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1 Junuis Stat Nominis Umbra (2 volumes)
London June 4 1805 New Edition Full crushed red morocco with gilt borders and ba Heavy wear to edges of the binding and foxing to preliminary leaves. Vol. I has a dark spot to bottom corner of the front cover 9.5 x 6 inches (24 x 15.2 cm) 8vo. Each volume has portrait frontis and illus. half-title. Vol. I has 11 plates and vol. II has 8 plates 

Price: 175.00 CDN
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Missel Romain Selon Le Reglement Du Concile De Trente
2 Missel Romain Selon Le Reglement Du Concile De Trente
Cologne Jean de la Pierre 1920 Crushed burgundy morocco; gilt design an drule to 6 x 3.75 inches (15.2 x 9.5 c 12mo. Engraved frontis; engr. vignette to ttile page 

Price: 500.00 CDN
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Shakespeare's Works  [25 miniature books box set}
3 Shakespeare's Works [25 miniature books box set}
New York Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co. No Date (1920s?) Mini book set. All volumes in full leather in box Books are in very good condition with only very few have wear to the top & bottom of spine The box has been repair with the original label to the top and the paper cover replaced Books 3.25 x 2.25 inches (8.2 
Each of the 25 volumes are bound in different leather types and covers. This set may have been used as a advertisement for the types of leather available at the may be Knickerbocker Leather & Novelty Co. 
Price: 200.00 CDN
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4 Ader, Etienne (etude de) Bibliotheque D'Un Humaniste Manuscrits, Livres, Objets D'Art
Paris Georges Blaizot/Lucien Scheler 1966 088710850 Card covers with embossed illustrated front Covers sl. Worn along edges, generally very good 12 x 9.75 inches (30.5 x 24.8 Quarto Illustrated throughout with beautiful colour plates as well as 27 black & white plates at rear 
All text in French 
Price: 45.00 CDN
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5 Boscawen, William (translated into English Verse) The Odes, Epodes, and Carmen Seculare of Horace
London John Stockdale 1793 Vellum with gilt borders to front & dec. to sp Exlib with call number on preface page and remnants of envelope on inside back cover. Vellum is dirtied along spine and edges. Contemporary book inside front fly leaf as well as a partial . Interior is very goodaddresss label inside front cover 8.5 x 5.5 inches (21.6 x 14 c 8vo. 

Price: 200.00 CDN
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6 Doughty, Arthur G. Under the Lily and the Rose. A Short History of Canada for Children in Two Volumes
Ottawa The Modern Press 1928 Fine binding by Zaehnsdorf, London. Full green cal A small scratch to the back cover of volume II otherwise both volumes very good to fine 9.75 x 6.5 inches (24.8 x 16.5 cm) 8vo. Each volume has a colour frontis and Vol I has 19 colour plates with tissue guards and vol. II has 18 colour plates with tissue guards. Colour illus. by Jas. Cockburn, C. Kreighoff, C.W.
'The present edition of the work in two volumes is not for sale. It will be offered as a prize book to certain schools in England and in Canada. An edition in one volume will be issued later in English and in French.' Page (xi) 
Price: 375.00 CDN
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7 Dryden, John Esq. Original Poems in Two Volumes
Glasgow Rob.& And.Foulis 1756 Both volumes red flecked mottled calf, raised ba Both volumes have front endpapers almost detached & the top quarter of each endpaper has been clipped off , some offsetting to paper edges first few pages & inside covers . Calf is sl.worn. Contemporar book plate inside front cover both vols 6.25 x 3.75 inches (15.9 x 9. Sm. 8vo. 

Price: 300.00 CDN
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The Vicar of Wakefield, Goldsmith, Oliver
8 Goldsmith, Oliver The Vicar of Wakefield
London Constable & Company 1914 1/2 leather with marbled boards & endpapers, rais Previous owner's bookplate & inscription, leather worn along edges , generally vg 10.25 x 7 inches (26.1 x 18 c Lg. 8vo. llustrated in both colour and black & white by Edmund J. Sullivan inc. frontis & 16 colour plates with tissue guards Sullivan, Edmund J.

