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[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
[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
[LITURGY - English]. The book of Common Prayer, And Administration of the sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies of the church... Printed by T. Wright and W. Gill...And sold by S. Crowder...and by W. Jackson. 1770.
[336]pp. Extra-illustrated with 51 (of 52) engraved plates by G. L. Smith; printed by William Dawson in 1773 (ESTC N470974). Leaf K2 misbound after K4. [Bound with:] The whole book of psalms, collected into english metre, by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins, and Others... London. Printed by H. Woodfall, 1767. [96]pp. 12mo. Attractively bound in contemporary elaborately gilt-tooled red morocco, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked. Marbled endpapers, front pastedown sprung, ink-stamp of the Selbourne Library to verso of first title-page and leaf F2, slight margingal loss to head of leaf F3, occasional marginal repairs to plates.
Price
£ 200.00
[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
[LONDON]. London: a descriptive poem. Printed for William Darton. 1812. Second edition, corrected.
28pp, [4]. With eight copper-plates (dated 1813), and two terminal advertisement leaves. Stitched in original publisher's buff paper wrappers, lettered in black. Extremities dust-soiled and a trifle rubbed, some loss to spine. Substantial loss to foot of title, touching imprint with loss of price, occasional marginal chipping and small ink spots to text, tear to one plate, partial naive colouring of four plates.
Price
£ 275.00
[LUCAS, William]. A five weeks tour of Paris, Versailles, Marli, &c. Shewing The different Charge attending One, Two, or Four Persons through this Tour; and the most reasonable and pleasurable Method of performing it. With an accurate Description of Paris...And also An Account and Description of the Coins; the Charge of Post-Chaise from Calais to Paris; the best Inns to Bait and Lodge at; and the Monies to be paid at every Stage; and all other necessary and useful Precautions and Instructions for this present Tour.. Printed for T. Waller. 1754. Third edition.
[4], 41[i.e. 42]pp, [2]. With a half-title and terminal advertisement leaf. Contemporary roan backed marbled paper boards. Rubbed, library shelf mark in correction fluid to foot of spine. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate of Bath Public Reference Library to FEP with shelf marks in manuscript and their embossed stamp to title, D2, and G, pen trials to verso of final leaf.
Price
£ 350.00
[LYTTELTON, George Lytellton, Baron]. The court-secret: A Melancholy Truth. Now first Translated from the Original Arabic. By an Adept in the Oriental Tongues. Printed for T. Cooper. 1742. Second edition.
43pp, [1]. Later pink paper wrappers. Some marking to extremities. Ink price to head of title (Vol. 3d), ink manuscript annotation to verso, occasional light dust-soiling.
Price
£ 200.00
[MAGNA CARTA]. Magna Charta, cum statutis, tum antiquis, tum recentibus, maximopere animo tenedis, iam nouiter excusa, & summa diligentia emendata & correcta. Cui adiecta junt nonnulla Statuta, nunc demum tipis aedita. Imprinted [by Adam Islip] for the Companie of Stationers. 1618.
[6], 258 leaves. Nineteenth-century half-calf, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed. Light damp-staining to head of preliminary leaves, worm-trail to gutter margins throughout and to fore-edge of final four gatherings, occasional light spotting.
Price
£ 850.00
[MAIR, John]. A compendious geographical and historical grammar: exhibiting a brief survey of the terraqueous globe; and shewing, The Situation, Extent, Boundaries, and Divisions of the various Countries; their Chief Towns, Mountains, Rivers, Climates, and Productions; their Governments, Revenues, Commerce, and their Sea and Land Forces... Printed for W. Peacock and Sons. 1802. Second edition.
xxviii, 408pp, [8]. With 13 engraved folding maps hand-coloured in outline, the first bound as frontispiece. Contemporary calf, contrasting morocco lettering-piece, richly gilt, marbled endpapers and edges. Spine and edges rubbed, slight cracking to boards, some surface loss. Upper hinge cracked, ink inscription to recto of FFEP, offsetting to title, occasional foxing.
Price
£ 100.00
[MAISTRE, Joseph de]. Du pape. Chez Rusand; Chez Beauce-Rusard. 1819. First edition.
In two volumes. xlii, [2], 400pp, [4]; [3], 402-685pp, [3]. With a half-title to each volume. Uncut in original decorated paper wrappers. Rubbed, slight surface loss and tearing. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light browning.
Price
£ 125.00
[MALCOLM, David]. The Sorrows of Love, A Poem, In Three Books. Printed by Mundell & Son. 1801. First Edition.
[8], 135pp, [1]. With half-title. Uncut in original marbled paper boards, buff spine. Rubbed, with some loss to spine and a little marking to boards.
Price
£ 325.00