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    Three Nineteenth-Century Sets

    Three Nineteenth Century Sets, including: Charles Mackay. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. London: Office of the National Illustrated Library, 1852. Second edition. Two octavo volumes. viii, 303; viii, 324 pages. Many illustrations. Index. Blind decorated cloth over boards. Gilt designs and lettering to spine. Hinges weak. Binding slightly cocked. Very good. [and:] Thomas Paine. Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution. [with:] Rights of Man, Part the Second; Combining Principle and Practice. London: W.T. Sherwin, 1817. Two octavo volumes. vii, 98; xi, 118, iv. Later full calf over boards. Laminated inset images of Paine mounted on front boards. Raised bands. Morocco title labels to spines with gilt lettering. With cloth and leather slipcase. Near fine. [and:] Plato. The Dialogues of Plato, Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions by B. Jowett. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1892. Five octavo volumes. xxxvii, 594; 576; ccxxxi, 543; 645; ccxxxvii, 541 pages. Third edition of the Jowett translation. Full contemporary calf over boards. Gilt fillets. Raised bands. Elaborate gilt work and gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Attractive prize binding with the seal of the Westminster School in gilt to front boards. Prize bookplate mounted to all front pastedowns, dated 1899. Some minor rubbing to the extremities. Sunning to spines. Near fine.

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