Price: 95.00 CDN
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9 Grahame, James The History of the United States of North America, From The Plantation of the British Colonies Till Their Revolt and Declaration of Independence ( in 4 volumes)
London Smith, Elder and Co. 1836 All 4 volumes in red calf with gilt decoarations  All four volumes have some wear to edges & rubbing to boards, Vol.III has a small piece missing from volume label on spine as well as scotch tape to top of spine. Generally a very nice set; beautifully bound 8.5 x 5.5 inches (21.6 x 14 c 8vo. 
Previous owner's gift inscription on front endpaper vol.I ; also small binder's ticket (Ingalton Eton ?) upper inside front cover vol.I 
Price: 475.00 CDN
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10 Milton, John Paradise Lost A Poem, in Twelve books (in 2 vols)
London Printed for John Sharpe by C. Whittingham, Chiswick 1816 & 1817 Both volumes in half leather with raised bands an Volume I has detached front board, wear to edges leather both volumes. Some dampstaining and foxing to endpapers 7 x 4.25 inches (18 x 10.8 cm Sm. 8vo. Both vols have engraved title pages with vignettes, vignettes to first page each book. Engrs drawn by Westall. 
Engr. Title page reads 1816 as pub date,regular title page reads 1817 
Price: 225.00 CDN
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11 Penny, George Traditions of Perth, Containing Sketches of the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants, and Notices of Public Occurrences. During the Last Century: Interesting Extracts From Old Records: Notices of the Neighbouring Localities of Historical Interest;
Perth Messrs Dewar, Sidey, Morison, Peat, and Drummond 1836 Ful calf with gilt border and gilt bands & title Fine binding by Bayntun of Bath. Previous owner's bookplate in front with name removed. Book plate at rear . 8.25 x 5.5 inches (21 x 14 cm 8vo. Facsimile pages of handwriting at front as well as extra illustrated with frontis & other plates of engravings and post cards (not called for in the first edition) 

Price: 375.00 CDN
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12 Rogers, Samuel Poems (with fore-edge painting)
London Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies 1816 Beautifully bound in full contemporary gilt-decor Inner hinge crack and some light wear to the edges of the binding 6.25 x 4.25 inches (15.9 x 10 Sm. 8vo. Engravings throughout text by L. Clennell, from drawings by T. Stothard, R.A. 
On the 1st. fly leaf in pen is Orwell Manse'. On the 2nd. fly leaf in pen is 'Sarah Barclay August 1842' and the top margin of the title page in pen is 'Sarah Lidey.' 
Price: 675.00 CDN
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13 Symonds, John Addington Shelley (extra illustrated in fine binding)
London MacMillan and Co. 1881 Rebound in full brown calf with gilt borders and  Binding has been expertly rebacked, some light foxing 7.75 x 5.5 inches (19.6 x 14  8vo. Frontis with 63 extra plates 
Part of the 'Englsih Men of Letters Edited by John Morley 
Price: 275.00 CDN
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14 Thiers, M.A. The History of the French Revolution translated, with Notes and Illustrations From the Most authentic Sources, by Frederick Shoberl (in Five Volumes)
London Richard Bentley 1838 All 5 vols 1/2 red leather with cloth, raised ban All vols sl. scuffed & worn along edges, interiors vg 9 x 5.75 inches (22.7 x 14.5  8vo. Frontis engravings all volumes; other plates throughout 

Price: 375.00 CDN
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The Lives of  Doctor John Donne Sir Henry Wotton Knight Mr. Richard Hooker Mr. George Herbert and Doctor Robert Sanderson, Walton, Izaak
15 Walton, Izaak The Lives of Doctor John Donne Sir Henry Wotton Knight Mr. Richard Hooker Mr. George Herbert and Doctor Robert Sanderson
New York Scott-Thaw Company 1904 Privately printed , # 8 of a limited edition of 210 copies signed by Publisher.Large paper edition Brown morocco with gilt rule to borders and raise Sl. wear to edges covers with small piece (2.5cm) missing from top spine 13.5 x 8.5 inches (34.3 x 22c Quarto Frontis portrait of Izaak Walton; 5 other portraits all with tissue guards. Portraits engraved and printed by Messrs. Walker and Cockerell. 

Price: 275.00 CDN
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