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The Writings of George Eliot (25 Vols.) by Eliot, George

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1908. One of 750 numbered copies, this being hand numbered copy 498. Includes The Life of George Eliot by J.W.Cross. Illustrated with full-page plates, frontispieces in color. Bound in contemporary three quarter bro…

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Through the Looking-Glass by Carroll, Lewis

London: Macmillan, 1872. A beautiful crushed red morocco signed binding over marbled paper and matching end papers by Zaennsdorf. Spine gilt on leather within 5 raised bands; title and author in panels 2 and 3 with date 1872 at tail. Some slight bumping o…

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The Letters of Horace Walpole (9 Vols.) by (Walpole, Horace) Cunningham, Peter, Ed

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1861. Six panels on spine with ruled gilt and fleurons divided by raised gilt bands. Dark green leather spines with large tips with double gold rule outlining them. Endpaper pastedowns and boards are in a blue green and brown marb…

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The Complete Writings (10 Vols.) by Macaulay, Thomas Babington

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1901. Contemporary blue morocco binding over blue marbled paper with matching endpapers. Spine gilt lettering and twining leaf decorations within 5 raised bands. Some sunning of spines and edgewear. TEG, other edges …

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The Messiah by Montgomery, Robert

London: John Turrill, 1834. Red morocco spine gilt professionally rebacked over marbled boards with matching marbled end papers. 5 raised bands. Edges red sprinkled. 10 color, tissue titled plates, plus a color missal title. Woodcut on p. 246 of The C…

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Contes Du Temps Passe by Perrault, Charles

Paris: L. Curmer, 1843. Dark green morocco spine and tips, 4 raised bands gilt. Green marbled boards, all edges sprinkled red. Some shelfwear and bumping on edges, especially bottom of lower cover, though this is a very sturdy binding. Spine expertly r…

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Pogo et al (3 Vols.) by Kelly, Walt

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1951. Three volumes in three quarter green morocco with marbled boards and matching end papers. 5 raised bands with gilt titling and ornamentation. 2 vols. octavo and 1 quarto. Contains the following titles: Pogo, I Go …

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A Confederacy of Dunces by Toole, John Kennedy

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ., 1980. Original light green cloth with black titling. Matching green endpapers. Spine has faint vertical ridge. Ownership signature on ffep. First state dust jacket with Walker Percy blurb on lower panel. Jacket has…

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British Moths and Their Transformations (2 Vols.) by Humphreys, H.N. And Westwood, J.O

London: William Smith, 1843. Bookplate of Ganci on front pastedowns. Vol. 1 has upper hinge starting; all other hinges solid. Green morocco spines and tips rubbed and bumped with some material loss. All boards rubbed; marbled boards and matching endpap…

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Haggadah and History by Yerushalmi, Yosef Hayim

Philadelphia: JPS, 1975. Accompanied by 8 leaves in facsimile of the oldest, illustrated printed Haggadah in folding chemise with red morocco label gilt. Boards, chemise and slipcase in matching marbled boards and book backed in red crushed morocco gilt.…

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