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[LOCKE, John]. [ROCHESTER, John Wilmot, Earl of]. Britannia rediviva. Excudebat A. & L. Acad. Typogr.. 1660. First edition.
[152]pp. Collates A, a, B4, b2, C-L4, M2, Aa-Ff4, as called for by Madan and Case, the former of whom appears to have miscounted this collation to [156pp]. Recent red half morocco, gilt. Marbled endpapers. Some browning to text. Two early inked corrections to M2v, some spotting, small rust-hole to Ee2 without loss of sense.
Price
£ 2,000.00
[LONDON]. A description of the colosseum as re-opened in M.DCCC.XLV. Under the Patronage of Her Majesty the Queen, and H.R.H. Prince Albert. With numerous illustrations, and eight coloured sections of the panorama of London, Embossed by Messrs. Dobbs, Bailey, & Co.. Printed by J. Wertheimer and Co.. 1845.
24pp. With 14 plates, six woodcuts and eight views engraved by the Kronheim process depicting the Panorama of London. A rare survival, stitched within the original publisher's printed buff wrappers. A little tired, with some wear and tear to extremities, a little marking and small patch to upper wrap where tip-ex has been removed. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 750.00
[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
[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
[MACKY, John]. A journey through England, In familiar letters from a gentleman here, to his friend abroad. Printed for J. Hooke. 1722. Second edition.
[4], xix, [1], 215, 224-327pp, [1], xl. Complete despite erratic pagination. Contemporary panelled calf, gilt numeral 'I' to spine. Rubbed, a trifle marked, slight splitting to joints. Ink initials to recto of FFEP, lightly foxed.
Price
£ 150.00
[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
[MAN]. Thoughts on the nature of man, the propagation of creeds, and the formation of human character. Joseph Clayton et al.. 1850. First edition.
83pp, [1]. Disbound. Slightest of dust-soiling to title and terminal leaf, single instance of manuscript correction to text, else clean and crisp.
Price
£ 75.00
[MARKS, Richard]. Nautical essays: or, a spiritual view of the ocean and maritime affairs: with reflections on The Battle of Trafalgar, and other events. Published by J. Nisbet. 1818. First edition.
[8], 211pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently neatly rebacked. Rubbed with discolouration to boards. Hinges exposed, armorial bookplate of 'Letitia Le Poer French' to FEP, contemporary ink gift inscription to FFEP, occasional spotting.
Price
£ 300.00
[MARRIAGE LAW]. A. J.. The summary remedies of wives. A handy-book for lay justices by one of themselves. Shaw & Sons. 1892. First edition.
30pp, [2]. Original publisher's blind-stamped limp brown buckram. A trifle rubbed, vertical crease to upper panel, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to head of title-page; 'Sir R. Harrington Bt / with the compilers best / regards / sep: 1892'.
Price
£ 100.00
[MARSHALL, William]. Planting and Rural Ornament. Being a second edition, with large additions, of planting and ornamental gardening, a practical treatise. Printed for G. Nicol et al.. 1796. Second edition.
In two volumes. xxxii, 408, [8]; xx, 454pp, [6]. With half-titles to both volumes and a terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. II. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, gilt. Remnant of morocco lettering-piece to Vol. I, heavy rubbing and surface loss to spines, splitting to joints. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[MARVELL, Andrew]. Flagellum Parliamentarium: being sarcastic notices of nearly two hundred members of the first Parliament after the Restoration. A.D.1661, to A.D.1678. From a contemporary ms. in the British Museum.. Printed by and for J. B. Nichols. 1827.
xii, 36pp. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's pink paper boards, printed paper title label to upper board. Substantial surface loss to spine, splitting to joints, lightly soiled. Occasional pencil underlining, else internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 100.00
[MASS]. l'ordinaire de la messe selon le rite romain. Gruel & Engelmann. 1891.
37pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and an additional engraved title. Handsomely bound by Gruel & Engelmann in contemporary tooled calf, gilt, A.E.G. Very minor rubbing to extremities. Green silk endpapers. Internally clean and crisp.
Price
£ 125.00
[MELMOTH, William, the younger]. The letters of Sir Thomas Fitzosborne. Printed for J. Dodsley. 1784. Ninth edition.
xii, 452pp. Handsomely bound in contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. A trifle rubbed, splitting to joints, some loss to head and foot of spine. Armorial bookplate to FEP, an internally clean and crisp copy.
Price
£ 100.00