Leather Bound from Laura's Rare Books

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London: Strahan and Company Limited, 1881. LIMITED Edition Deluxe - this is NUMBER 136 of 300. Printed on special handmade paper, with proofs of illustrations on Japanese Paper. The whole edition is limited to 300 copies for England and 300 copies for america and no more to be printed. Spine has a great deal of chipping,… Read more
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Philadelph, Chicago, Cincinnati, St. Louis & Atlan: National Publishing Company, 1870. Heavily embelished brown leather bible which states Holy Bible on upper board with family name of A. HEBDEN. Right lower corner has a chunk missing. (see photo) One (brass) clasp is also missing. Back boards duplicate of front except for family name. The inside front… Read more
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£280.27
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1817. Printed for Rest Fenner, Paternoster Row. Full Niger leather with five raised bands to spine. Triple lined gold gilt margins to upper and lower boards. Upper leather board is detached cleanly from book, but present. Elaborately decorated spine with gold gilt and leather pastedown title to spine. Gold gilt upper leaves. A few spots (light… Read more
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£1,105.55
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A Child's Garden of Prayer (LEATHER BOUND)

by Miller, Steve and Becky

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780736901178
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£107.23

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Harvest House, 1999. Gorgeous leather with gold gilt triple border design to upper board, with colorful pastedown of three children praying at the table. Gold gilt all edges. Gold ribbon marker attached. Endpapers and gold SATIN with stripe design in the fabric. Absolutely PERFECT condition. Gift Quality. The colorful pictures and illustrations are all… Read more
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The Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

by Poe, Edgar Allan

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Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
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£166.39

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New York: The Spiral Press, 1929. Red leather over black boards. Gold gilt printing to leather spine. Limited edition of 585 copies. Introduction by Howard Mumford Jones. Edgewear to spine leather and corner tips. Wonderful paper uncut edges. Slim and tall lovely book. Always happy to send photographs on request.. Half-Leather. Very Good/No… Read more
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FEED MY SWINE (LIMITED - SIGNED)(Slipcase and Folding case)

by Powys, T.F

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Published
1926
Condition
Fine
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£2,292.45

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London: E. Archer, 1926. Marbled purple wrappers in fine condition. Hardcover red folding case PLUS Slip case with quarter red LEATHER over boards with five raised bands and gold gilt printing with designs. Gold gilt trim between the boards from the leather. LIMITED Edition of 100 copies privately printed and signed by the author. This is… Read more
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Wine

by Johnson, Hugh

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Published
1968
Condition
Fine
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£48.07

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1968. Beautiful RED leather trimmed in gold with bright GOLD gilt leaves on all three sides. STATED SECOND PRINTING 1968. Packed full of full page color and b/w photographs and illustrations. 264 pages including index plus 8 pages of color maps Includes chapters on Wine, Aperitiffs, White table wines, Red Table wines,… Read more
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London: Printed for the Percy Society, 1841. Beautiful full leather bordered in gold gilt design front and back boards, and five raised band to spine. All side leaves Marbled. Marbled endpapersTHREE books in one. The first Book, "Specimens of Lyric Poetry" edited from Ms. Harl, 2253 in the British Museum, has a date of MDCCCXLII (1942) and… Read more
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£403.03
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BLANK VERSE

by Lloyd, Charles and Lamb, Charles

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1798
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£2,584.55

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London: John and Arthur Arch, 1798. 1798 This book and slip case is in MINT condition. Absolutely gorgeously bound by Woods, London in full dark blue calf with elaborate gilt design of roses and petals along the front cover and back cover with the board edges gilt. Five raised bands on spine with four of the six… Read more
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The Sketch Book First Volume

by Irving, Washington

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Published
1902
Condition
Good +
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£51.03

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London: George Newnes Limited, 1902. 1902 Blue little leather book with elaborate decoration on front cover and spine in Gold gilt. Gilt top leaves. Illustrated endpapers in Green. Frontpiece of Rip Van Winkle. Someone has cut four pages at the end of the book but they are not detatched and nothing is missing. Front cover is… Read more
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Profile of America

by Davie, Emily

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1954
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£48.07

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New York: Thomas Crowell, 1954. STATED FIRST PRINTING, September 1954. The Brown leather binding is very unusual. Two different colors. One lighter brown/gold which is a series of bands together that wrap around the front and the spine. The other leather is darker brown. There is photograph of the U.S. Capitol (part of… Read more
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Halifax: Hawthorne Press, 1933. This copy is NO. 2 of 250 copies of which only 1 through 20 were bound in full NIGER. (which this is). The others were bound in linen. Beautifully bound by S S. Five raised band on spine. Gilt lettering on second panel of spine. One small dark mark on… Read more
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Romances, Lyrics & Sonnets

by Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

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Laura's Rare Books
Published
1888
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First Thus
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£36.98

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Houghton Miffling Company, 1888. 1888 Beautiful Cream 1/2 velum over green boards. Black printing on cover, gilt on top leaves and spine. Cream slightly soiled. Interior pages clean. Very tight book owner's Inscription.. First Thus. Half-Leather. Very Good +/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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