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EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY SPANISH MISSAL, WITH MAGNIFICENT ELABORATE SILVER CORNERS, CENTERPIECES AND CLASPS

(CATHOLIC MISSAL). Missale Romanum. Madrid, 1791.

1791 Madrid missal, with nine full-page engraved plates, two in-text engravings of saints and an engraved vignette on the title page, magnificently bound with large elaborate pure silver corners, centerpieces and clasps, likely from a much earlier date. $9500.

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BOUND FOR KING CHARLES II, IN THE YEAR OF HIS DEATH

(CHARLES II) LILLY, William, et al. Sammelband of Almanacs for 1685. London, 1685.

Collection of ten English Almanacs published in the year of King Charles II's death, with numerous woodblock illustrations, bound for the king's personal library with his cipher on the spine panels and the corners of the covers. $8500.

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SPLENDIDLY BOUND SET OF CASANOVA’S MEMOIRS, WITH 12 FRONTISPIECES BY ROCKWELL KENT, TOGETHER WITH SCARCE PORTFOLIO OF SIGNED PRINTS

CASANOVA DE SEINGALT, Jacques. Memoirs of Jacques Casanova. (London), 1925. Twelve volumes; portfolio. Limited 12-volume private-press edition, an unnumbered copy of only 1026 sets, with 12 frontispiece line cuts of pen-and-ink drawings by Rockwell Kent, very handsomely bound. Accompanied by the scarce portfolio of Kent’s 12 prints (measuring 11 by 14 inches), all but one signed by him, one of only 26 sets. $7000.

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF LA DUCHESSE DE BERRY WITH HER GILT COAT OF ARMS

(DE BERRY, Duchesse) DE RANCÉ, M. and THÉAULON, [Marie]. Anniversaire. Paris, 1816.

First edition of the popular French play L’Anniversaire, from the library of La Duchesse de Berry, with her gilt armorial coat of arms on both boards. $5500.

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"FULL MANY A GEM OF PUREST RAY SERENE": ALDINE EDITION OF GRAY'S POETICAL WORKS, IN ELEGANT COSWAY-STYLE BINDING BY SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE

GRAY, Thomas. The Poetical Works. London, 1841.

Aldine edition Gray's poems, beautifully bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in an exquisite full morocco Cosway-style binding, inset on the front doublure with a wonderful watercolor portrait of Gray. $5500.

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WITH THE COAT-OF-ARMS OF LOUIS ANTOINE, THE LAST DAUPHIN OF FRANCE

GERARD, Philippe Louis. Comte de Valmont. Paris, 1826. Five volumes. Later edition of this novel extolling the moral virtues, each volume with an engraved vignette title page by Louis Pierre Spindler, handsomely bound by Duplanil for Louis Antoine, the last Dauphin of France, later reigning briefly as Louis XIX, with his royal coat-of-arms. $3000.

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MINOR MORALS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED BY CRUIKSHANK AND HEATH, BEAUTIFULLY BOUND KELLIEGRAM-STYLE BY LAURIAT IN ELABORATE FULL MOROCCO-GILT WITH INLAID MOROCCO COVER ILLUSTRATION

BOWRING, John. Minor Morals for Young People. London, 1834.

First edition of this collection of didactic travel stories meant to teach young people virtuous behavior, with engraved plates by Heath and Cruikshank, beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram-style binding by Charles E. Lauriat featuring a five-color morocco inlaid cover portrait of a soldier. $2500.

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