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[LAKE ERIE]. Historischer Kalender Oder Der Hinkende Bot: Auf Das Jahr Christi 1843. Bei Carl Stampfli. 1843.
[72pp]. With woodcuts to text, and an additional folding woodcut plate. Stitched at spine, with blue paper reinforcement. Some creasing/splitting to spine, else a crisp copy, clipped to marginal top corner of first 12 leaves.
Price
£ 250.00
[LANGHORNE, John]. The letters that passed between theodosius and constantia; after she had taken the veil. Printed for T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt. 1763. First edition.
xxv, [1], 165pp, [1]. Without half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary speckled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, joints split. Very light damp-staining to final gathering, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[LE SAGE, Alain Rene]. The adventures of gil blas of santillane. A new translation. By the author of roderick random. Printed for W. Strahan et al.. 1785. Sixth edition.
In four volumes. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and a further 17 engraved plates. Uncut in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces.A trifle marked and worn with surface loss to boards, chipping to spines, splitting to joints. Lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[LETTERS]. CHAMBON, Madam de. Letters and conversations Between Several young ladies on Interesting and improving Subjects. Translated from the Dutch of Madam de Cambon. Revised from the original Work and Illustrated with Copper Plates. Printed for C. Dilly. [c.1795].
iv, [2], 173pp, [3]. With engraved title and five engraved plates. Contemporary green roan-backed marbled boards. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, two small holes to spine, two quires slightly protruding from text block. A little spotting to title and plates.
Price
£ 250.00
[LETTERS]. [DOUGLAS, Francis]. Familiar letters on a variety of important and interesting subjects, From Lady Harriet Morley, and others. Printed for W. Strahan. 1773. First edition.
[7], iv-viii, 16, 560pp, [i.e. 460pp]. With 16pp subscribers' list. Contemporary calf, gilt. A trifle rubbed, some discolouration to joints. Without lettering-piece, gilt faded. Preliminaries a little browned, else internally a fine copy.
Price
£ 250.00
[LEVER,Charles]. The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer. William Curry, Jun. And Company.. 1845.
xv, 343pp. Complete with engraved frontispiece, extra engraved title and all illustrations. Handsomely bound in contemporary tan straight-grain morocco, elaborate gilt decoration to spine with contrasting red morocco lettering piece and gilt titling. Marbled end papers and edging. Some rubbing to extremities and as often, illustrations heavily oxidized.
Price
£ 100.00
[LEYDEN, John]. Scottish Descriptive Poems; With some illustrations of Scottish Literary Antiquities. Printed by and for Mundell & Son. 1803. First Edition.
vi, [2], 255pp, [1]. With four terminal advertisement leaves. Finely bound in contemporary speckled calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed, a little cracking to joints and chipping to head of spine.
Price
£ 125.00
[LIBRARY CATALOGUE]. Catalogue of the library of the royal college physicians of edinburgh. Printed by Thomas Constable. 1849.
viii, [2], 322pp. Largely unopened in original blind-stamped green cloth by Orrock & Romanes of Edinburgh, lettered in gilt. Slightest of wear to extremities. Ink library stamps of New College, Edinburgh to verso of title, internally clean and crisp, a near fine copy.
Price
£ 350.00
[LIGER, Louis]. La nouvelle maison rustique, ou economie generale de tous les biens de campagne; la maniere de les entretenir et de les multiplier... Chez Desaint. 1772. Dixieme edition [i.e. Tenth edition].
In two volumes. viii, 760; vii, [1], 756pp, [1]. With 38 woodcut plates, and numerous woodcut illustrations in the text. Contemporary calf, spines richly gilt, all edges red. Heavily rubbed, loss to head and foot of spines, slight splitting to joints. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of 'Edgar Mac Culloch' to front pastedowns alongside ink-stamps of' Elizabeth College Library Guernsey', ink ownership inscriptions to title, lightly foxed, overall internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 300.00
[LISTER, Thomas Henry]. Granby. A novel. Henry Colburn. 1826. First edition.
In three volumes. [2], 325; [2], 342; [2], 330pp. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to head of Vol. II spine. Neat ink annotation to final page of Vol. II, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 150.00
[LITHOGRAPHY]. FOX, Buscall. The shapwick monster, with illustrations. Published by F. Clemence, Bookseller. 1841. First edition.
10pp. With four lithographed plates. Original publisher's stitched lithographed paper wrappers. A little rubbed and marked, short tears to spine, with slight surface loss to margins. Ink inscription 'From Mr Orndell(?)' to upper wrapper. One plate detached.
Price
£ 500.00
[LIVERPOOL ELECTION]. An impartial collection of the address, songs, squibs, &c. that were published at Liverpool, during the Election of Members of Parliament, In November, 1806. Candidates: Lieut.-Gen. Ban. Tarleton, Major-General Isaac Gascoyne, and Wm. Roscoe, Esq.. Printed by John Adams. [1806]. First edition.
88pp. Later brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities. Ink inscription of 'Sydney Jeffrey' to recto of FFEP, all leaves a trifle browned.
Price
£ 200.00
[LIVERPOOL ELECTION]. The Liverpool squib book, being a correct and impartial collection of all the addresses, songs, squibs, and other papers, issued during the contested election, March, 1820; To which are added, the whole of the speeches of the right hon. George Canning. Printed and Published by W. Bethell. 1820. First edition.
64pp. Illustrated with four woodcuts. Uncut in original publisher's printed paper wraps, recently naively rebacked in green cloth. Wrappers laid-down, a trifle dust-soiled, some staining. Loss to top margin of H, not touching text.
Price
£ 200.00
[LIVERPOOL MERCURY]. The liverpool mercury, or commercial , literary, and political herald; a weekly paper, intended to be formed into a series of annual volumes, With a Copious Index to each. Vol. I. Commencing july, 1811, - terminating july, 1812. Printed by Egerton Smith and Co.. 1812. First edition.
52 issues bound together. [2], viii, 90, 93-94, 91-92, 95-242, 245-246, 243-244, 247-416pp, xi, [1]. Several leaves misbound. Later half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Boards rubbed and a trifle worn. Occasional short marginal tears, spots of dust-soling, light browning.
Price
£ 450.00
[LOCKE, John - Misattributions]. A Common-place Book to the holy bible: or, the Scriptures Sufficiency Practicall Demonstrated. Wherein Whatsoever is contain'd in Scripture, Respecting Doctrine, Worship, or Manners, is reduced to its Proper Head: Weighty Cases Resolved, Truths Confirmed, difficult Texts Illustrated, and Explained by others more plain. Printed by Edw. Jones, for Awnsham and John Churchill. 1697. Third edition.
[16], 310, [10]. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary blind-panelled speckled calf, neatly rebacked and recornered in brown morocco, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Binding a trifle rubbed and a little marked, new endpapers. Small rust hole to G3, without loss of sense, else a crisp and clean copy.
Price
£ 350.00