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Crowned Masterpieces of Eloquence. Representing the Advance of Civilisation. 1920 Commonwealth Edition. Complete in 6 Volumes

By: Birrell. Augustine and Parker, Gilbert - Introductions

Price: £71.94

Publisher: London, International University Society: 1920

Edition: Commonwealth Edition

Seller ID: 10804

Condition: Good


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 1920 Commonwealth Edition. Size 9ΒΌ" x 6", complete in 6 volumes, 457, 452, 431, 419, 448 and 447 pages, a heavy set. Textured brown cloth binding designed to look like quarter leather. Ornate tooled titles with frames and scrolls on the spines. Red speckled page edges, pastedowns and endpapers brown with leather look pattern. Condition good, the tops and bottoms of the spines are rubbed on each volume, as are the corners on most, covers a little grubby, endpapers, titles and prelims a little foxed, main contents clean. View more info

Les Femmes De Versailles. La Cour De Louis XIV et La Cour De Louis XV

By: Imbert De Saint-Amand

Price: £27.00

Publisher: Paris, E. Dentu, Editeur, Libraire De La Societe Des Gens Des Lettres: 1886

Seller ID: 13464

Condition: Very Good


Printed in Paris in 1886. A wonderfully illustrated book. Size Quarto, 11.75" x 7.75", 515 pages including index. Half dark green buckram over marbled boards, with gilt titles on red morocco label on the spine, top page edge waxed red, other edges rough trimmed, marbled pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, nice armorial bookplate of John Barcroft to front pastedown, internal condition is very good, there is some light foxing throughout, mainly in the margins of the pages of text, the plates are all tissue protected and have stayed clean and sharp, a ... View more info

Essays on the Most Important Subjects in Religion. Thirteenth Edition

By: Scott, Thomas

Price: £29.30

Publisher: London: Printed for L. B. Seeley and Son, Longman and Co. Hatchard and Son, Baldwin and Co...: 1825

Seller ID: 10548

Condition: Very Good


Size 5" x 3", 477 pages including index. Condition good, covers slightly rubbed, bottom right hand corner of spine chipped, endpapers spotted but contents clean, complete, intact. Brown calf binding with ruled gilt frame on the front and back covers. Four gilt bands on the spine with gilt titles on a burgundy leather panel in the second compartment and gilt motifs in the other compartments. Red speckled page edges. View more info