schuneman, but still a nice, decorative binding. Read More
Publisher: Macmillan and Co. : London
Date published: 1924
Description: 6.75 x 4.25", gilt-lettered limp leather; teg, covers a bit rubbed and dull, spine a little cocked, couple of small tears to top of spine, pp edge-toned, ink name of former owner on front fly. Wessex Novels No. IV. Decorative binding. Read More