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BRODBECK, Ernst Konrad. Q. D. B. V. disputatio inauguralis medica de rhachitide quam gratia divina assistente ex decreto facultatis medicae praeside D. Alexandro Camerario...eruditorum examini publico submittit Ernestus Conradus Brodbeck... Litteris Schrammianis. [1735]. First edition.
28pp. Recent green cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Private library shelf-marks in manuscript to head of title, article clipping from a 1954 issue of 'Current Medical Digest' bound-in, a trifle browned. From the library of British physiologist John Yudkin (1910-1995), with his bookplate to FEP.
Price
£ 75.00
BRODIE, Sir Benjamin C. F.R.S.. Psychological Inquiries : In a Series of Essays, Intaended to Illustrate the Mutual Relations of the Physycal Organization and the Mental Faculties.. Longman, Brown.... 1854. First edition.
viii, 264, 24 (advertisements). Publishers original cloth, gilt. Neatly repaired with new end papers.
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£ 50.00
BROOKES, R[ichard]. The general gazetteer: or, Compendious geographical dictionary. Containing a description of all the empires, kingdoms, states, republics, provinces, cities, chief towns, forts, fortresses, castles, citadels, seas, harbours, bays, rivers, lakes, mountains, capes, and promontories in the known world... Printed for J. F. C. Rivington et al.. 1791. Seventh edition.
xvi, [668]pp. With an engraved folding frontispiece map, and six further engraved folding plates of maps. Contemporary speckled roan, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Slight rubbing, some surface loss, splitting to joints, loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP with the motto 'Labor Ipse Voluptas', ink-stamp to recto of FFEP of the Ben Damph Forest Library, estate of the Earls of Lovelace, an internally clean and crisp copy.
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£ 275.00
BROWN, C. R. (Editor). Scottish Annual 1859. A. & C. Black. 1859. First edition.
viii, 412pp. With an illustrated decorative title page and and engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind stamped, pebbled green cloth, richly gilt, A.E.G., yellow tinted endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, with ink inscription of 'Samuel Loverly, With the Editors Complts. Xmas 1858' to recto of FFEP, with further later inscriptions in ink and pencil to same.
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£ 50.00
BROWNE, D[aniel] J[ay]. Letters from the Canary Islands. George W. Light. 1834. First edition.
140pp. With a lithographic frontispiece, an engraved map, and two woodcuts in the text. Original publisher's green decorated cloth, recently rebacked to style. A trifle rubbed. Light marginal damp-staining to frontispiece, ink-stamps of the New York Academy of Sciences to title and p.74, else clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inscribed to recto of FFEP; 'To / The New York Lyceum of Nat. History / with the respects of / D. Jay Browne', with their ink-stamp to head of title.
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£ 350.00
BROWNE, Rev. Thomas. Poems on Several Occasions. Printed for Vernor & Hood by R. & W. Dean. 1800. First Edition.
xxviii, 179pp, [1]. With engraved portrait frontispiece. Nineteenth-century half-calf over marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, with loss at head of spine. Light offsetting to title, else a remarkably crisp copy.
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£ 275.00
BROWNING, Elizabeth Barrett. Last poems. Chapman and Hall. 1862. Second edition.
xi, [1], 142pp, [2]. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed, spine sunned, corners bumped. Upper hinge cracked with board working loose, later ink inscription to head of half-title, occasional chipping to top margins.
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£ 75.00
BRUCE, H[enry] A[ustin]. Life of General Sir William Napier, K. C. B.. John Murray. 1864. First edition.
In two volumes. vii, [1], 556; v, [1], 578pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's blue cloth, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities, spines sunned. Upper hinge of volume II cracked, short marginal tear to Z2 of Vol. I, otherwise internally clean and crisp. Bookplate of Lord Raglan and recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP of each volume.
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£ 250.00
BRUNET, Jacques-Charles. Manuel du libraire et de l'amateur de livres... Chez P. J. De Mat...et Chez H. Remy.... 1821. Third edition.
