English Books

H[OARE]., W[illiam]. Amusement of Leisure Hours.. [Privately Printed?] By Christiana Rickaby, Peterborough Court, Fleet Street, [1803]. [1803?]. First Edition.
56pp. Stitched within recent marbled paper wraps. Printed on thick, fine paper, lending further weight to the argument that this was privately printed. Inscribed 'with W. Hoare's best respects and compliments' to head of title.
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£ 450.00
ILIFF, Mrs. Poems, Upon Several Subjects...Embellished with a frontispiece.. Published and sold for the Author, by Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe. 1808. First Edition.
xxvi, [2], 147pp, [1]. With engraved frontispiece. Uncut in original publisher's boards. Worn, with some loss to spine.
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£ 600.00
IRELAND, W.H.. Mutius Scaevola; Or, The Roman Patriot. An Historical Drama. Printed by D.N. Shury...for R. Bent. 1801. First Edition.
viii, 90pp. Later paper wraps, manuscript title label taped to spine. Early ink inscription of J.L. Renwick to blank-fly, slight soiling to title.
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£ 300.00
IRELAND, William Henry. Rhapsodies. London. 1803. First Edition.
[2], 11-200pp. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary half-alf over marbled boards, gilt. Paper title label to upper board. Worn, with cracking to joints. Monogram bookplate of 'F.P.' to FEP. Slight offsetting to title, else a crisp copy.
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£ 200.00
JAMES I. Jacobi Primi Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis, Fidei Defensoris, &c. [Greek title]. Sive regia institutio ad Henricum Principem primogenitum Filium suum, & haeredem proximum. Excudebat Johannes Norton, Serenissimae Regiae Majestati in Latinis, Graecis, & Hebraicis Typographus. 1604. First Latin Edition.
[34], 139pp, [3]. With terminal blank. Finely bound in twentieth-century calf-backed boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Title slightly dusty, else fine. Single Latin note in manuscript to verso of terminal blank.
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£ 750.00
JAMES, William. A Reply to 'A Brief Statement Arising Out of a passage Contained in the Third Volume of James's Naval History of Great Britain, on the Conduct and Character of Lord William Fitz-roy in the Year 1805. Printed for The Author and Sold By J. Bigg. 1824. First Edition.
23pp, [1]. Recent paper boards. Presentation copy, with shaved ink inscription 'Command (?) Thomson, with Mr. James's respectful....' to head of title, presumably from the collection of John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy.
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£ 225.00
JEBB, John. A Continuation of the Narrative of Academical Proceedings, Relative to the Proposal for the Establishment of Annual Examinations in the University of Cambridge.... Printed for Fletcher and Hodson. [1773]. First Edition.
[2], pp33-43, [3]. With the final advertisement leaf. Uncut, in original stitched marbled paper wraps. Some soiling to edges and staining to wrappers.
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£ 75.00
JEFFERY, John. Forms of Prayer for the morning and Evening of Every Day in the Week. Also Exercises of Devotion with Respect to the Lord's Supper [Bound with:] A Plain and Short Discourse Concerning the Nature of the Lord's Supper, and the End of Celebrating it.... Printed for J. Payne and J. Bouquet. 1751. Second Edition; First Edition.
Two volumes in one 84, 49-87, [1], 4. 35, [1]. Uncut in contemporary half vellum over marbled boards, spine lettered in manuscript. The Macclesfield Copy, with the C19th armorial Shirburn Castle 'South Library' bookplate and customary armorial blind-stamps to head of A1-3. Some light dampstaining, else a fine copy.
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£ 300.00
JONES, Edward. The Bardic Museum, or Primitive British Literature; and other admirable rarities. Forming the second volume of the Musical, Poetical, and Historical Relicks of The Welsh Bards and Druids: Drawn from authentic documents of remote antiquity.... Printed by A. Strahan...for the Author. [1802].
xx, 60pp, 61-112pp engraved music. With hand-coloured engraved frontispiece by Rowlandson. [Bound with:] Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: Preserved, by Tradition and Authentic Manuscripts, from very remove antiquity....Part the Second, Containing all the Music of the First Volume. London. Printed for the Author, 1805. Second Edition, 124-185pp engraved music. Recent morocco backed marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt.
