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[GRUBB, Sarah]. Some Account of the Life and Religious Labours of Sarah Grubb with an Appendix Containing an Account of Ackworth School, Observations on Christian Discipline, and Extracts from Many of Her Letters. Printed for R. Jackson. 1792. First Edition.
iv, [2], 435pp, [1]. Contemporary tan sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Lightly rubbed, cracking to joints, loss to head of spine. Headband split. Nineteenth-century auction lot number pasted to spine. Inscriptions of several members of the Fryer family to endpapers, earlier bookplate removed. Printing flaw to Q2.
Price
£ 100.00
[GUICHARD, Eleonore]. Memoires De Cecile, Ecrits par elle-meme, Revues par Monsieur De La Place. Tome premier [-second]. Et Se Vend a Francfort En Foire, Chez J. F. Bassompierre & J. Vanden Berghen. 1756.
Two volumes bound as one. xii, 236. 289pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait plate of the eponymous Cecile. Contemporary pink-melange backed marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed to extremities. Loss to FEP and occasionally to margins. Small paper flaw to Q4, affecting text but without any loss, stain to C1-2 slightly obscuring text.
Price
£ 150.00
[HALL, Peter]. Tekmeria metrika. Symptoms of rhyme, original and translated. Printed by Thomas Davison. 1824. First edition.
[4], 69pp, [1]. First two words of title transliterated from the Greek. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled brown morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed, some surface loss to boards, a trifle marked and sunned. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of blank flyleaf; 'W. G. Meredith Esqre. / with the author's best regards'.
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£ 250.00
[HALLYWELL, Henry]. A private letter of Satisfaction to a friend concerning 1. The sleep of the soul. 2. The state of the soul after death, till the resurrection. 3. The reason of the seldom appearing of separate spirits. 4. Prayer for departed souls whether lawful or no.. [s.n.]. 1667. First edition.
[2], 84pp. Without terminal blank leaf. [Bound after:] SANDERSON, Robert. Five cases of Conscience: Occasionally Determined by A late Learned Hand. London. Printed by E. C. for Henry Brome, 1666. [8], 128pp. With an additional engraved title-page. 8vo. Contemporary calf, gilt, paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript. Heavily worn, joints split, upper board held by cords only. Front pastedown sprung, ink-spot to title of second bound work, very occasional slight shaving to pagination numerals, sporadic spotting. From the recently dispersed library of Hugh Selbourne, with his occasional neat ink-stamps.
Price
£ 450.00
[HARCOURT, Paule de Saint-Aulaire, marquise d']. The duchess of orleans. (helen of mecklenburg-schwerin.) A memoir. W. Jeffs. 1859. First edition in English.
xlii, 192pp, [1], vi. With half-title, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's light blue blind-stamped buckram. Extremities soiled, a trifle rubbed. Contemporary ink ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 50.00
[HARDINGE, George]. The Editor, The Booksellers, and The Critic, An Eclogue. From No. XII of a Collection of Papers, Literary and Political, Entitled Chalmeriana.. [s.n.]. 1800.
27pp, [1]. Later paper wrappers, typed title label to upper wrap. Presentation copy, inscribed 'For J. Annesley Esq From the author' to head of title.
Price
£ 250.00
[HARDINGE, George]. The Filial Tribute. Printed By William Bulmer and Co.. 1807. First Edition.
[2], ii, 47pp, [1]. Uncut in original publisher's paper boards. Rubbed, with some loss to spine, extremities. Contemporary ink inscription of J.R. Flowers to FFEP, ink-stamp of the same to head of title.
Price
£ 300.00
[HARPER, William]. Treatise of infallibility, shewing That the Church of Rome's Claim to that high Privilege is without Foundation in Scripture, Antiquity, or Reason. In answer to A Paper on that Subject sent by a Popish Missionary. With some Animadversions on a Book, entituled, The Shortest Way to end Disputes about Religion, and upon that Author's Way of reasoning. Printed for W. Gordon. 1752. First edition.
[2], xviii, 300pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed with surface loss to boards, loss to head of spine, corners bumped. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[HARRINGTON, Edward]. A schizzo on the genius of man: in which, among various subjects, the merits of Mr.Thomas Barker, the celebrated young painter of Bath, is particularly considered, and his pictures reviewed... Printed br R. Cruttwell. 1793. First edition.
[3], vi-xlviii, [2], 390pp, [2]. Without half-title. With terminal errata leaf and two engraved plates, one of which folding. largely uncut in original publisher's green morocco backed marbled boards. Rubbed, loss to spine. Bookplate to FEP of A. M. Broadley, 1902, internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 375.00
[HARRINGTON, James]. A vindication of Mr. James Colmar Bachelor of Physick and Fellow of Exeter College in Oxford. From the calumnies of three late pamphlets, 1. A paper publish'd by Dr. Bury, 1689. 2. The account examin'd. 3. The case of Exeter College related and vindicated. To which are annex'd the authentick copies of the affidavits relating to that affair. Printed by Tho. Bennet. 1691. First edition.
[8], 43pp, [1]. With an initial advertisement leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, recent rebacked to style. A trifle rubbed. Foxed throughout.
Price
£ 200.00
[HARRIS, John]. Sir Harry Herald's graphical representation of the dignitaries of england; shewing the Costume of different Ranks, from the king to a commoner; with the regalia used at the coronation. Printed for J. Harris and Son. 1820. First edition.
18 leaves illustrated with 17 hand-coloured woodcut engravings. Original publisher's brown printed paper wraps. Extremities soiled and creased, significant loss to spine with wraps having separated, damp-stain to head of both upper and lower covers having worked through to text block. Leaves toned, occasional spots of foxing.
Price
£ 175.00
[HAWARDEN, Edward]. Four appendixes. I. Of Images and Relicks. II. Of Prayers for the Dead and Purgatory. III. Of the Celibacy of Priests, Communion in one Kind, and the Liturgy in Latin. IV. Of Mr. L's Unanswerables. [s.n.]. 1715.
[3], 328-346, [8], 348-496pp, [16]. Contemporary panelled calf. Rubbed, joints cracked, loss to foot of spine. Hinges cracked, ink spots to text on p.337 with no loss of sense, leaf Z4 separating. Without additional titlepage.
Price
£ 75.00
[HAWKE, Martin]. Howell Wood; Or, The Raby Hunt, in Yorkshire. February, 1803. A New Hunting Song, to the Tune of "Ballynamonaora". Printed By Henry Reynell. 1804. First Edition.
8pp. Modern morocco backed buckram, with contrasting morocco title label, gilt, to upper board. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester's copy, with his bookplate and small booklabel of J.O. Edwards to FEP.
Price
£ 250.00
[HEAD, Francis Bond]. A faggot of French sticks. John Murray. 1852. First edition.
In two volumes. viii, [1], 10-463, [1]; iv, [1], 6-455pp, [1]. Handsomely bound in contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Slight rubbing and some spots of soiling to extremities. Marbled endpapers and edges, sporadic foxing, armorial bookplates of Wm. Webb Hayward to both FEPs. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins.
Price
£ 175.00
[HEARNE, Thomas]. A vindication Of those who take the Oath of Allegiance, To His Present Majestie from Perjurie, Injustice, and Disloyaltie, Charged upon them by Such as are against it... [s.n.]. 1731. Large paper edition.
[2], lix, [1], 80pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Recent brown half-morocco, brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, internally a clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 250.00