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Bindings and library sets of rare books from Peter Harrington. From children's books to ancient literature, you'll find first editions, fine bindings and autographed sets across hundreds of authors.


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  1. 131574detail
    An attractive set with an interestingly complex continental history, printed by the Swiss piratical publisher J. J. Tourneisen, bound in Italy, and thereafter in the "British Library" in Malaga, with their stamps to endpapers. Tourneisen, free from the restraints of British copyright law, printed numerous British authors... Learn More
    £850

    Stock Code: 131574

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  2. 35302
    First editions of the last three volumes. The bibliography of editions of Pope's Works produced during the last few years of his life is complex, as were Pope's dealings with publishers and the various small amendments made as the volumes went through the press. Dodsley and Cooper were the main publishers who handled this... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 35302

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  3. 126010
    A highly attractive set of Alexander Pope's writings. Before his death Pope began the task of bringing together and editing his collected works, with his friend William Warburton finishing the project and seeing it through the press in 1751. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 126010

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