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The Life of Man, Symbolised by the: Pigot, Richard

Pigot, Richard

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, London (1866)

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From: Dennis Holzman Antiques (Cohoes, NY, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, London, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Leighton, John (illustrator). Edition Unstated. Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, bar wear to spine ends and corners. Bound by T. Aitken. Brown gilt-stamped leather over boards, 5 raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, (xii), 240 pages, Index of Authors, profusely illustrated in black and white with some color, 13 full page engravings by John Leighton. Each month corresponds to the life span of man with selections from various writers including: Shakespeare, Milton, Tennyson, Burns, etc. Corners, spine ends and edges of spine worn, covers scratched, ffep detached. Illustrator: Leighton, John. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 6 lbs 6 oz. Category: Poetry; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 011456. Bookseller Inventory # 011456

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THE LIFE OF MAN SYMBOLISED BY MONTHS: Pigot, Richard

Pigot, Richard

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer (1866)

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From: Stella & Rose's Books, PBFA (Tintern, MON, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer, 1866. Hardback. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Leighton, John (illustrator). First edition.. 1st 1866. Good condition with no wrapper. Passages selected by Richard Pigot. Large format. Red leather binding, raised bands and gil title to spine, gilt decoration to sides and also gilt tooling to margin of leather on inside boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. xii and 240 pages. Edges rubbed and worn. Boards darkened. Top of spine worn. Front joint broken. Bookplate to verso of free front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots but contents generally clean. Front endpaper starting to detach from bottom edge. Binding otherwise tight. [S]. Bookseller Inventory # 1806272

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, London, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. John Leighton (illustrator). 1st Edition. Magnificent and noted Victorian binding by Leighton and printed by Bradbury, Evans & Co., Printers Extraordinary to the Queen. Very uncommon in the U.S. Bevelled green boards; gilt edges on head and tail; fore edge with gilt overlaid alternately with red ink to index each month. Both covers blocked identically in gold and black with "dog-toothed" pattern in gold with black fillet with repeating stars in relief. Patterns of plant and hatch leaves blocked in gold. Gold medallions at the edges with figure heads blocked in relief showing an infant through old man alternating with shields with leaf and stem decoration. Central mandorla is an oval onlay of red sand-grain cloth outlined with multiple gold fillet borders and features Eve offering Adam the apple blocked in gold; stamped and gilt lettering with signs of the Zodiac also blocked in relief. Stamped designs and gilt lettering as well on the spine. Interior with each page of text with border fillets; illustrated with 48 plates. Text with each month of the year related to the life span of man with poems from Shakespeare, Burns, Milton, Crabbe, Coleridge, Herrick, Ben Jonson, Dryden, Tennyson and others. Wear to covers with corners bumped and exposed. Some tears and fraying to the spine at extremities; Lengthy ink inscription on front endpaper. Some light foxing to first few pages and occasionally throughout; pages thumbed with light age toning. Binding firm but interior hinges becoming weak. Bookseller Inventory # 007176

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Item Description: London, Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer. 1866, 1866. XII, (6, 2 blank), 240 pp. Profusely illustrated. Contemporary green morocco with five raised bands, gilt decorated spine and boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, inner dentelles (bound by Riviere). Rubbed extremeties and joints, quite heavily bumped corners, a few small scratches at lower board. Foxed endpapers and flyleaves, else is content clean except for foxing in text at a few blank pages next to full page illustrations. A good+ copy in fine binding. Bookseller Inventory # 176394

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The Life of Man, Symbolised by the: PIGOT, Richard (Editor)
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Item Description: London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1866. First edition. 4to. xii, (iv), 240 pp. Contemporary green full morocco, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered to one panel and decorated to the others, ornate gilt decoration to the boards. Frontispiece and 12 engravings plus smaller vignettes, decorative borders throughout. Spine and adjacent edges of the boards faded to brown, else very good. Bookseller Inventory # 27549

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THE LIFE OF MAN SYMBOLISED BY MONTHS: Pigot, Richard

Pigot, Richard

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer (1866)

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From: HALCYON BOOKS (LONDON, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Longmans, Green, Reader & Dyer. 1866 1st Edition. Illus. Beautifully bound in decorative blind stamped leather with raised bands and gilt lettering. All edges are gilt. Marbled ep's with gilt decorative band to edge. Wear to leather on spine, corners and edges. Faintish foxing to fep's. Binding firm, text and images bright. DISPATCHED FROM THE UK WITHIN 24 HOURS ( BOOKS ORDERED OVER THE WEEKEND DISPATCHED ON MONDAY) BY ROYAL MAIL. ALL OVERSEAS ORDERS SENT BY AIR MAIL. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000531865

