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[BONNAY, Charles-Francois, marquis de]. Le prophete jonas. Juillet 1793 par un emigre. [s.n.]. [1793]. Seconde edition.
[2], 38pp. Uncut, stitched into original publisher's drab paper wrappers. Lightly dust-soiled, contemporary inked ownership inscription to upper wrapper; 'Monsieur De la Galailiere / a Moleubeck', likely the Marquis de la Galailiere, state councillor and intendant of justice and finances in Lorraine province.
Price
£ 100.00
[BOONE, James Shergold]. The Oxford spy; in verse. Dialogue the first [-fifth]. For Munday and Slatter. 1818.
24, [1], 6-28, 32, 32, 55, [2], 60-74pp. Without half-title and title-page for the second dialogue, and divisional title for 'Notes to Canto V'. The first, second, and third dialogues are all third editions, the fourth a second edition, and the fifth and final dialogue a first edition. Contemporary green cloth-backed paper boards, recent printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Slight rubbing, some damp staining to boards, corners bumped. Armorial bookplate of William Hutchinson to FEP, with his ownership inscription to FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 75.00
[BOULLAY, Gustave]. Les danses des salons par un observateur. E. Dentu. 1855. First edition.
68pp. With a half-title. Attractively bound in later tan half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, spine richly gilt, T.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, very light damp-staining to margins. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of half-title; 'Amour ami Ambroise Girandeau (?) / l'auteur / G. Boullay.'
Price
£ 450.00
[BOWDLER, Henrietta Maria]. Sermons, on the doctrines and duties of christianity: addressed to a country congregation. Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies. 1802. Third edition.
xv, [1], 246pp. With half-title. Contemporary straight-grained red morocco, gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and marked, creasing to upper joint, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Cotsford Burdon (trimmed to image) to FEP.
Price
£ 450.00
[BRESSLER UND ASCHENBERG, Ferdinand Ludwig von]. Les souverains du monde. Ouvrage qui fait connoitre la Genealogie de leurs Maisons, l'Etendue & le Gouvernement de leurs Etats, leur Religion, leurs Revenus, Forces, Titres, Pretentions, Armoiries, avec l'origine historique des pieces qui les composent, & le Lieu de leur Residence. Avec un catalogue des auteurs qui en ont le mieux ecrit... Aux depens de la Compagnie, 1721-22. Second edition.
In four volumes. [28], 452, [1]; [4], 652; [4], 456; [4], 352, [4]. Illustrated with 180 engraved heraldic emblems, 135 integral and 45 plates (two of which mounted, one of which folding). Titles in red and black. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red and black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Wear to spines, rubbing to boards, loss and chipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Edward Finch, Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham to verso of each title, gilt-stamped armorial device to calf swatch mounted to FEP of Vol. I, near contemporary ink ownership inscriptions to toned title-pages, light damp-staining to preliminary gatherings of Vols. III and IV, very occasional marginal chipping.
Price
£ 250.00
[BRIENNE, Henri-Auguste de Lomenie, comte de]. Recueil de diverses pieces curieuses pour servir a l'histoire. Jean du Castel. 1664.
297pp. Contemporary red half-morocco, red melange paper boards, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed, marking to boards. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, internally clean and crisp.
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£ 250.00
[BRISTOL GAOL]. [Drop-head title:] Bristol Gaol Bill. Bristol, August 4, 1792. Objections to an act lately obtained for building a new gaol within the city of Bristol, and for other purposes; and reasons for a suspension and repeal thereof, presented to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, by the Delegates from the several Parishes, and from the Castle-Precincts, within the city. Printed by W. Pine. [1792]. First edition.
9pp, [1]. Uncut, stitched as issued. With docket title printed to verso of final leaf. Three horizontal folds, later stitching to spine, substantial ink-stain to verso of final leaf.
Price
£ 450.00
[BRISTOL REFUGE SOCIETY]. The first report of the bristol refuge society, for the Restoration of Females Who have unhappily fallen from Virtue, Ending 6 Month 30, 1815; with a list of the donors and subscribers. [s.n.]. [1914].
