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#2808 Decii Junii Juvenalis Aquinatis Satire Decem Et Sex Auli Persii Flacci Satire Sex
Book Description: Printed by Whittingham. Printed as an Eton prize book. Boards expertly finished repaired and now in excellent condition with new spine. repair almost invisible. Full leather (polished calf) covers with gilt border decoration and gilt panelling and lettering to spine. Five raided bands to spine. Leather scratched and worn to edges. Corners worn. Marbled end papers and gilt edging to tops of all pages. There is a page prior to half title with presentation details form EC Hawtry, the Headmaster of Eton, completed by hand with the details of the recipient, dated 1852 (amended from 1841). All edges gilt. Red border to text on each page. First page has some foxing but otherwise clean and bright. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1443g. (YBP Ref: 1350/21 15)
Price: £100.00

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#21279 The Road In Tuscany, A Commentary (2 Volumes)
By HEWLETT, Maurice
Book Description: Red leather and red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Some wear to covers. Spines discoloured. Volume 2 has a small dent in the front board. Marbled end pages. Both volumes contain previous owner's book plates. These have imprinted on the following pages. Pages are generally clean and bright, but there are occasional small marks. Contains black and white illustrations including frontispieces. Foxing to the frontispiece and bookplates and edges of title pages. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 1682g. (YBP Ref: 3492/49 1-Q1)
Price: £60.00

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#29178 Wings and Stings: A Tale for the Young
By A. L. O. E. (TUCKER, Charlotte Maria)
Book Description: Scarce. Ornate brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Boards are generally in good order, just a little shelfwear. Corners are bumped, edges are worn. Spine has bumping to ends. Both inner hinges are cracked; front hinge has been strengthened with a piece of white ribbon. B/w frontispiece with tissue protection. Textblock is in good condition, clean and tight. 108 pp + adverts. Charlotte Maria Tucker wrote under the pseudonym A.L.O.E (A Lady of England). Additional photos are available upon request. When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 350g. (YBP Ref: 17870/2 15h)
Price: £55.00

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#12208 The History Of Present War In Spain And Portugal From its Commencement to the Capture of Madrid to which will be Added Memoirs of the Life of Lord Wellington
By CAMDEN, Theophilius
Book Description: Brown quarter leather and marbled card boards with gilt lettering to spine. Black leather title label and gilt decoration to spine. Boards are rather worn but still serviceable. Front board is cracking away from the spine at the bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges are very rubbed. Spine is creased with bumping to the ends. Worm damage to first and last few pages. Both inner hinges are cracked, but holding, however the FEP is torn at the bottom. Textblock is tanned and foxed. 704 pp. Previous owner's mark to fep. Pages i-cxii memoirs; 1-704 history (p1 is torn, and pages 307-311 are pulling away at the bottom). When securely packed this item will weigh in the region of 992g. (YBP Ref: 1254/19 15)
Price: £220.00

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