LYTTON, Edward Bulwer, 1st Baron (1803-73). [Works], Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1892-1905. 32 volumes, 8° (215 x 145mm). Hand-coloured frontispieces, titles printed in red and black, plates. Contemporary green half calf, spines gilt, top edges gilt (spines a little faded, extremities lightly rubbed). "Knebworth Edition." NUMBER 265 OF 1,000 COPIES.
MARRYAT, Frederick (1792-1848). The Novels, edited by R. Brimley Johnson, 1896. 22 volumes, 8° (189 x 130mm). Half titles, etched frontispieces and plates. Contemporary deep burgundy morocco gilt, spines gilt in compartments with repeated anchor motifs, top edges gilt, others uncut (extremities lightly rubbed, some wear to head of spine of vol. 1).
BRANTOME, Pierre de Bourdeille (1535-1614). Oeuvres ... Nouvelle Edition, The Hague: "Aux Dépens du Libraire", 1740. 15 volumes, 12° (131 x 72mm). Engraved frontispieces, titles printed in red and black. Contemporary olive morocco gilt, spines gilt in compartments, brown morocco lettering-pieces, gilt edges (upper joints of vol. 13 have been repaired with adhesive tape). Provenance: presentation inscription dated 1879 on front free endpaper.