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Bath, 1934. Full morocco bifolium by Chivers of Bath, bevelled edges. Upper cover and two inner panels with gilt tooled borders, with elaborate corner pieces of trailing leaves and on laid morocco flowers, the lower panel with gilt borders, gilt roll to edges. Inner vellucent panels, with wide watercolour borders incorporating a climbing pink rose and gilt stamped rosettes, two small vignettes inside roundels to each panel. Left hand panel with the family coat of arms surrounded by cherubs to head, with congratulatory text beneath, the right hand panel with a view of Overbury Towers, with a list of names of the Estate workforce in black and red. WITH an earlier (presumably rejected) design in the same format, in red morocco, with a vellucent roundel to centre and blank interior. An attractive Golden Wedding anniversary testimonial, in a signed Chivers binding, with their characteristic vellucent panels. A rare opportunity to see the binders' creative process, with an earlier example of the completed testi ... Read more

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Italici, Caji Silii; Italicus, Tiberius Catius Silius; Heber, Richard (Ed)

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Londini (London): R. Faulder, 1792. Two volumes complete - Volume One - xxiv, 240pp and Volume Two - [2], 270pp, [2]. Full contemporary straight grain morocco, smooth backs, divided into six panels by single gilt rules, author to second panel in gilt and volume number to third, covers with single fillet border, gilt roll to edges and inner edges, a.e.g., with stormont pattern marbled endpapers. Ex-library but no evidence. Spines dulled and slightly discoloured, rubbed to extremities, couple of minor chips to spine ends. Hint of browning and very occasional spots of foxing internally, but generally fairly bright and clean. Previous owners book label to front pastedowns. Edited by Richard Heber when he was eighteen. Schweiger II:956; Lowndes 2398; Dibdin II:407/8, a "useful little edition, which exhibits the text very elegantly printed by Bulmer". First Thus. Full Morocco. Good+. 12mo. Ex-Library.

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