JESSE, J. Heneage (1815-1874). Memoirs of Celebrated Etonians, London: Richard Bentley, 1875. 2 volumes, 8° (210 x 130mm). Half title in volume one, engraved plates, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with c.70 views and portraits, some hand-coloured, many mounted and inlaid to size. Brown morocco gilt by Bayntun (Rivière), spines gilt in compartments, covers and spines with a gilt-ruled geometric border, gilt edges.
J. Heneage JESSE (1815-1874). George Selwyn and his contemporaries. London: 1843-44. 4 volumes, 8° (215 x 125mm). Hand-coloured engraved portraits, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with c.100 views and portraits, a few mounted and inlaid to size. Tan crushed morocco, gilt by Bayntun. Covers with gilt and black-stained geometrical panels, spine in six compartments similarly styled, gilt edges.
Rowland & George Birkbeck HILL. The Life of Rowland Hill ... and the History of Penny Postage, London: Thos. de la Rue Co, 1880. 2 volumes in 3, 8° (220 x 135mm). Engraved plates, EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with c.120 engraved views and portraits, and including a 2-page autograph letter by Macaulay. Later red morocco gilt by ?Larkin, spines gilt in compartments, top edge gilt; together with 4 other EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED works in 13 volumes including William C. Townsend The Lives of Twelve Eminent Judges (London, 1846, 2 vols.) and Diary ... of Henry Crabb Robinson (London, 1869, 6 vols), Hugh Walpole's copy. (22)