An early twentieth-century facsimile reprint of the original 1815 printing. 31pp, [1]. Original publisher's printed drab paper wrappers. Very light creasing.
Price
£ 100.00
[BRITISH ARMY]. Colburn's united service magazine and naval and military journal. No. CCCXXXI. June, 1856. Hurst and Blackett. 1856.
[10], 159-316pp. Uncut in original publisher's pink printed paper wrappers. A trifle worn and browned, loss to head and foot of split spine. Occasional slight marginal loss and tearing, from Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy though not identified as such.
Price
£ 150.00
[BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE]. Address by Sir Henry E. Roscoe. Printed by Spottiswoode and Co.. 1887. First edition.
27pp. [Bound with:] Address to the mathematical and physical section of the British Association, by Sir Robert S. Ball..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. [And:] Address to the chemical section of the British Association. By Edward Schuch..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the geological section of the British Association, by Henry Woodward...,Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 12pp. [And:] Address to the biological section of the British Association, by Alfred Newton..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 8pp. [And:] Address to the geographical section of the British Association. By Colonel Sir Charles Warren..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 14pp. [And:] Address to the economic science and statistics section of the British Association, by Robert Giffen..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 21pp. [And:] Address to the mechanical science section of the British Association. By Professor Osborne Reynolds..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 7pp. [And:] Address to the anthropological section of the British Association, by Professor A. H. Sayce..., Manchester, Printed by Spottiswoode and Co., 1887. 11pp. Recent brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[BRITISH MAGAZINE]. The british magazine. A monthly journal of literature, science, and art. Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis. 1830. First edition.
In two volumes, all published. [2], 480, [2]; [2], 476pp, [2]. Bound by S. Franceys of Liverpool in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, slight shipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Peter Bancroft to FEPs, later armorial bookplates and ink ownership inscriptions to FFEPs, very occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[BROOME, Ralph]. Letters from simkin the second to his brother simon, in wales; dedicated without permission, to the ancient and respectable family of the grunters. Printed for J. Debrett. 1796. First edition.
iv, 28pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints. Title-page a trifle marked, very occasional spotting.
Price
£ 250.00
[BROUGHAM AND VAUX, Henry Brougham, Baron]. Observations on Mr. brougham's bill "for better providing the means of education for his majesty's subjects;" shewing it's inadequacy to the end proposed, and the danger which will arise from it to the causes of religious liberty. Printed by T. Bensley. 1821. First edition.
30pp, [2]. With half-title. Stitched, as issued. Lightly creased, spotted, and dust-soiled.
Price
£ 75.00
[BROWNE, Peter]. Of drinking in remembrance of the dead. Being The Substance of a Discourse Deliver'd to the clergy of the Diocese of cork, on the Fourth of November, 1713. by the Bishop of that Diocese. And Published at their Unanimous Request. Printed for J. Roberts. 1713.
40pp. ESTC T83992. First published in 1713 as Of drinking to the memory of the dead. [Bound after:] Aminadab: or, the Quaker's vision. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. [4], 11pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. ESTC T8504. [And:] Aminadab's declaration, Deliver'd at a General Meeting Holden upon the first day of the Last pentecost. [London]. In the Year 1710. First edition. 15pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. Large ink-stain to foot of p.15. ESTC T7175. [And:] WITHERS, John. The history of the resistance, As practis'd by the Church of England... London. Printed for J. Robinson...And Sold by A. Baldwin, 1710. First edition. 