"LLEWELLYN, Griffith". The Fantoccini: Or, The Great Public Puppet-Show. As exhibited by Signior Tintaraboloso. Described in a poetical epistle, from Griffith Llewellyn, to his cousin Rice ap Shinkins. With illustrative notes, historical and critical, By the Curate of Aberistwith. Printed by R. Edwards...for Maxwell and Wilson. 1809. First Edition.
ix, [3], [9]-91pp, [1]. Stitched in recent blue paper wrappers. Some soiling to title, dampstaining at end. Neat ink inscription 'Renier' in biro to verso of title.
Price
£ 125.00
'A.E.' [i.e. RUSSELL, George William]. Homeward songs by the way. Chiswick Press, Charles Whittingham & Co.. 1894. First edition.
x, [4], 51pp. Contemporary green cloth, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Armorial bookplate of Agnes Jekyll to FEP.
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£ 250.00
A LADY [i.e. GLASSE, Hannah]. The infant's friend, or easy reading lessons for young children. John Harris. 1824.
36pp. With 14 hand-coloured woodcut illustrations in the text. Stitched within original publisher's tan printed paper wraps, backed in later brown cloth. Dust-soiled, cloth back-strip rubbed and working loose, some creasing. Several leaves detached from text-block, sporadic spots of light foxing, occasional creasing.
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£ 375.00
A LADY [WILKINSON, Rebecca]. Little rhymes for little folks. John Harris. [1825]. Second edition.
17pp, [1]. Printed on one side of leaf only. With 16 hand-coloured woodcut illustrations and a terminal advertisement leaf. Over-sewn in original publisher's printed paper wraps. Rubbed and creased, some surface loss to upper wrap, touching title text, spots of soiling, ink staining to lower wrap. A trifle dust-soiled throughout, spots of light soiling to text of p.6 and p.7, mild ink stain to p.13, just touching illustration border, sporadic foxing.
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£ 350.00
A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT. A review of the late motion for an address to His Majesty against a certain great minister, And the reasons for it; With some Remarks upon the Minister’s Speech, in Defence of Himself. To which is Added A short Address to the Electors of Great Britain, at this critical Conjuncture. By a Member of Parliament. Printed for W. Ward. 1741. First edition.
56pp. Recent marbled paper wrappers. Very minor wear to extremities. Title a trifle dust-soiled, else internally clean and crisp.
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£ 75.00
ABBOT, Charles. Verses Sacred to the Memory of the Most Noble Francis Duke of Bedford, Who Died March the 2d. 1802. By Charles Abbot, M.A. F.L.S. Vicar of Oakley Raynes, Bedfordshire, and late Fellow of New College, Oxford. Printed and Sold by W. Smith. May be had of Messrs. Crosby & Co.. 1802. First Edition.
[4], 9pp, [1]. Stitched in recent paper wrappers. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author' to head of title.
Price
£ 400.00
ACKERMANN, Rudolph. The history of Rugby School. Dedicated, by permission, to the nobleman and gentlemen trustees of that institution. Printed for and published by R. Ackermann. 1816.
[2], 34pp. With five hand-coloured engraved plates and terminal directions to binder slip. Uncut, in original publisher's boards, with printed lettering-piece to upper board. Rubbed and a little marked to extremities, spine, some cracking to joints but with both boards firmly attached. Preserved in recent buckram cloth, gilt. Inscription of 'E. Gatacre' to FEP
Price
£ 650.00
ADAMS, W. H. Davenport. Battle stories from British and European history. Swan Sonnenschein and Co.. c.1900. Seventh edition.
x, [3], 14-464pp. With half-title, and illustrated frontispiece and numerous illustrated plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped pictorial red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, A.E.G. Slight loss and splitting to head and foot of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP alongside pencil ownership inscription of 'Raglan', lightly foxed.
Price
£ 50.00
AIKIN, John. The calendar of nature. Designed for the instruction and entertainment of young persons. Printed for Baldwin and Cradock. 1835. New edition, corrected and much improved.
[2], x, 91pp, [5]. With half-title and two terminal advertisement leaves, vignette engraving to title and head of each month within text. A handsome copy in original roan-backed marbled paper boards, gilt. Boards a little faded, slightest of rubbing. Bookseller's label of 'H. Fraser, Greenock' to FEP, gift inscription to head of half-title.
Price
£ 150.00
AIKIN, J[ohn]. Letters from a father to his son, on various topics, relative to literature and the conduct of life. Written in the years 1792 and 1793. Printed for J. Johnson. 1796. Third edition.
xii, 348pp. [Bound uniformly with:] AIKIN, J[ohn]. Letters from a father to his son...Written in the years 1792 and 1793. London. Printed for J. Johnson, 1800. viii, 341pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. 8vo. Two volumes. Attractively bound in contemporary marbled calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt. Lightly rubbed, slight splitting to joints, spines a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of Sir John Gladstone, with 'Fasque' bookplate to both FEPs.
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£ 150.00
AITON, William. A History of the rencounter at Drumclog, and Battle at Bothwell Bridge, in the month of June, 1679, With an account of what is correct, and what is fictitious in the "Tales of my Landlord," respecting these engagements, and reflections on political subjects. Printed by W. M. Borthwick and Co.. 1821. First edition.
[2], 131pp, [2]. With half-title and an engraved folding frontispiece depicting the field of battle. Disbound, leaves uncut. Ink stain to edge of quires, creasing to leaves throughout, short tear to gutter margin of final leaf repaired with clear tape, occasional spots of foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
AKENSIDE, Mark. The poems of Mark Akenside, M.D.. Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols. 1772. First edition.
xii, 402pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Armorial bookplate of E. H. Greenly to FEP.
Price
£ 150.00
ALISON, Archibald. Essays on the nature and principles of taste. Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne, J. Moore &c.. 1790. First Irish edtion.
viii, [3], 384pp. Recent calf-backed marbled boards with earlier contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Very slight soiling to title, marginal browning throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
ALISON, Archibald. The life of John Duke of Marlborough with some account of his contemporaries and of the war of the succession. William Blackwood and Sons. 1852. First edition.
In two volumes.xx, 450, 24; xiv, 476pp. With publisher's catalogue to rear of volume I, and an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's brown cloth, gilt. Light rubbing, spines sunned, corners bumped. Sporadic foxing, occasional slight loss to margins, short marginal tears to P5 and P6 of volume I - just touching text but with no loss of sense. Bookplate of Lord Raglan and recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP of each volume. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'From the author'.
Price
£ 250.00
ALLBUT, J.. Elements of useful knowledge. Printed for the Author by T. Allbut, 1803-1805.
Four parts of ten only, numbered VI, VII, IX, and X respectively. Part VI, from the fourth edition, dated 1803. The three remaining parts are dated 1805, being the seventh edition. With an engraved frontispiece to each part. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Extremities rubbed, creased, and a trifle marked, with some slight chipping. Offsetting from plates, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 200.00