MOORE (THOMAS) Irish Melodies. Illustrated by D. Maclise, [c.1850]; and 4 others (5)
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MOORE (THOMAS) Irish Melodies. Illustrated by D. Maclise, engraved throughout (apart from title, preface and appendix), the illustrated text within decorative borders, additional title, frontispiece and first leaf hand-coloured, green crushed morocco 'Kelliegram' binding (with gilt stamp on rear turn-in), covers with double gilt rule borders and cornerpieces of shamrocks curling around Irish harps, five raised bands with gilt stamped title and gilt shamrocks in compartments, gilt tooled turn-ins, g.e., pubisher's decorative cloth upper cover and spine bound in at end, 4to, Longmans, Green, [c.1850]--ELIOT (GEORGE) Romola, 2 vol., limited to 1,000 copies, with wood-engraved plates on india paper, dark red crushed morocco by Riviere, upper covers with triple gilt rule borders and oak leaf tools at corners enclosing central panel with inlaid green leather corner and centrepieces, gilt panelled spines with raised bands and similar tools and onlays, morocco turn-ins with oak leaves at outer corners, t.e.g., Smith, Elder, 1880--The Book of Common Prayer; The Holy Bible, together 2 vol., red morocco gilt by Hayday, elaborately tooled in gilt with leather inlays, raised spine bands, all edges gilt and painted with religious banner design, housed in single roan box with 2 compartments, 12mo, Oxford University Press, 1840-1841 (5)