Birmingham: Legal Classics Library, 1983. 4 volumes. 4to, handsomely bound in publisher's full tan leather, gilt spines, a.e.g. (Birmingham): Privately Printed by the Legal Classics Library, (1983). A fine set. Facsimile of the Oxford, 1765 edition. Blackstone "treats first of the rights commanded or recognised by the law, and secondly of the wrongs which it prohibits; rights again he divides...into rights of persons and rights of things (or property), and wrongs into private wrongs, or civil injuries, and public wrongs.....
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London: Navarre Society. 2 volumes. Translated by J.M. Rigg and illustrated with 15 photogravures with original drawings by Louis Chalon. Rubricated titles, thick 8vo, bound in full green straight grained morocco, brown leather spine labels, (one label lightly discolored), ornately gilt spines and covers, a.e.g. London: Navarre Society, n.d. ca. 1920.
Westminster: Folio Society, 2007. Translated by Richard Aldington and illustrated with aquatints by Buckland-Wright. 710pp. Thick tall 8vo, handsomely bound in publisher's full red leather with gilt and black-stamped pictorial designs, t.e.g. Westminster: Folio Society, (2007). Limited edition -- one of 1750 numbered copies. A fine copy, preserved in a green cloth clamshell case along with a slim pamphlet "The Happy Art of Narration: Readings of Boccaccio and the Decameron"
Oxford: Tho. Bowman, 1671. Illustrated with 3 in-text engravings, one full-page, (two showing cloud formations and one of a steam vessel experiment). Small 8vo, , 302 pages, bound in contemporary calf (well-rubbed with damage to spine and label chipped; two contemporary signatures, otherwise quite clean). Oxford: Printed by W. Hall for Tho. Bowman, 1671. A very good unsophisticated copy of this rather scarce work. Generally accepted as the first systematic attempt to explain weather phenomena in which Bohun received some.....
London: John Murray, 1841. 14 volumes. Frontispiece portraits. 12mo, handsomely bound by Zaehnsdorf in 3/4 dark blue morocco; gilt-tooled spines with red floral designs and raised bands; lightly shelf-worn. London: John Murray, 1841-1874. First editions. A near fine set. The collection comprises: The Zincali (2 volumes, 1841), The Bible in Spain (3 volumes, 1843), Lavengro (3 volumes, 1851), The Romany Rye (2 volumes, 1857). Wild Wales (3 volumes, 1862), and Romano Lavo-Lil (1874).
London: Constable & Co., 1923. Edited by Clement Shorter. 16 volumes, 3/4 crimson morocco by Stikeman & Co. (occasional repairs to several joints; previous owner's bookplate inside front cover), gilt-stamped spines with raised bands. London: Constable & Co., 1923-24. A beautiful set. Very good. Norwich edition. Limited to 775 numbered sets initialed by the publisher.
London: Printed for the Proprietors, 1819. 4 volumes. Extra illustrated with many portraits, views and facsimiles, some folding, done in mezzotints, copper engravings and some in sepia. Small 8vo, 3/4 burgundy morocco, ornately gilt spines, top edges gilt (cover on one volume faded). London: Printed for the Proprietors, 1819. Near Fine.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887. Edited by George Birbeck Hill. 11 volumes (including the index), extended from 6. Extra-illustrated edition with hundreds of portraits and views, including numerous scarce 18th-century copperplates, all inlaid to size. 8vo, beautifully bound in full brown crushed morocco; ornate gilt-tooled decorative floral devices on covers and spines; raised bands, thick gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887. Fine. A superb set and a magnificent example of the art of extra-illustrated books.....
New York: Harper, 1889. Edited by George Birkbeck Hill. Frontispiece portrait, folding facsimiles and black and white illustrations throughout, 6 volumes. Tall thick 8vos, handsomely bound in publisher's 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards with gilt-decorated spines; top edge gilt, marbled end-papers. New York: Harper, 1889. First American Edition. Limited edition -- one of 300 copies -- this set not numbered.
New York: Harper, 1891. Edited by George Birkbeck Hill. Frontispiece portrait, folding facsimiles and black and white illustrations throughout, 6 volumes. Tall thick 8vos, handsomely bound in 3/4 green morocco (evenly faded to brown) with marbled boards, gilt-decorated spines; top edge gilt, marbled end-papers. New York: Harper, 1891. First American Edition. Very good (+).
London: Richard Tottell, 1569. [xxxii], 444 [i.e. 442] leaves. Some engraved decorative initials throughout the text; pages quite clean. Thick 4to, contemporary brown calf with decorative crest on covers, neatly re-cased and re-cornered in similar leather. London: Richardum Totellum, 1569. First edition. "The first printed edition of the entire work was published by Richard Tottell in 1569, with a preface by one T.N. (whose identity has never been determined), in which credit is taken for a careful recension of the.....
London: Seeley, Service, 1929. Illustrated with over 90 photographic plates. 288pp. Tall thick 8vo, full red morocco, untrimmed edges, partially unopened pages (a bit edgeworn; front joint dry and starting). London: Seeley, Service, 1929. A very good copy, internally fine. The Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes. One of only 360 numbered copies signed by the author. The colored frontispiece is signed by the artist, Lionel Edwards.