In four volumes. [4], xvi, 64, 73-424, 65-72, 425-620; [4], 610; [4], 638; [4], viii, 590pp, [1]. With half titles. Complete despite erratic pagination (a single gathering of Vol. I misbound). Contemporary vellum, contrasting red and brown morocco lettering-pieces, spines richly gilt. Extremities a trifle marked. Marginal repair to final leaf of Vol. II slightly affecting text, tape repairs to short marginal tears to one leaf of Vol. III touching text without loss of sense, paper repair to margin of penultimate leaf of Vol. IV, just clipping text. Ink inscription to FEP of Vol. I 'Wm. King / Rome / 1829', ink-stamps to FEP, penultimate leaf and RFEP of Vol. IV with the crest and motto of the Earls of Lovelace.
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£ 500.00
BRYDALL, John. Jus Imaginis apud Anglos; or The Law of england Relating to the Nobility & Gentry. Faithfully Collected, and methodically Digested for Common Benefit. Printed for John Billinger. 1675. First edition.
[16], 76pp, [4]. With an engraved frontispiece, a folding table, and a penultimate advertisement leaf. Recent red half-morocco, red cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G. Slightest of marking to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, ink ownership inscription of 'R. Owen' to title-page.
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£ 250.00
BUCHANAN, George. Clinical surgical report for the year 1870. [s.n]. [1871]. Reprinted from the Glasgow Medical Journal, Vol. 3 No. 2 Feb. 1871.
16pp. Unbound. Occasional spots of foxing, slight dust-soiling to drop-head title, creasing to all leaf corners.
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£ 75.00
BUCHLER, Johann. Sacrarum Profanarumque phrasium poeticarum Thesaurus recens perpolitus, et numerosior factus... Typis T.N. prostatq; venalis per Georgium Sawbridge. 1669. Editio decima septima.
402pp, [4]. Without terminal blank. Contemporary blind-ruled sheep, lacking all but a single catch of the original clasps. Rubbed, with loss to spine and cracking to upper joint, but nevertheless an attractive copy in an unsophisticated seventeenth-century binding. With initials CL to (sprung) front pastedown, a contemporary price of 2s 0d, and a calligraphic inscription of 'Walter Love, Ejus liber pre. 2s 2d, 1674/5' both to a blank fly-leaf.
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£ 350.00
BUCKMAN, James. A botanical guide to the environs of Cheltenham; comprising a classified arrangement of the indigenous flowers and ferns of the Cotteswold hills and the Vale of Gloucester; with the habitats of the various plants. H. Davis. 1844. First edition.
viii, vii, [2], 10-59pp, [5] ads. With an engraved frontispiece. Original publisher's limp green tooled cloth boards, recently rebacked. Extremities sunned and a trifle rubbed with the odd spot of soiling, ink library stamps to all edges. Ink inscriptions of 'Conway W. Lovesy' to title and verso of FFEP, correction fluid mark to FEP, pen trial to REP, occasional foxing.
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£ 175.00
BUFFIER, [Claude]. Introduction a l'histoire des maisons souveraines de 'Europe... Chez Antoine-Urbain Coustelier et Pierre-Francois Giffard. 1717.
Three volumes bound as two. [10], xxiv, 456; [2], viii, 432; [2], xlviii, 433-530pp. Recent blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent bookplates and ink shelf marks of the Bath Municipal Reference Library to front endpapers, with their occasional embossed stamps throughout, both titles and terminal leaves reinforced at gutter margins, very lightly foxed.
Price
£ 250.00
BURGES, Mary Anne. The progress of the pilgrim good-intent, in Jacobinical Times. Printed for John Hatchard and Son. 1822. Tenth edition.
xii, 191pp, [1]. Contemporary marbled calf, supralibros in blind to upper board of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Without lettering-piece, rubbing to spine with slight loss to head and foot. Ink ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of title, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
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£ 50.00