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£ 450.00
KENNEY, James. Society, A Poem in Two Parts; With other poems.. Printed by N. Biggs...for T.N. Longman and O. Rees. 1803. First Edition.
viii, 172pp, [4]. With sectional half-title (to the title poem) placed behind terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary tree calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to spine, extremities, short cracks to joints at head and foot of spine. Twentieth-century bookplate of Percival F. Hinton to FEP.
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£ 375.00
LEWIS, M.G.. Alfonso, King of Castile: A Tragedy, In Five Acts. Printed for J. Bell...by Wilks and Taylor. 1801. First edition.
vii, [1], 111pp, [1]. Disbound.
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£ 175.00
LLWYD, Richard. Gayton Wake, or Mary Dod; and Her List of Merits. A Poem in Four Parts. Printed By J. Fletcher and Sold in London By E. Williams. 1804. First Edition.
xxiii, [1], 62pp, [2]. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaves. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, titled in manuscript to spine and head of upper board. Very slightly rubbed, else fine. Presentation copy, inscribed 'From the Author of the Miss Gleggs' at head of title, later ink inscription of E.B. Rollo to FEP.
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£ 350.00
LOGAN, Rev. John. Poems and Runnamede, A Tragedy. Printed for Bell & Bradfute.... 1805. New Edition.
[2], xxiv, 189pp, [3]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent tan half-calf, contrasting lettering-pieces, gilt, over marbled boards.
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£ 100.00
LUTHER, Martin. A Sammelband of 11 Eighteenth-Century Theological Tracts, Nine of Which Involving Martin Luther. 1724.
11 vols bound in one. Contemporary vellum. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Auserlesene Trost-Briefe Des Mannes Bottes Martini Lutheri, Eir Er Un versolgte angefochtene under traurige Personen mit einter recht Evangelischen Feder geschrieben... Jena, 1724. Joh. Friedr. Rittern. [16], 142pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lauteres und Apostolisches Zeugniss Bon Christo fur uns Rach Unleitung der Morte Pauli... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 108pp, [4]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Rothiger Unterricht Bom Glauben und Sufen Wercten Seinter Furstresslichfeit wegen Aus Seinen Schriften Zur gemeinen Erhauung... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 70pp, [2]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des theuren Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Abhandlung von der Leibe und ihrer Borfresslichteif... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [12], 97pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Erflarung Der Sieben Buss Psalmen Wie folche Des Selige Mann im Jahr 1517-1525... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [24], 136pp. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Des Mannes Gottes Martini Lutheri Lehrreicher Bortrag von der Heil Taufe, Darinnen Derselben Wefen, Krafft, Kuken under rechter Gebrauch....Jena und Leipzig, 1723. Johann Friedrich Rittern. [24], 117pp, [3]. RAMBACH, Johann Jacob. Martini Lutheri Ernstliche Bermahnung Zum H. Abendmahl, Samt einem auszuge aus einem sermon bon Burdiger Empfahung... Halle, 1726. Johann Christian Hendeln. [20], 81pp, [3]. D. Martini Lutheri Erhauliche Leichen-Predigt, Welche uber der Leiche des frommen Chur-Fursten Herzog Friederichs zu Sachsen in zween sermonen.... Jena, 1726. Johann Friederich Rittern. [16], 32pp. SIDELIO, Friederich. Des Mannes Gottes D. Martin Luthers Trostliche Ubhandlung Bom Leiden der Christen.... Jena, 1725. Johann Friederich Rittern. [32], 48pp. MOSHEIM, Johann Lorenz. Sivo Predigsten Ben besondern Selegenheiten uber I. B der Konige am III, V.7-9. und Spruch-worter am XXV.v.2-5. gehalten von Johann Lorzenss Mosheim... Helmstadt, 1734. Christian Friedrich Mengand. 160pp. VOLLMANNS, Sabr. Heinr. Heiliges Denfmahl fur die Im Jahr 1744. In der evangelischen Religion Von ihm confirmirte kinder. Hannover, 1744. Johann Adolph Kercten. 56pp.
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£ 650.00
MACNEILL, Hector. The Pastoral, or Lyric Muse of Scotland; In Three Cantos. Printed by George Ramsay and Company, For Archibald Constable and Company. 1808. First Edition.
viii, 68pp. With half title. Uncut in recent marbled paper boards.
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£ 125.00