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    Lot of Eleven Books on the History and Culture of England, From the library of Glenn Ford. including: George Godfrey Cunningham [editor]. Lives of Eminent and Illustrious Englishmen, From Alfred the Great to the Latest Times. Glasgow: A. Fullerton & Co., 1837. Complete in eight octavo volumes. Several engraved portraits throughout. Index. Half bound in calf over marbled boards. Gilt-stamped morocco labels and decorations to spines. Endpapers and edges marbled. Leather worn and scarred; boards rubbed. Foxing to pages adjacent to plates. Each volume has the bookplate of Ulysses S. Grant, noting that this set was part of a large gift of fine books from the Citizens of Boston to the general in appreciation for his service to the country. Overall, very good condition. [and:] William Cooke Taylor [editor]. Romantic Biography of the Age of Elizabeth; or, Sketches of Life From the Bye-Ways of History, by the Benedictine Brethren of Glendalough. London: Richard Bentley: 1842. Complete in two octavo volumes. Frontispieces. Bound in full calf. Gilt-stamped labels and decorations to spines. Gilt borders and turn-ins. Endpapers and edges marbled. Leather chipped, worn and scarred. Gilt to spine dulled. Pages, though, are remarkably bright. Overall, good condition. [and:] W. D. Parish. A Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialism in Use in the County of Sussex. Lewes: Farncombe & Co., 1875. Second edition. Octavo. Interleaved with blank pages for notes (there are a couple of inked notes by a previous owner).Half bound calf and marbled boards. Endpapers and edges marbled. Extremities rubbed. Bookplate to front pastedown. Overall, very good. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.

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