English Books

GRAHAME, James. British Georgics. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. For John Ballantyne and Co.. 1809. First Edition.
[4], viii, 342pp [i.e. 346pp]. With half-title. Uncut in contemporary marbled boards. Recently rebacked in plain paper, later lettering-piece, new endpapers.
Price
£ 125.00
GRAILE, John. Sacra privata In duas Partes distributa: quaram una Tractatum continet de Religiosa Solitudine, Privatis Precibus aliisque Officiis piis, cum Doctrinae Studio conjungendis. Altera Varias id genus Preces, Literatorum (in primis Juniorum) Pietati augendae destinatas. Typis J.L. Impensis autem Gualteri Kettilby. 1699. First edition.
[16], 141, [7], 183pp, [3]. Without terminal blank leaf. Contemporary panelled sheep. Rebacked in later calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with loss to extremities. Some loss and perforation to FFEP, small paper flaws to E3 and G4 with slight loss of text. Ink inscriptions of Hugo Pigot to FEP (dated 1710) and title, with latin motto inscribed to FFEP.
Price
£ 200.00
GRANT, Charles. A Poem on the Restoration of Learning in the East; Which Obtained Mr. Buchanan's Prize.. Printed by R. Watts, at the University Press; and sold by Deighton.... 1805. First Edition.
[6], 29pp, [1]. With half-title. Disbound, with several blank leaves at end. Some damp-staining to final five leaves.
Price
£ 75.00
GURNEY, Hudson. Cupid and Psyche: A Mythological Tale, from the Golden Ass of Apuleius. Printed for J. Wright....by W. Bulmer and Co.. 1801. Third Edition.
59pp, [1]. With half title, stipple-engraved frontispiece and one further plate. Uncut in recent paper boards, paper lettering-piece to spine. A little staining to head, including title and both plates, at start.
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£ 75.00
HACKETT, Mr.. Poems, Elegiac and Miscellaneous.. Printed for J. Carpenter. 1804. First Edition.
xvi, 184pp. Finely bound in contemporary red morocco, gilt. A.E.G. Slightly rubbed to spine and extremities, some staining to leather. Bookplate of Ernest Hamilton Sharp to FEP. Presentation copy, inscribed 'Philip Palmer Esq. fro his friend, the Author' to head of title.
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£ 200.00
HAMILTON, Sir William. Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform. Chiefly from the Edinburgh Review; Corrected, Vindicated, Enlarged, In Notes and Appendices. Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans. 1853. Second edition, enlarged.
xii, 852pp. With errata leaf preceding p.1. Original publisher's blindstamped cloth, by Edmonds and Remnants, with their label to REP. Inscribed 'With the Author's Compliments' to half-title, with 'Copy of the 1st Edition received April 22, 1852' added in another hand. Lightly rubbed, bumping to corners. Hinges starting. Damp-staining to edge of text-block and occasionally to text, which consequently also suffers from slight rippling.
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£ 200.00
HAWKINS, Ernest. Annals of the Diocese of Fredericton. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. 1847. First Edition.
viii, 3-74pp. With frontispiece engraving and folding map of the Diocese of Fredericton. Original publisher's mauve cloth, blindstamped, titled in gilt to upper board. Spine faded, extremities a trifle marked and rubbed.
Price
£ 95.00
HAYLEY, William. The Triumph of Music; A Poem: In Six Cantos. Printed by and for J. Seagrave; And sold by T. Payne.... 1804. First Edition.
[6], 148pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Uncut in original blue paper boards, rebacked. Rubbed, some marking/scuffing. Closed tear to O3, without loss. Three ink inscriptions to FFEP, the first by Gabriel Sutton, recording that it was 'Bought at Mr Liptrot's sale at Broughton', presumably Rev. Liptrot, Vicar of Broughton, mentioned in several late eighteenth-century theological subscribers' lists
Price
£ 175.00
HEATH, George Y.. Address in Surgery, Delivered at the Thirty-Eight Annual Meeting of the British Medical Association, Held in Newcastle, August 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th. 1870.. T. Richards, [Reprinted from the British Medical Journal]. [1870]. Offprint.
[2], 18pp. With the colour plate illustrating the results of surgery on three different afflictions of the leg; an amputation through the knee joint, a mal-united fracture and a club foot. Sewn within original publisher's pale-blue paper wraps. Slight creasing, else a fine presentation copy from the author. Inscribed 'H. Lonsdale M.D. With authors Compt.' to head of title, with a short annotation in the same hand relating to the success of lithotomy at Newcastle Infirmary, where the author practised as Surgeon. The original condition of this volume is all the more remarkable given that it was posted, with a half-penny red affixed to verso, postmarked 1870 and addressed to Lonsdale.
Price
£ 200.00
HEBER, Reginald. Palestine. A Poem recited in the theatre in Oxford, MDCCCIII. To which is added The Passage of the Red Sea, a Fragment. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme; and John Hatchard. 1809. Second Edition.
[4], 32, 8, [2]. With half-title. Finely bound in contemporary diced Russia, spine richly gilt in elaborate patterns with at least 8 different tools, foliate borders to boards, titled to centre of each board within lozenges. A fine copy, with only the slightest cracking to upper joint at foot of spine. Ink inscription of Harriet Thager to verso of FFEP.
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£ 400.00
HEBER, Reginald, M.A.. Europe: Lines on the Present War. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1809. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, 32pp. Disbound in later marbled paper folding wrappers, manuscript lettering piece to spine and title label to upper wrap. From the Nowell Smith collection, with book labels of Judith Adams and Simon to verso of upper wrap.
Price
£ 75.00
HERBERT, Hon. Capt. Charles. Translations, Imitations, and other Poems.. Printed for T. Reynolds and Sons...by J. Gold. 1808. First Edition.
viii, 149pp, [3]. With half-title and terminal errata leaf. Contemporary diced calf. Rubbed to extremities, slight cracking to joints. Marbled endpapers
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£ 200.00
HODGSON, John. Poems, Written at Lanchester. Printed for the Author, and Sold by Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1807. First Edition.
[4], iv, 133pp, [1]. Small woodcut vignettes to text. Recent tan calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Ink inscription of Mr. Disney to head of title, which along with G1 also bears faint library stamp of Mercantile Library, Philadelphia.
Price
£ 175.00
HOGG, James. The Ettrick Shepherd. The Mountain Bard; Consisting of Ballads and Songs, Founded on Facts and Legendary Tales. Printed by J. Ballantyne and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
xxxi, [1], 202pp. Contemporary half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, neatly rebacked, with much of the original spine laid down.
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£ 100.00
HOLLOWAY, William. The Peasants Fate: A Rural Poem. With Miscellaneous Poems. Printed for Vernor and Hood...By James Swan and Co.. 1802. First Edition.
[iii]-x, [2], 128pp. With engraved frontispiece and three further engraved plates. Contemporary mottled calf, neatly rebacked. Slightly rubbed to extremities. Contemporary bookplate and ink inscriptions of Catherine Curling, to FEP and head of title, further two bookplates to FEP and ink inscription of 'Weymouth, 9 Sep, 1802' to head of blank-fly.
Price
£ 100.00