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RMJ Books

Rare and collectable antiquarian and out of print books for a wide range of interests. Particular interest in the Brontes.

Heath's Book of Beauty with Beautifully Finished Engravings from Drawings by the First Artists,


25.5 cm x 17.5 cm x 2.8 cm, maroon Morocco, five raised bands to spine incorporating gilt design , title and author in upper case gilt, beautiful gilt design and double edge lines in gilt which continue to the turnovers, pale yellow endpapers with a shelf reference to fep in pencil also bookplate Chatsworth The Attic Sale 5 – 7 October 2010 Sotheby’s, thirteen steel engravings as called for (all present) together with tissue guards , binder’s label to corner of rep Bound By Westleys & Clark London , Publiahed by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. [14] 1 – 280 Scuff marks to top of spine and compartments and bottom of spine, minor marking to front and rear boards, front hinge sound, rear hinge some cracking though hinge is holding reasonably firm , some minor foxing mainly to engravings and tissue guards. A very good copy. £ 320