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Pigot, Richard, Ed

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer (1866)

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From: Atlantic Books And Prints (San rafael, CA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. John Leighton (illustrator). 1st Edition. xii, 240pp. Red dimpled morocco & marbled boards & endpapers, a e g. Spine w stamped crosshatch design, raised bands & lettering in gilt. Each month of the year related to the life span of man with poems from Shakespeare, Burns, Milton, Crabbe, Coleridge, Herrick, Ben Jonson, Dryden, Tennyson et al. Elaborately illustrated throughout incl 13 full page engravings by Leighton as well as designs & illus on every page. The interesting thing here is the use of color. This was one of the first books in England to use printed color. Lines & designs in color are used throughout the book and the result is a very lovely, charming & very Victorian production. Internally bright clean, light handling soiling, hardly any foxing. Boards solid, tight, quite bright, spine sharp with light scuffs. Some scuff wear on corners, edges & spine hinges else clean, bright. Overall VG+. Bookseller Inventory # 005958

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John Leighton, Richard Pigot

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, London (1866)

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From: Andre Strong Bookseller (Blue Hill, ME, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, London, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good +. First edition. 9 x 11 1/2 in. Full brown morocco with blindstamped decorations, gilt titles, five raised bands. Inner gilt dentelle, edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Condition is VERY GOOD+ ; leather has no cracks at the joints, just wear at the edges. Binding tight and text spotless. Art. Rare. RGR. Bookseller Inventory # 28590

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CALENDAR -- ALLEGORY]. PIGOT, Richard (Ed.).

Published by Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, Paternoster Row,, London: (1866)

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From: Zephyr Used & Rare Books (Vancouver, WA, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, Paternoster Row,, London:, 1866. Thick 4to. xii, [2], 239, [1] pp. Woodcut-engraved & illustrated title in red & black, illust. half-title in red & black, red & black frontisp., many leaves printed in blue, red, yellow, or green, woodcut-engraved plates, historiated initials, head- and tail-pieces, woodcut borders. Contemporary full red morocco with gilt ornamented designs on front & back cover, gilt decorated spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. (very minor rubbing at hinges, minor rubbing to corners, very slight tidemark to fore-edge of first couple leaves), still a NF copy, bound by Riviere, w/ their stamp on lower fore-edge of inner ruled dentelle on front pastedown. First edition of this lavish Victorian work celebrating the life span of man in the 12 months of a calendar year, beginning with the infant in January, the schoolboy in February, the apprentice in March, as well as the soldier in June, the philosopher and statesmen in September, and more. Pigot has drawn upon the verse of Bacon, Cicero, Carlyle, Caxton, Chaucer, Dickens, Dryden, Emerson, Goethe, Martial, Shakespeare, Sallust, and Virgil. Bookseller Inventory # 52348

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Richard Pigot

Published by Longmans , Green , Reader and Dyer, London (1866)

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From: J J Basset Books (Peter Tavy, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Longmans , Green , Reader and Dyer, London, 1866. Green,Gilt Embossed Cloth. Book Condition: Good (BELOW AVERAGE). No Jacket. John Leighton (illustrator). First Edition. Gilt edges pages. Wear and minor damage to spine. POSTED AT OUR STANDARD RATES FULLY INSURED (UK) ONLY . Please email for further details. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12". Not Inscribed or Signed. HARDBACK. Bookseller Inventory # 012717

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THE LIFE OF MAN. SYMBOLISED BY THE: Pigot, Richard (ed.),

Pigot, Richard (ed.), and John Leighton (illus.)

Published by London: Longmans Green Reader & Dyer (1866)

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Item Description: London: Longmans Green Reader & Dyer, 1866. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition, 27.5 x 22cm [large 4to], in publisher's green sand-grain cloth w/elaborate gilt red & black decorations & title to covers, gilt & black decorations & title to spine (all designed by Leighton w/his gilt initials), bevelled edges, a.e.g. w/fore-edge "stepped" in red & gilt, red ep.s w/binder's ticket (Edmonds & Remnants; Ball 31A2) to rear pastedown, 240 [xvi] pp. w/tissue-guarded frontis & numerous full page & in-text wood engravings by E. & G. Dalziel, Swain, Cooper etc., all after Leighton, some printed in red & black & several w/their original tissue-guards. Printed by Bradbury Evans & Co., London. The epitome of Victorian book design, produced by a master & engraved by all of the top men. Binding Good (extremities bumped & worn, rear ep. creased, & hinges split); contents Near-Fine (tissue-guards sl. spotted). McLean VPBB 90 (illus. colour), Ball passim, de Beaumont 160. Heavy item--shipping surcharge required. Bookseller Inventory # 1284

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