Item #34090 Complete Works of John Doran . [17 Titles in 28 Volumes]. John DORAN.

Complete Works of John Doran . [17 Titles in 28 Volumes].

Boston. Francis A. Niccolls & Co. c.[1911]. Hardcover. 8vo, 21.5cm, in 28 volumes, limited edition of 26 lettered copies (this being G),decorated title-pages, around 130 plate illustrations including colour frontispieces, tissue guards, in half blue black polished calf, gilt decorated raised bands, attractive gilt floral decorations in the panels,gilt titles, dark blue cross webbed cloth boards, t.e.g., a fine set The"Magnifique Edition" of the works John Doran (1807-1878), an English editor and miscellaneous writer of Irish parentage, wrote a number of works dealing with the lighter phases of manners, antiquities, and social history, often bearing punning titles. Works include : 1. Table Traits.2. Habits of Men. 3. The Queens of the House of Hanover. 4. Knights and Their Days. 5. Monarchs Retired from Business. 6. The History of Court Fools. 7. Bentley Ballads. 8. The Prince of Wales. 9. Their Majesties'Servants. 10. Memories of Queen Adelaide. 11. The Lady of the Last Century. 12. London in Jacobite Times. 13. Memories of Our Great Town.14. Queen Adelaide. 15. Saints and Sinners. 16. "Mann" and Manners. 17.New Pictures and Old Panels. An impressive set in fine bindings. Fine. Item #34090

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