24pp. ESTC T36443. Variant with 'Entered according to Act of Parliament' on the title-page. [And:] Some remarks By Way of answer To a late pamphlet entituled, A letter to Sir J.B. London. Printed for Jonah Bowyer, 1711. First edition. [2], 40pp. Without half-title. Loss and several small holes to final two leaves - touching text at times, without loss of sense. ESTC T69983. [And:] A letter to Sir J--- B---, By Birth a Swede, but Naturaliz'd, and a M---r of the Present P---t: Concerning the late Minehead Doctrine, which was establih'd by a certain Free Parliament of Sweden, to the utter Enslaving of the Kingdom. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1711. First edition. [6], 40pp. Without half-title. ESTC T38188. [And:] [WAGSTAFFE, William]. A comment upon the history of Tom Thumb. London. Printed for J. Morphew, 1712. Third edition, corrected. 24pp. ESTC N28234. [And:] STEELE, [Richard]. The importance of dunkirk consider'd: In Defence of the guardian Of August the 7th. In A Letter to the Bailiff of Stockbridge. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1713. Second edition. 40pp. ESTC T37053. [And:] Party No Dependance: Containing An Historical Account of the Rise and Fall of parties, in the Reigns of King charles II. King james the IId, and King william the IIId. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1713. First edition. [2], 38pp. ESTC T102360. [And:] [POINTER, John]. An account of a Roman pavement, Lately found at stunsfield in oxford-shire, Prov'd to be 1400 Years Old. Oxford. Printed by Leonard Lichfield, for Anth. Peisley, 1713. First edition. [8], 39pp, [1]. With frontispiece bearing woodcut of the Roman pavement described within. ESTC T106417. [And:] Her majesty and Her Royal Father vindicatd. In answer to a preface to the Volume of Sermons, &c.Now Publish'd by the Bishop of Sarum. In a letter to his Lordship. London. Printed for J. Baker, 1713. First edition. 23pp, [1]. ESTC N7813. [And:] The speech That was intended to have been spoken by the terrae-filius, In the Theatre at O----d, July 13. 1713. Had not his Mouth been stopp'd by the V. Ch----r. London. Printed: And sold by E. Smith, 1713. First edition. [6], 30pp. Without half-title. ESTC T16423. [And:] Revolution-Principles: Being a Full defence of the Bishop of St. Asaph's preface to his Four sermons: In answer to The objections which have been made against it; Proving them to be all Groundless, by Scripture, Law, and Reason. London. Printed for A. Baldwin, 1713. First edition. [8], 36pp. ESTC T59800. [And:] The Marquis de Langalerie's reasons for renouncing the Popish Religion... London. Printed and Sold by Joseph Downing, 1713. First edition. [6], 26pp. ESTC T110251. [Bound before:] A letter to the examiner, Suggesting proper heads, For Vindicating his masters. London. Printed for J. Moore, 1714. [2], 31pp, [1]. Without half-title. ESTC T38260. The bookseller’s name in the imprint is fictitious. [And:] [MINISTER OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND]. The case of Tyth-free Estates examin'd According to Principles of Conscience...with Relation to Her Majesty's Royal Bounty to the poor clergy of the Church of England. Exon. Printed by Sam. Farley, for Phil. Yeo, 1714. v, [1], 30pp. Title-page dust-soiled, small hole running through first three leaves - just clipping text without loss of sense. ESTC N14642. [And:] LAURENCE, John. The Clergy-Man's Recreation: Shewing the Pleasure and Profit Of the Art of gardening. London. Printed for Bernard Lintott, 1714. First edition. [16], 83pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece. ESTC T30843. [And:] [VILLARS, Abbe de, Nicolas-Pierre-Henri]. The Count de gabalis: Being a Diverting history of the Rosicrucian doctrine of spirits, viz. Sylphs, Salamanders, Gnomes, and Daemons: Shewing their Various Influence upon Human Bodies... London. Printed for B. Lintott and E. Curll, 1714. [8], 88pp. Without half-title or terminal advertisement leaf. Some loss to upper corner of title-page. ESTC T34208. [And:] A brief examination of the Bishop of cork's discourse, of Drinking to the Memory of the dead. By a Country-Curate of ireland. London. Printed for J. Roberts, 1714. First London edition. [2], iv, [2], 36pp. A trifle dust-soiled. ESTC N15844. 8vo. Later gilt-ruled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed. Occasional spotting/dust-soiling, very occasional short tears to upper margins.
Price
£ 1,750.00
[BRYAN]. The Temple of Fame. A poem. Inscrib'd to Mr. Congreve. Printed and Sold by H. Hills. 1709.
15pp, [1]. With a terminal page of publisher's advertisements. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Minor wear to extremities. Text-block working loose of binding, light damp-staining to bottom corner and gutter margin of all leaves.
Price
£ 50.00