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MOORE, Thomas. The Life of Lord Byron.
London : 1844Moore's biography was first published in 1830 as Letters and Journals of Lord Byron, a title "distracting attention from the skill with which Moore constructed his portrait" (ODNB). "Byron had given his manuscript memoirs to Moore in the expectation that his friend might profit from them should he survive him. Moore later sold the manuscript to Murray... Learn More£225.00
Stock Code: 113992
MORRIS, William. Some Hints on Pattern-Designing.
London : 1899First edition, this copy in an attractive "Glasgow Style" art nouveau binding believed to be by Mary E. Sim, the rear turn-in stamped "M.S. 1905". The "Glasgow Style" was influenced by the arts and crafts movement and many of the tenets set out by Morris in this work. The movement emphasized aspects such as functionalism and simplicity, highlighting... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 139750
MALCOLM, Sir John. The Life of Robert, Lord Clive:
London : 1836First edition of this important biography, the official life of Clive of India by Sir John Malcolm, another great Indian administrator, a work that has "never been adequately acknowledged as a landmark in the intellectual history of British India"; this copy presented in a lovely binding by one of the finest London binders of the period, Charles Hering... Learn More£1,650.00
Stock Code: 141273
MATURIN, Charles Robert. Melmoth the Wanderer.
London : 1892A very attractive set of this classic Gothic novel about a man who sells his soul to the Devil, by the novelist and Protestant clergyman Charles Maturin. Although Maturin's vocation initially seems somewhat incongruous with the Gothic genre, his novel also offers a social commentary on England in the early 19th century, and a heavy critique of Catholicism.... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 95670