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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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2 Les Belles Heures du Duc de Berry Acc. No. 54.1.1. Metropolitan Museum of Art The Cloisters Collection, New York (2 vols.)
Luzen & New York Faksimile Verlag & The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2003 Limited edition of 980 this is number 805 This volume was hand-sewn, and bound in goatskin  Very good to fine Companion volume very good to fine 9.75 x 7.5 inches (24.8 x 19  Quarto Numerous colour illus. 
This facsimile edition is the faithful recreation of the illuminated manuscript The Cloisters 1954, 44.1.1. preserved at the Metropolitan Museum , New York 
Price: 1500.00 CDN
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Missel Romain Selon Le Reglement Du Concile De Trente
3 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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4 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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5 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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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 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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11 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
12 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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