11 - 13 July 2000
OXFORD BINDING -- Robert BROWNING. The Poetical Works. London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1907. 2 volumes in one, 8° (183 x 128mm). Steel engraved portrait frontispieces in each volume. Blue morocco elaborately tooled to an all-over design with floral and foliated vines, red, green and olive morocco on-lays, spine and turn-ins similarly tooled, gilt edges, signed on front turn-in.
ST. JOHN LUCAS, comp. The Oxford Book of French Verse. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908. 8° (166 x 101mm). Red morocco gilt, sides panelled, pale green morocco on-lays with tear-drop corner compartments containing floral spray with pale green morocco on-lays and pointillé tooling, spine and turn-ins similarly tooled, gilt edges, signed on front turn-in; and one other by the Oxford Bindery in dark blue morocco gilt. Sold as a group of bindings, not subject to return. (3)
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